Assistant Accountant job at Corporate Staffing
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Vacancy title:
Assistant Accountant

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

Jobs at:

Corporate Staffing

Deadline of this Job:
30 November 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, November 04, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Key responsibilities include
• Assist in the preparation of asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analysing account information;
• Assist in the documentation of financial transactions by entering requisite account information;
• Recommending to the Senior Accountant financial actions by analysing accounting options;
• Summarizing Kijani Holdings’ current financial status by collecting information and preparing requisite financial reports such as statements of assets and liabilities and statements of profit and loss;
• Substantiating financial transactions by auditing documents;
• Reconciling financial discrepancies by collecting and analysing relevant account information;
• Securing financial information by completing data base backups;
• Maintaining Kijani Holdings’ financial security by following internal controls;
• Assisting in the preparation of payments by verifying documentation, and requesting corresponding disbursements;
• Answering Internal & External accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting best practices in accounting policy and regulations;
• Ensuring the Organization’s compliance with national and county financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising the Managing Director on necessary actions;
• Preparing special financial reports by collecting, analysing, and summarizing account information and trends; and,
• Contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed;
• Your duties shall also include any other suitable duties, which your Supervisor may call upon you to perform from time to time.

Education & Experience
• A Degree in B. Com; Accounting or Finance option
• CPA (K), ACCA, or its equivalent is an added advantage
• Knowledge of accounting principles and procedures including IFRS and IASs
• Member of ICPAK in good standing
• At least 3 years’ relevant experience
• Proficiency in computerized accounting systems. Sage, QuickBooks
• Experience working in the retail industry e.g. supermarkets, distributors, hardware
• Demonstrated experience with preparing budgets and forecasts

Key skills & competencies

• Excellent communication skills
• Proactive
• Team-work
• Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
• Planning and coordination skills
• Time management
• Attention to detail
• Problem solving & negotiation
• Adaptability
• Stress tolerance
• Ability to work independently

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 30 November 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 04-11-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 04-11-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 04-11-2066
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