Accounting Clerk job at Aquaya
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Vacancy title:
Accounting Clerk

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Deadline of this Job:
09 March 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, February 22, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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We are recruiting for a full-time Accounting Clerk position based in Nairobi. The Accounting Clerk will report to Aquaya’s Finance Manager. We are searching for an individual who is detail-oriented, has excellent communication skills, and is eager to learn new methods and technologies. The ideal candidate will demonstrate experience in accurately maintaining a general ledger and ensuring compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

The Accounting Clerk will be responsible for the following key activities:
• Booking all bills, advance requests, payments, and receipts in QuickBooks Online accurately.
• Reconciliation of all staff accounts and preparing monthly reconciliation reports for these accounts.
• Filing monthly returns, i.e., PAYE, NHIF, NSSF, HELB, and any other statutory deductions within the set deadlines.
• Ensuring utility bills, i.e., Internet and Office Electricity, are settled by the due dates.
• Assisting with monthly close processes as delegated by the Finance Manager.
• Coordinating, assisting, and processing staff travel reimbursements.
• Ensuring compliance with GAAP.
• Assisting the Finance Manager as needed.

Criteria for the position
The following qualifications are necessary for this position:

• Bachelor’s degree in accounting.
• 1+ years of accounting experience.
• Experience working with non-profit organizations, specifically in billing.
• Working knowledge of GAAP and/or IFRS.
• Working knowledge of QuickBooks Online.
• Strong numeracy and analytical skills.
• Advanced Excel Workbook and technology skills.
• Good problem-solving and time-management skills.
• Highly organized and detail-oriented.
• Commitment to living in Nairobi on a full-time basis. Working remotely or maintaining a part-time residency in Nairobi are not options for this position.
• Fluency in English.
• We are also looking for the following skills and attributes:
• Good problem-solving and time-management skills.
• Previous work experience working with staff from other countries.
• Strong work ethic and a commitment to delivery.
• Outstanding organization with an attention to detail and an ability to establish systems to manage constant flows of information and deliver on deadlines.
• Proven ability to work closely with a small team and to successfully manage multiple and changing priorities in a fast-paced, dynamic environment while maintaining a positive and productive attitude and a good sense of humor!

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 12

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

Interested and qualified? Go to Aquaya on to apply

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 09 March 2023
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 22-02-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 22-02-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 22-02-2067
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