Assistant Accountant job at Cannon General Insurance (K) Ltd

Vacancy title:
Assistant Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Insurance , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Cannon General Insurance (K) Ltd

Deadline of this Job:
03 February 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Sunday, January 29, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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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

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

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

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 03 February 2023
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 29-01-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 29-01-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 29-01-2067
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