Accounts Assistant

Our Client a law firm, based in Nairobi is looking to recruit an Accounts Assistant. The ideal candidate must be Guajarati, Hindu or Punjabi speaking.

Key Responsibilities:

• Liaise with and work under the instructions of the partners and accountant
• Processing Invoices, payments, requests for payment as per company procedure
• Handling and writing cheques
• Managing and posting petty cash transactions
• Carry out posting to and reconciliation of all office and client accounts
• Verification of ledgers and accounts for errors and making corrections as per the system
• Maintenance of General Ledger
• Maintenance of Spreadsheets
• Preparation of Journal Entries
• Dealing with customer queries and issues
• Handling VAT and Statutory deduction returns etc
• Provision of financial information for audit purposes when needed
• Preparation of accounts to Trial Balance stage
• Any other accounting duties that may arise on a daily basis
Must be able to use QuickBooks


• Minimum Five years’ work experience in Accounting or Finance
• Undergraduate degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or equivalent
• CPA (K) or ACCA
• Advanced proficiency in accounting software tools, i.e. QuickBooks and spreadsheets
• Ability to understand and apply current accounting guidelines, system and policy updates
• Ability and drive to work independently, solution oriented
• Ability to determine work priorities, make decisions and take appropriate actions
• Ability to meet schedules and deadlines of the work area
• Ability to communicate effectively


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