Accountant Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

The Africa Talent Company

Job Description

About the Company

Our Client is one of Europe’s largest and most successful betting and gaming brands operating across Europe and Africa.

Our Client draws upon the best practices in both Europe and Africa and its directors utilise their combined experience of over 150 years in the gaming industry to bring you the very best products and services.

Our Client operates a full online and offline sports betting product portfolio. Our Client is setting the standard for online, mobile and retail excellence in Kenya.

Summary of the role

Reporting to the CFO, the payables accountant will have an overall responsibility of ensuring that payments are captured and processed accurately and timely. They will lead in ensuring that the supplier ledger is fully reconciled at all times and that payments are made in a timely manner.

Key Responsibilities

a) Preparation of payment vouchers ensuring that all the payments are fully supported with documentation and proper review and authorization.

b) Carry out supplier reconciliation ensuring that the supplier ledger is fully up to date always.

c) Responsible for filing and payment of the monthly statutory returns including NHIF, NSSF, PAYE and WHT.

d) Book and post supplier and payment transactions in the accounting system (Microsoft Dynamics Nav) and following the laid-out dimensions for posting transactions.

e) Ensure proper filing system of the payment vouchers and other documents is maintained always.

f) Follow up on employee field advance payments to ensure proper accountability.

g) Other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Desired personal attributes and experience

a) A self-starter with ability to work under minimal supervision

b) Highly organized with great ability to prioritize work and tasks

c) Great team player with ability to lead

d) Ability to work in and adapt to a fast-paced environment

e) At least four years of experience working as a payables accountant in a finance department with sizeable number of payments’ processing.

f) Conversant with proper month end procedures that ensure timely closing of books.

Academic Qualifications

a) A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

b) Certified Public Accountant (CPA). At least Section IV

Note: Candidates with experience using Microsoft Dynamics Navision accounting system will have an added advantage.


If you believe that you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria for this position, then please submit your application letter, attach your CV, certificates and letters of referee NOT LATER THAN 3ND July 2018 by using this url/website.