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  • Posted: Jan 27, 2023
    Deadline: Feb 3, 2023

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    Assistant Accountant


    Reporting to the Financial Accountant – The Assistant Accountant will be responsible for timely and accurate preparation of payments and related reports.

    PRIMARY Duties & Responsibilities

    • Timely preparation of monthly management accounts
    • Preparation, submission and ensuring compliance with statutory returns and regulations-Ensure timely monthly, quarterly, and annual returns to IRA and KRA and other bodies as may be required from time to time.
    • Ensure completion of all General Ledger accounts reconciliations as per agreed timelines.
    • Accuracy and completeness of monthly bank reconciliations.
    • Prepare periodical journal reports while ensuring all monies received are receipted, all system payments are posted and updated, and all unpaid receipts are reversed.
    • Prepare financial statements for audit and preparation of audit file.
    • Preparation of tax schedules and payment of taxes- withholding VAT, withholding Tax Rent, withholding tax professional fees, withholding tax commissions, Premium tax, Training levy, PHCF.
    • Update monthly receipting schedules - Mpesa file, Bank order files - All bank accounts.
    • Check and authorize payment vouchers within the set limits.
    • Maintain and reconcile petty cash.
    • Timely correspondences with the banks especially on bank balance confirmation, opening bank accounts and updating bank mandates.
    • Preparation and maintenance of Fixed assets register.
    • Any other duty as may be assigned by the management from time to time.

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting or related field.
    • CPA II qualifications.
    • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar role.
    • Computer Literacy.
    • Required skills and Competencies.
    • Keen attention to details with a high level of accuracy.
    • Good Analytical skills with high attention to details.
    • Good self-planning and organizing skills.
    • Self-driven, flexible, and agile with strong work ethic.
    • Good planning and prioritizing abilities.
    • Good understanding of Insurance operations in Kenya.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email.

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