Accounts Assistant

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1004478
  • Experience Less Than 1 Year
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

 Accounts Assistant

Location: Nairobi

Overall Purpose:

The incumbent will be tasked with updating and maintaining the financial database and records, conducting regular audits and account reconciliations, providing customer support, processing bills, checks, receipts, and other documents. Responsibilities also include ensuring proper document signatures and distribution, verifying financial and other data, monitoring financial transactions, entering data, maintaining updated records, assisting with account reconciliations, and participating in quarterly and annual audits.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Bookkeeping and general accounting
  • Creation and maintenance of spreadsheets
  • Assembling, sorting, and tabulating codes
  • Updating customer statements
  • Invoicing and reconciliation for various departments
  • Liaising with different departments and clients to ensure the proper flow of information regarding their accounts
  • Posting and offsetting payments in the system
  • Verifying claims and processing orders and deposit slips in a timely manner
  • Review and filing of payroll documents
  • Participation in quarterly and annual audits
  • Processing bills, checks, receipts, and other documents

Expected Skills, Competencies & Qualifications:

  • A degree in Accounting, finance, or a relevant field from a reputable institution
  • Minimum of 0-1 years of experience in a similar role
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems
  • Proficient in MS Excel and hands-on experience with accounting software (e.g., QuickBooks)
  • Ability to work in an extremely high-pressure and high-accountability environment
  • Capability to handle sensitive, confidential information
  • Knowledge of basic bookkeeping procedures and familiarity with finance regulations
  • Strong math skills, organizational skills, and the ability to spot numerical errors
  • Available immediately

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates who meet the above qualifications should send their CV only, stating the position applied for in the subject line, to by COB Friday, 21st December 2023.

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