Accountant Job in Kenya 2021
Career Employment Kenya: Accountant Job in Kenya 2021
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

Job Title: Sacco Accountant

Department:

Sacco

Location / Work station:

Kibera

Working Hours:

Monday – Friday, 8:00am
– 5:00pm

Reporting Relationships

Reports to:

CEO Shofco

Direct reports:

Senior  Sacco Manager

Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Senior
Sacco Manager, the position will be responsible for the day to day coordination
of the Society’s Finance and Accounting operations. It will also entail the
strategy component as the Sacco seeks to go to the next level

Key Responsibilities and Job Dimensions

       I.Responsibilities

  • Giving
    guidance in all financial and accounting matters
  • 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
  • Preparation
    of Economic reports
  • Submitting
    implementation work plans and ensure proper reporting systems are in place
  • Advising
    and overseeing prudent financial management and investment
  • Keeping
    abreast with changes in financial regulations and legislation
  • Ensuring
    the society’s assets and liabilities are recorded accurately and
    safeguarded 
  • Approving
    payments made by the Sacco
  • 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 Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

Academic Qualifications

·        
Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or equivalent from a recognized university 

Professional Qualifications

·        
CPA(K) and a member of ICPAK

Other required qualifications (unique/job specific)

  • Navision
    Dynamic ERP system skills
  • Sacco
    experience will be an added advantage

Functional Skills:

Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

  • Examining
    information
  • Documenting
    facts
  • Articulate
    information
  • Checking
    things
  • Keen
    to details
  • Excellent
    analytical skills
  • Team
    working
  • Following
    procedures
  • Upholding
    standards

How to Apply:

Interested applicants
should send their applications together with a detailed Cover letter and CV to
the HR Director jobskibera@shininghopeforcommunities.org
. Applications without
this information will not be considered. DO NOT ATTACH TESTIMONIALS at
this point. Shortlisting will be done rolling out basis.