2 Accounts Assistant job at Optiven Limited
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Vacancy title:
2 Accounts Assistant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Estates and Interior , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Optiven Limited

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, June 28 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi, East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Monday, May 27 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
Optiven Limited is a real estate company. We are founded to provide value added plots for sale and offer real estate solution to the African community. As market leaders in this industry, we sell clean land with valid title deeds. With an extensive working experience, we ensure that we deliver. Our Patners are experienced and the staff professional, we provi...

Job Summary
• We are seeking to hire two highly competent and outstanding individuals who are dynamic and passionate about delivering results to join our finance and accounts team in Nairobi.
• The successful persons will be responsible for the general accounting function including preparing journal entries, maintaining balance sheet schedules and ledgers and account and bank reconciliations. They will also be assisting with monthly closings and account analysis as well as supporting the Finance & Accounts Manager in carrying out the responsibilities of the accounting department.

Responsibilities
• Giving daily and weekly updates aimed at improving financial records.
• Updating and maintaining accounting journals, ledgers and other records detailing financial business transactions.
• Preparation of monthly closings and preparation of monthly financial statements.
• Reconciling and maintaining balance sheet accounts.
• Preparing tax computations and returns as well as assisting in preparing budgets and forecasts.
• Preparing payrolls and submitting PAYE, VAT, NSSF and NHIF.
• Drawing up monthly financial reports i.e. expense reports.
• Administering accounts receivable and accounts payable.
• Maintaining accurate debtors’ and creditors’ records and liaising with the sales team to ensure prompt debt collection and prompt creditor payment.
• Posting all transactions to the accounting software on a daily basis, i.e. disbursements, payments made out, and cash received.
• Monitoring and resolving bank issues including fee anomalies and check differences.
• Ensuring up-to-date payment of utilities
• Performing regular reconciliations of the general ledger.
• Maintaining accurate and up-to-date records of all financial transactions.
• Assisting with year-end closings.
• Assisting with the preparation and coordination of the audit process.
• Assisting with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures.
• Carrying out other related tasks as might be required from time to time.

Requirements
• Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and/or CPA K
• Member of a professional body i.e. ICPAK is an added advantage
• At least 2 years’ experience in a busy and fast- paced environment.
• Must be very proficient in accounting software i.e. quick books.
• Conversant with filling statutory returns.
• Knowledge of accounting principles and best practices i.e. GAAP
• Knowledge of financial reporting.
• Knowledge of local and international laws regarding accounting, finances and taxation.

Skills
• Attention to detail and accuracy.
• Ability to work independently under minimal supervision.
• Ability to multi-task and get things done to completion.
• Ability to meet strict deadlines.
• Excellent planning and organizational skills.
• Result oriented and deadline-driven.
• Good scheduling and monitoring skills.
• Excellent Communication skills.
• Problem analysis and problem-solving skills.
• Excellent reporting skills.
• Team player.
• Confidentiality.
• Adaptability.
• Initiative.
• Integrity.
Last day of application is 31st May 2024.

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

Method of Application
If you believe you have high performance culture, positive mental attitude and you are self-driven, then apply through recruitment@optiven.co.ke Please indicate your desired location/region of work as the subject of the email. Example; Property Sales & Marketing Executive – Malindi Region.



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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Friday, June 28 2024
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 27-05-2024
No of Jobs: 2
Start Publishing: 27-05-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 27-05-2067
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