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

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

Flag and clarify any unusual or questionable invoice items or

Sort, code and match invoices

Ensure payments are made in a timely manner

Track expenses and process expense reports

Post transactions to journals, ledgers and other records

Reconcile accounts payable transactions

Prepare analysis of accounts and ledgers

Maintain vendor/payable files

Correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries

Support timely production of Management Accounts

Assist with month end closing process

Provide supporting documentation for audits

Support monthly bank reconciliation process

Provide assistance and support relating to the procurement

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

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting or a related degree

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

Experience working in a learning institution will be a distinct

Hands on experience working with a relevant accounting

Those with sage X3 experience have added advantage

Skills and Competencies

Team player

Accuracy and attention to detail

Organizing and prioritizing


Proper judgement

Excellent communication skills

Vendor relationship skills

Information management skills

Problem analysis and problem-solving skills

Professional integrity

Ability to meet deadlines


Application Procedure

Please send your applications to 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.