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Accountant

Co-operative Bank
Nairobi, Kenya

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

A medium sized Sacco in Kitui County wishes to recruit a suitably qualified and
experienced individual to fill an Accountant position.
Job purpose :
Reporting to the CEO, the position will be responsible for the day to day coordination of the
Society’s Finance and Accounting operations. The position will also manage staff within the
Society’s accounts function.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Holder of a Bachelor of Commerce degree or its equivalent from a recognized
    University;
  • Is a CPA (K) and member in good standing with ICPAK;
  • A minimum of 3 years relevant experience;
  • Prior experience and exposure in the Sacco sector desired; and
  • Computer proficiency for MS Office Suite and specialized accounting software.
Competences needed for the position.
  • Be of exemplary integrity and honesty
  • Possess analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Possess excellent business writing skills
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Have excellent report writing and presentation skills
  • Possess Coaching and leadership skills.

Responsibilities

  • Preparation of budgets and cash flow projections
  • Monthly bank and Mpesa account reconciliations
  • Preparation of final accounts, Trial Balance, monthly balance sheet and periodical
    reports
  • Liaison with both internal and external auditors on audit controls and act on
    management letters and closure of all audit queries
  • Preparation and presentation of annual revenue and capital budgets
  • Management of staff payroll
  • Keeping abreast with changes in financial regulations and legislation
  • Ensuring the society’s assets and liabilities are recorded accurately and safeguarded
  • Review and implementation of society’s financial and accounting policies and
    procedures
  • Providing guidance to the management on financial and accounting matters
  • Ensuring that adequate budgetary controls are in place
  • Advising and overseeing prudent financial management and investment
  • Submitting implementation work plans and ensure proper reporting systems are in
    place
  • Filling of statutory returns on time
  • Any other lawful duty as may be assigned by your supervisor from time to time

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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