The successful candidate for this position will be responsible for maintaining the company's cash book, managing the asset register, liabilities, and stock control. They will prepare daily, weekly, and monthly bank reconciliation and document financial transactions by entering account information. The candidate will analyze the expenditure and income on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis and will be instrumental in company budgeting and planning. They will also be responsible for undertaking timely submission of taxes and statutory deductions and correctly filing all such payments such as NHIF, NSSF, and PAYE. Additionally, the candidate will maintain a good relationship with bankers and advise management on methods to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the control environment over petty cash payments and staff loans and advances. They will recommend financial actions by analyzing accounting options, maintain accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures, and reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information. The candidate will prepare payments by verifying documentation and requesting disbursements, answer accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations, comply with state financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions. They will maintain customer confidence and protect operations by keeping financial information confidential and undertake any other duties assigned by management.
The successful candidate for this position must have a degree in commerce, accounting, finance or equivalent qualification. They must be proficient in the use of MS Office, especially MS Excel, and be a CPA - K finalist. The candidate should have at least 5 years of proven experience in the accounts department, be a great team player, and attentive to detail. They must possess strong numeracy, analytical, strategy, and research skills, able to handle multiple tasks and prioritize accordingly, should have good problem-solving skills, good math, and analytical skills, problem-solving ability, good planning, and organizing skills. The candidate must also have good communication and interpersonal skills.