Accountant – Nairobi Kenya

Our client in the FMCG industry is seeking to recruit an Accountant. The successful candidate will be responsible for financial planning & reporting, accurate & timely financial statement and smooth running of the office. The ideal candidate MUST be a CPA/ACCA finalist and proficient in QuickBooks. Candidates who have experience working with WooCommerce or other online sales platforms will have an added advantage.

Key Requirements:

  • Accurately prepare, review and submit monthly financial reports to management.
  • Monitor compliance with accounting principles and company procedures.
  • Raise invoices for B2C and B2B customers.
  • Prepare monthly returns and corporate filings i.e., payroll matters-KRA, NHIF, NSSF etc.
  • Monitor client accounts for outstanding / overdue debts.
  • Liaise with clients regarding payments and re-stocking requirements.
  • Monitor stock levels and prepare forecasts required for new purchases.
  • Liaise with external auditors and prepare schedules for audit purposes.
  • Ensure that all sales are accurately captured in WooCommerce and QuickBooks.
  • Analyse business operations, trends, costs, revenues, and financial commitments.
  • Learn and engage with the product offering to the extent that customers can be advised correctly and enthusiastically.
  • Be prepared to grow and work with the brand on a flexible basis – this may involve various off-site face-to-face marketing / consumer activation activities.

Qualifications:

  • MUST have a bachelor’s degree in Accounting/ Finance.
  • MUST be a CPA/ACCA finalist.
  • Must have at least 2 year experience.
  • Must have experience working with QuickBooks or ERP.
  • Proven experience and knowledge in advanced Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Experience working with WooCommerce or other online sales platforms will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent knowledge of invoicing (Purchase/Sales), Debtor /creditor management, Inventory Management.
  • Organized, pro-active and autonomous and enjoy teamwork.
  • Attentive to detail and have the ability to see the bigger picture.

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  • Education:Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Type:Full Time
  • Location:Nairobi, Kenya
  • Career Level:Entry Level
  • Salary:Monthly Gross Salary of Ksh. 35,000- Ksh. 40,000/= (Approx.350- 400 USD)
  • Deadline: 27th May 2022