Book keeper

KCSE Certificate.
Job Code AHF-JB-5747F.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements: KCSE Certificate

Experience: We dont necessarily base competency on previous experience. However, a candidate must pass a face to face interview upon selection The face to face interviews will be conducted in July. More communication will be done on this to specific candidates

About the job

As a Bookkeeper, you will be responsible for maintaining accurate financial records, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and general ledger entries. Your role will involve organizing financial transactions, reconciling accounts, and preparing financial reports to support business operations and decision-making processes. Key responsibilities include:

1. Recording financial transactions in accounting software or ledgers, including invoices, payments, receipts, and journal entries.

2. Reconciling bank statements, credit card statements, and other financial records to ensure accuracy and completeness of transactions.

3. Generating and issuing invoices to customers or clients, tracking accounts receivable balances, and following up on overdue payments.

4. Processing accounts payable invoices, verifying accuracy, obtaining approvals, and preparing payments for vendors and suppliers.

5. Maintaining accurate records of petty cash transactions, expense reports, and reimbursement requests.

6. Calculating and processing payroll for employees, including wages, salaries, taxes, and deductions, and preparing payroll reports.

7. Preparing financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements, on a regular basis.

8. Assisting with budget preparation, variance analysis, and forecasting to support financial planning and decision-making.

9. Providing financial information and support to management, auditors, and other stakeholders as needed.

10. Ensuring compliance with accounting principles, standards, and regulations, and participating in audits or financial reviews as required.

Skill Requirements

1. Basic understanding of accounting principles, practices, and procedures.

2. Proficiency in using accounting software such as QuickBooks, Xero, or Peachtree.

3. Strong numerical and analytical skills, with attention to detail and accuracy in financial data entry and reconciliation.

4. Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines.

5. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact professionally with colleagues and clients.

6. Integrity and confidentiality in handling financial information and transactions.

7. Willingness to learn and adapt to new accounting software or tools.

Nairobi, Kenya
450K - 500K
Estimate sal. Per Year
  • Kindly note that if you qualify for this role, you will start working once we have officially started operations in Kenya. Currently, we are in the final steps of approvals from kenyan authorities. We estimate this will take a few months. Once you qualify, more details on reporting date and location will be communicated through your personal contacts. Success!