Finance and Admin Assistant (Law firm) – Nairobi, Kenya

Summit Recruitment and Search Africa is a leading Recruitment and Executive Search agency head quartered in Kenya providing outstanding talent to a wide range of companies and NGOs in various business sectors across Africa.

Our client a prominent law firm in Kenya is seeking to hire a to be based at their offices in Nairobi. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in managing both financial and administrative tasks within the firm. The ideal candidate Must have a bachelor’s degree in finance, at least CPA III and a minimum of 4 years’ experience as an accounts and admin assistant for a law firm.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage office petty cash and post all the expenses into the accounting system.
  • Coordination and preparation of monthly payroll.
  • Follow up with the banks on payments and monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Data entry of transactions into QuickBooks.
  • Assisting auditors in completing their audit work.
  • Payment of utility bills
  • Assist in financial reporting, budgeting, and forecasting.
  • Ensure smooth office operations by managing supplies, equipment, and facilities.
  • Act as the firm’s bank agent for all banking transactions.
  • Prepare payment cheques; ensure that all the necessary supporting documents are attached before forwarding them to the Managing Partner for signing.
  • Prepare monthly VAT schedule, coordinate filing, and ensure that any tax due is paid.
  • Coordinate audit and filing of Managing Partner’s income tax returns annually on i-tax by the Auditor and ensure that any due tax is paid.
  • Coordinate the implementation of policies and procedures within the Firm and ensure compliance of established Firm Policies and Procedures.
  • Coordinate staff activities and events and share the estimated expenses for budgeting.
  • Manage staff leave days and maintain human resource records with utmost confidentiality.


  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in finance.
  • Must have CPA III.
  • Must have a minimum of 4 years’ experience in finance and admin for either a financial institution or law firm.
  • Must be proficient in QuickBooks.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • High level of integrity and professionalism.

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Salary: Gross Monthly Salary: Kes 80,000 – 100,000 (Approx. 547 USD)
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Career Level: Mid-Level
Job Type: Full Time
Deadline for applications: 30/03/2024