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

1x Payroll Accountant

Rentokil
Initial – Kenya

Rentokil Pest Control is the world’s leading commercial
pest control company who provide quality, diligent and friendly services to all
our customers.

We operate in over 65
countries and we are ranked in the top 3 in 63 of those.

We are highly innovative
and have leading technical and scientific expertise and our customers look to
us for our knowledge and integrity.

Although we don’t
provide the most luxurious of services, this is certainly essential for all of
our customers, and to make sure service happens.

Initial Hygiene is the world’s leading hygiene services company who provide
quality, diligent and friendly services to all our customers. We operate in
over 40 countries and we are ranked in the top 3 in 38 of those. We produce high
quality, tailored hygiene product ranges for washrooms – across all sectors and
industries where our customers look to us for our knowledge and integrity

Ambius is the world leader in providing interior landscaping
services for a range of customers from boutique hotels, to shopping centres. We
use planting, scenting, flowers, artwork and exterior landscaping maintenance
to improve the environment for the benefit of the customer and their employees.
Ambius is a global brand across North America, Europe, South Africa, Sub Sahara
and Australia.

We have central support
functions of Human Resources, IT, Finance, Legal and Marketing & Innovation
in the Rentokil Initial Head Office locations and in country.

You would be supporting
the business in East Africa.

REQUIREMENTS

A vacancy has arisen for
Payroll
Accountant. 
The position will be based in the Nairobi
office.

Reporting to the EA
Finance Manager, you will be responsible for the payroll operations of the
business within East Africa. Responsibilities will include benefits
administration/deductions, maintaining proper payroll schedules and records,
payment and filing of monthly and annual statutory returns i.e. PAYE, NSSF and
NHIF, and other tasks as may be assigned.

Your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • Payroll
    processing for Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania
  • Payroll
    reconciliation before payment
  • Calculate
    all staff deductions and withholdings
  • Update
    the payroll files and general ledger
  • Maintain
    the payroll files for all staff
  • Resolve
    any payroll issues
  • Compute
    the sales commissions and leads and review with the Sales Consultants and
    staff.
  • Ensure
    payroll and tax documents are accurate
  • Payment
    and filing of statutory deductions i.e PAYE,NSSF and NHIF
  • Maintain
    proper records for all pension deductions and reconcile with the Pension
    fund Administrator.
  • Prepare
    accounting files, records and schedules
  • Reconciliation
    of payroll Balance Sheet accounts
  • Share
    with staff their monthly payslips and annual P9 schedules
  • Process
    overtime earnings and bonus pay
  • Answer
    employee questions concerning payroll
  • Manpower
    Number maintenance in liaison with the HR and the departmental managers
  • Participate
    in payroll audits
  • Ensure
    compliance with government laws on payroll accounting and taxes
  • Any
    other duty that may be allocated to you by FM

Do you have what it takes? If you want to be considered for this
role you will need:

  • University
    Degree in Business preferably Bachelors of Commerce Accounting/Finance.
  • Possess
    professional qualification: minimum CPA Section 4
  • MUST
    have minimum three (3) years working experience in the payroll accounting
    field.
  • Good
    analytical skills and an eye for details.
  • Ability
    to make quick but balanced decisions.
  • Ability
    to work as part of a team, build strong working relationships and
    formulate solutions.
  • Proficient
    in English – written and spoken
  • Numerical
    acumen
  • Computer
    literate
  • Integrity/reliability
  • Strong
    negotiation skills
  • Persuasiveness
  • Strong
    ownership & responsiveness
  • High
    energy levels (action orientated)
  • Self
    confident/assertive/passionate
  • Problem
    solving skills/solution driven
  • Strong
    demonstration of the values of service, relationships and teamwork
  • Excellent
    planning and organisational skills

HOW TO APPLY

Interested and qualified? Go to Rentokil Initial on jobs.workable.com to apply