Accounts Associate Job in Kenya 2020
Career Employment Kenya: Accounts Associate Job in Kenya 2020
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

M-Pesa Foundation Academy

Career Opportunity: Accounts Associate – Payables

Established on a modern campus of 75 acres, 45 kilometers
outside Nairobi, the M-PESA Foundation Academy is a state of the art,
coeducational and residential secondary school offering both the Kenyan
National Curriculum and the International Baccalaureate Career-related
Programme (IBCP).

The Academy is a candidate school for the International
Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IBDP) and the Middle Years Program (MYP).

Driven by leadership, entrepreneurship, technology and
innovation, the Academy serves talented but economically disadvantaged students
with demonstrated leadership potential.

M-PESA Foundation Academy offers a world class, well rounded learning
environment to develop future leaders.

The Academy places great emphasis on the holistic development of
learners not just in academics but also in technology, music, sports, the arts
outdoor pursuits and community service.

Learners are exposed to the latest technology as part of the
day-to-day teaching and the school prides itself in moulding future leaders and
entrepreneurs.

The M-PESA Foundation Academy is seeking to recruit a dynamic
and visionary individual with exceptional skills in the following role.

Accounts Associate – Payables

General Purpose: Perform accounting and clerical duties related to the
efficient maintenance and processing of accounts payable transactions.

Main Job Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities

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Flag and clarify any unusual or questionable invoice items or
prices

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Sort, code and match invoices

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Ensure payments are made in a timely manner

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Track expenses and process expense reports

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Post transactions to journals, ledgers and other records

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Reconcile accounts payable transactions

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Prepare analysis of accounts and ledgers

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Maintain vendor/payable files

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Correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries

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Support timely production of Management Accounts

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Assist with month end closing process

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Provide supporting documentation for audits

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Support monthly bank reconciliation process

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Provide assistance and support relating to the procurement
process

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Any other duty assigned by the line manager from time to time

Education and Experience

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Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting or a related degree
CPA(K)

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At least 3 years’ experience dealing with accounts payable in a
busy accounts office

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Experience working in a learning institution will be a distinct
advantage

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Hands on experience working with a relevant accounting
software/ERP.

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Those with sage X3 experience have added advantage

Skills and Competencies

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Team player

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Accuracy and attention to detail

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Organizing and prioritizing

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Confidentiality

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Proper judgement

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Excellent communication skills

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Vendor relationship skills

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Information management skills

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Problem analysis and problem-solving skills

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Professional integrity

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Ability to meet deadlines

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Flexibility

Application Procedure

Please send your applications to
recruitment@mpesafoundationacademy.ac.ke not later than 23rd October, 2020
stating clearly on the email subject line and on your application letter
reference line, which role you are applying for.

Please note, only soft copy/ email applications to the address
provided will be accepted.

No hard copy applications will be accepted or received.

Kindly include in your application copies of your academic and
professional certificates, testimonials, certificate of good conduct, and
detailed CV, contact details as well as names and contacts (telephone and
e-mail address) of three (3) professional referees.

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