Accountant / Administrative Officer Job in Kenya

Position Title: Accountant / Administrative Officer
Objectives of the Assignment: The Accountant / Administrative Officer is responsible for managing the office finances and assisting with administrative issues. We are is looking for a reliable accountant to grow with the organization.
The Accountant / Administrative Officer’s responsibilities include, but will not be limited to:
Financial responsibilities
·         Managing petty cash system
·         Verifying the accuracy of all purchase orders and supporting documentation
·         Tracking and entering into Quickbooks all office financial transactions
·         Maintaining the financial filing system in accordance with guidelines
·         Paying taxes to the appropriate authorities when necessary
·         Managing accounts receivable and accounts payable
·         Reconciling the bank accounts
·         Compiling quarterly and annual financial reports for the management
·         Providing financial information on request.
·         Liaising with regulatory bodies or approved consultants to ensure compliance by the organization for financial related matters.
·         Other tasks as required
Administrative responsibilities
·         Assisting in managing the Human Resource function, including maintaining leave calendars, drafting employment agreements and other documents, and updating health insurance enrollment information

·         Ensuring all assets are tagged and keeping record of movement of assets
·         In link with the Finance Director, organizing the procurement of the goods and services for Kenya
·         Managing relationship with office complex and organizing logistics for the office
·         Providing support in logistics & travel arrangements to be made as per requirements
·         Providing support in organizing global conference calls, meetings, workshops and other events
·         Other tasks as required
Reporting: The Accountant / Administrative Officer reports to the Operations Director.
Assignment Period: This position is permanent with an initial probation period of three months.
Posting Details
This position is Nairobi-based.
The position requires the holder to be able to undertake tasking at short notice.
The position requires the holder to be able to work effectively and efficiently with minimum supervision.
The selected candidate must be able to plan and manage their own time effectively.
·         CPA II minimum
·         Degree in Accounting, Commerce, Business Administration or other relevant areas preferred
·         2-3 years of work experience in accounting including:
o Keeping office financial records for a small to medium sized organization
o Submitting taxes to appropriate local authorities
o Preparing financial reports
o Maintaining a petty cash system
Skills and Attributes:
·         Strong problem solving and communication abilities
·         Organized and self-motivated
·         Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel required; proficiency with Quickbooks preferred
·         Possesses honesty, integrity, and strong work ethic
·         Reliable and punctual in quality and timing of work
·         Collaborative and thrives in a team environment
·         Excited by and open to new ideas and new ways of doing things
·         Cooperative and supportive attitude and behaviour
·         Willingness to take on additional areas of responsibility relevant to the role
To apply, kindly send your updated CV to no later than 5pm, 2nd March, 2018.

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