Junior Accountant Job Nairobi

Nairobi County, Nairobi, Kenya
February 13, 2024
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Job Description

Role: Junior Accountant Job Nairobi

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Type: Full Time

Salary range: KES 90-120 thousand negotiable + bonus

  • About 637 Capital

637 Capital extracts value from otherwise unusable information, with a vision to use this consolidated data to unlock investment opportunities in emerging markets.

We have developed JibuDocs, a technology that automates document digitization and extracts value from otherwise unusable information. JibuDocs extracts unique insights from physical & digital documents, transforming them into a searchable and well-organized digital format.

We blend software and finance capabilities to provide Financial Advisory, ERP Implementation and Business Intelligence Services. We provide:

  • Business Planning and Financial Modelling
  • Financial, Technical, Tax Due Diligence
  • Capital Sourcing
  • Deal Structuring

2.The Role

We are currently in search of a junior accountant to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring accurate and timely financial reporting and compliance with applicable regulations and laws. They should also have the ability to analyse financial data, spot trends, and make strategic recommendations. A high level of communication skills is also essential for interfacing with Directors and Portfolio companies to ensure the accuracy and completeness of financial records.

3. Main Tasks

3.1 Maintenance of Financial Records

3.1.1 Accurate data entry

3.1.2 Maintain and review purchases and sales accounts

3.1.3 Report creation for various entities

3.1.4 Keep an updated Fixed asset register that duly reconciles with the Fixed asset general ledger account

3.1.5 Perform general ledger reconciliation at the end of every month

3.2 Payroll Management

3.2.1 Prepare and submit statutory deductions

3.2.2 Ensure all staff salaries, wages and expense claims are approved and paid on time.

3.2.3 Cash and Bank management

3.2.4 Manage petty cash including obtaining approvals

3.2.5 Timely bank reconciliations

3.3 Management Reporting

3.3.1 Prepare Trial Balance, Balance Sheet, and Management accounts monthly

3.3.2 Put together financial reports of analyses of actual against budget, performance ratios and KPI’s

3.4 Tax Management

3.4.1 Prepare and maintain accurate VAT records

3.4.2 File and keep up with VAT returns, and withholding VAT

3.4.3 Ensure that all taxes pertaining to the business are filed and paid for

4. Required skills

4.1 Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics or related field of study.

4.2 2 – 4 years of relevant experience

4.3 ACCA / CPA

4.4 Experience with an ERP or Accounting systems e.g., Xero, QuickBooks

4.5 Willingness and ability to learn new skills

4.6 Experience in filing and managing taxes for multiple clients

4.7 Knowledge of English language is mandatory, Kenyan nationality is strongly preferred

5 Beneficial skills

5.1 Advanced Excel

5.2 Financial and Controls Audit

5.3 Big Four Experience

5.4 Financial modelling

637 Capital

Junior Accountant Job Nairobi

Nairobi County, Kenya