Accountant



Website Angama

ACCOUNTANT

Angama is recruiting for a passionate Accountant to join and bolster the Nairobi based Finance team.

 

Reporting to the Head of Finance, the ideal candidate must be:

− Proudly Kenyan and self-motivated.

− Has a natural enthusiasm for life and excellent people skills.

− Computer literate and readily adaptable to new systems.

− Has strong administrative skills (including Microsoft Excel)

− Has a can-do attitude and willingness to go the extra mile.

 

Day-to-day responsibilities would include:

− Processing and reconciling Banks & Credit Cards

− Recording supplier invoices into Sage Accounting software and ensuring that the records are always up to date.

− Maintaining general ledger accounts

− Preparation of journal entries

− Ensuring proper documentation for all transactions

− Producing daily, weekly and and monthly reports as assigned

− Providing general administrative assistance as required from time to time

− Involvement in the annual audits and providing all the required documents

− Help with our month end processes: prepayments, accruals, bank reconciliations and balance sheet reconciliations

− Process all intercompany transactions

 

Qualifications

To be successful in this role, applicants should meet the following criteria:

− Bachelor degree in accounting or equivalent

− Qualifications in accounting i.e., CPA or ACCA an added advantage

− Practical experience in the use of computer accounting packages including Excel, Word and Sage or any other accounting system is essential.

− Working experience of at least (5) years in a similar position. Experience in accounting with knowledge of sage software and/or other accounting software will be added advantage.

− Key skills and qualities: Strong analytical skills, Ability to work under minimum supervision, Keen & fast learner, good communicator, confident, presentable and a good team player. Knowledge in written and spoken English and Kiswahili. Integrity is a key factor for this position.

Remuneration will be market-related and dependent on experience.

Interested applicants who are able to demonstrate the required attitude and skills are encouraged to submit their CVs, a covering letter, and an informal video (1-2 minutes only) introducing themselves and describing their knowledge and skills daniel.kaara@angama.com

To apply for this job please visit angama.com.