Accounts Assistant Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Optiven Limited

Job Description

We seek to hire an ambitious and experienced to assist in preparation of accounting documents, posting of transactions, and management of petty cash and preparation of reports in finance department. The successful person will be reporting to the Senior Accountant.

Duties and Responsibilities

Prepare, verify and process invoices for sales or services rendered.
Following up on outstanding customer outstanding balances.
Checking incoming payments daily and making updates.
Monitor and manage trade receivable ageing summary.
Reconcile the accounts receivable ledger to ensure that all payments are accounted for and properly posted.
Post customer payments by recording cash, checks, and credit card transactions and entering them into the general ledger or accounting software.
Customer Relations management.
Ensuring posting of receipts is done accurately and on a daily basis.
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Required Knowledge and Skills

Should have finance degree or a related field degree or higher diploma.
CPA section 1-4
2 years’ experience in a similar role
Experience in working with Accounting software i.e. QuickBooks
Experience with bookkeeping practices
Understanding of filing systems
Knowledge of accountant rules and legislation
Ability to detect inconsistencies,
Prioritization skills and ability to multitask
Attention to detail
Proactive and results oriented
Honesty and Accountability
Pleasant & Positive Attitude
Excellent communication skills both written and oral
Proactive, confident, ambitious and focused
Team player

How to Apply

Applicants who meet the above criteria are required to send their applications by 8th June 2018 with “ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT” being the subject of the email with detailed CV names & addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.