Accountant Job in Kenya 2020
Career Employment Kenya: Accountant Job in Kenya 2020
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

Assistant Management Accountant

Location: Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Mid Level

Acorn is looking a Management Information Assistant to join our
Finance team to support our property operations department and ensure that
residence records and payment information is maintained accurately and
reliably. As an account you will audit our payment systems and ERPs ensuring
that records are promptly updated, and any errors and inconsistencies are
resolved in a timely manner

Additionally, you will generate and share accurate property
operations financial reports and enforce proposals on cost and revenue
realignment working closely with the Properties Reporting Manager. You may from time to time double in as an
Accounts Payable Accountant. 
  • Ensure that our payment and
    finance system debtor balances reconcile with student payments and that
    forfeited rent deposits are accounted for correctly
  • Ensure that bad debts are
    adequately provided for and set-off of deposits against rent where
  • Ensuring all payments booked
    into our payment and finance systems align and match entries in bank,
    MPesa, Mookh, and PDQ statements through reconciliations.
  • Ensure that student revenue and
    reversal entries are captured in the right entries and timely update of
    revenue from liability accounts. Set-off deposits against rent
  • Analyse student deposit account
    and approve refunds. Advise on posting of split/part refunds.
  • Complete balance sheet
    reconciliations ensuring that bank accounts and receipt control are
    reconciled and accurate including debtors and creditors
  • Maintain the property asset movement
    schedules for buses. Compute and post depreciation. Maintain FFE cost
    versus budget schedule.
  • Carry out property
    inter-company reconciliations. This is to ensure that inter-company
    balances in the books of AMSL tally with property financial statements.
  • Maintain property accruals and
    prepayments schedules and post as part of the month end procedures
  • Monitor cash receipt posting in
    our payment and finance systems. Verify that all cash payments reflect on
    bank statements on a monthly basis and immediately report any variances
  • Audit Mpesa receipt postings on
    our payment and finance systems
  • Carry out clean-up on cash
    receipts and deposit refunds
  • Provide support to external
    auditors on property financial statements and in resolving audit queries
    as and when they arise
  • Vouch referral fee payments
    ensuring that new students have checked in and paid before referral fee is
  • Any other duty assigned by
  • Degree in Finance, Accounting,
    or related degree
  • Relevant
    professional qualifications
  • Solid knowledge of basic and
    advanced accounting and financial principles and practices
  • Strong fluency with Excel
    formulas and functions
  • Strong analytical, data
    gathering and analysis skills with a keen eye for detail
  • Excellent communication,
    presentation, and organizational skills
  • Excellent knowledge of cost
    accounting, reporting, budgeting, and analysis
  • Financial Systems awareness