Bookkeeper
BrighterMonday Consulting
Nairobi
3d ago
source : BrighterMonday Kenya

Job Summary

We are looking for a skilled Bookkeeper to maintain our financial records, including purchases, sales, receipts and payments.

Where required, the individual will also be expected to provide administrative and client support to the bulk of payroll bureau clients for the wider business.

  • Minimum Qualification : Bachelor
  • Experience Level : Mid level
  • Experience Length : 3 years
  • Salary : 40-60K

    Bookkeeper job duties include working closely with our accounting team to create and analyse financial reports and ensure legal requirements compliance, process accounts payable and receivable and manage invoices and tax payments.

    Our ideal candidate holds an AAT qualification in Accounting or Bookkeeping at Level 3 4 and is familiar with accounting software packages, like Xero, Quickbooks, Zoho Books, Capium and KashFlow.

    Whilst much of this role relates to the day to day bookkeeping services for small to medium sized businesses, a successful candidate will obtain exposure to other types of accounting such as fund and pension scheme accounting.

    Although previous experience in this area is desirable, it is not required.

    Responsibilities

  • Record day to day financial transactions and complete the posting process
  • Answer and assist with periodic questions from the payroll bureau department
  • Verify that transactions are recorded in the correct day book, supplier’s ledger, customer ledger and general ledger
  • Bring the books to the trial balance stage
  • Perform partial checks of the posting process
  • Complete tax forms
  • Enter data, maintain records and produce reports and financial statements
  • Process accounts receivable / payable and handle payroll in a timely manner
  • Complete Periodic Balance Sheet Reconciliations
  • Maintain contact between senior accountants as well as those within accounting departments
  • Requirements

  • Proven bookkeeping and payroll experience
  • Solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting payable / receivable principles
  • Experience or willingness to learn and understand tasks associated to a Management Accountant (such as journals and balance sheet reconciliations)
  • Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records
  • Data entry skills along with a flair for numbers
  • Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and proprietary software
  • Proficiency in English and in MS Office
  • Customer service orientation and negotiation skills
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • BS degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration
  • Previous experience in an accounting firm will be an added advantage
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