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Accounts Assistant - Corporate Staffing Services

  • Experience Required:2 Years
  • Total Positions:1
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Job Category: Accounting
  • Minimum Education: Certificate
  • Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Posted on: September 19, 2023
  • Last Date: September 29, 2023

Job Description

Zetech is a premier University that offers Market-driven programmes ranging from Masters, Bachelors, Diploma and Certificate levels in the Schools of ICT, Media & Engineering; Education, Arts &Social Sciences and the School of Business & Economics to students from Kenya and beyond.
Our Mission is to promote excellence in education and research by integrating innovation and technology to impact society.
In line with our commitment to onboard qualified, skilled and motivated staff, we are seeking to recruit suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacancies listed below:
Accounts Assistant (Job Ref: ZU/10/Adv/12/2023)
The purpose of this position is aimed at managing financial records, reviewing financial reports, monitoring accounts, preparing activity reports, forecasting finances, improve the institution’s financial performance, and analysing market opportunities

Duties and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Senior Accountant, the position holder will be responsible for the following, amongst others:
• Ensure implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures.
• Efficient running of the finance department by ensuring accurate and up to date ledgers for the University
• Timely and accurate posting of supplier invoices in ERP system.
• Prepare monthly payment plan schedules and monitoring payments on a daily basis.
• Check and verify any expenditure before preparation of payment vouchers, cheques, and remittance of payments.
• Voucher posting of all payment vouchers from the bank statement on a daily basis
• Timely reconciliation of general ledger accounts and supplier balances.
• Ensure all statutory deductions are remitted within the stipulated timelines
• Processing and accounting of imprests and petty cash and posting in the system on a weekly basis.
• Ensure safekeeping of invoices, receipts and other accounting records.
• Prepare monthly bank reconciliation and resolving any discrepancies.
• Prepare monthly management accounts in line with GAAPs and IAS
• Participate in the monthly stock-take exercise and reconciliations of variances.
• Any other duty assigned by your supervisor.

Qualification Requirements
• CPA part III
• At least 2 year’s relevant experience in a busy Finance office
• Proficiency in electronic accounting systems.

Skills & competencies
• Strong communication and organisational skills
• A high level of keenness to detail Proactive and Result Oriented
• Excellent interpersonal and organisation skills
• A high level of keenness to detail
• Technical skills to use the Internet and other software
• Good customer service skills

Skills Required

Communication and Organization Skills
Attention to Details
Interpersonal Skills
ICT Skills
Customer Service Skills

Application Details

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