Accountant – Nairobi, Kenya.

Our client, a dynamic 2nd Hand Retail Trading Company based in Eastland’s is looking to recruit an Accountant. The successful candidate must be a CPA-K, excellent retail/manufacturing background with great knowledge in inventory control. He/she must have in-depth experience and understanding of QuickBooks and willing to work Monday to Saturday.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Verify, allocate, post & reconcile accounts payable & receivable.
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results.
  • Analyse financial information and summarize financial status.
  • Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending.
  • Provide technical support and advice on Management accountant.
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures.
  • Manage accounting assistants and bookkeepers.
  • Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process.
  • Provide input into department’s goal setting process.
  • Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule.
  • Assist with tax audits and tax returns.
  • Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance.
  • Plan assign and review staff’s work.
  • Support month-end and year-end close process.
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP principles.


  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Must be a CPA -K.
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures.
  • In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Awareness of business trends.
  • Familiarity with financial accounting statements.
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process.
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software packages, like QuickBooks.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including VLOOKUP’s and pivot tables.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills.
  • Must be willing to work Monday to Saturday.
  • Must have the ability to work in a high-pressure environment.
  • Must be comfortable working with a start-up organization.

Please click on the tab below to apply:

  • Education:Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Job Type:Permanent.
  • Location:Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Career Level:Junior Level.
  • Salary:Ksh. 80,000 – 100,000 (Approx. 800 – 1000 USD) depending on individual skills & experience.
  • Deadline:30th July 2019.