Accountant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Accountant (Accounting & Tax Firm)

Location: CBD, Nairobi
Our client, an accounting and tax consultancy firm, is recruiting for an Accountant to join their team..
Job Summary:  You will provide clients with accurate quantitative information on financial position while ensuring they are compliant with all tax regulations.
Duties & Responsibilities:
·          Prepare asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information.

·          Document financial transactions by entering account information.
·          Recommend financial actions by analyzing accounting options.
·          Summarize current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.
·          Substantiate financial transactions by auditing documents.
·          Maintain accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.
·          Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
·          Secure financial information by completing data base backups.
·          Maintain financial security by following internal controls.
·          Answer accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations.
·          Comply with government financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.
·          Prepare special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.
·          Maintain customer confidence and protect operations by keeping financial information confidential.
·          Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
·          Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Key Requirements & Competencies
·          4-5 years work experience as an Accountant
·          CPA (K)
·          Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures, including the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
·          Hands-on experience with accounting software like QuickBooks
·          Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
·          Experience with general ledger functions
·          Strong attention to detail and good analytical skills
·          BSc in Accounting, Finance or relevant degree
·          Audit experience is an added advantage
Deadline:  Interested parties should send their online applications on or before 18th April 2019
Correspondence:  Detailed CV to be submitted online at
Applications not meeting minimum requirements will not be considered.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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