Accountant Career Opportunity in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Accountant

Industry: Art & Craft

Location: Nairobi

Salary: Kshs. 60,000 – Ksh 65,000

Our Client, a family owned group of companies is looking to hire a qualified Accountant to oversee general accounting operations by controlling and verifying their financial transactions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform month-end account closing activities and reconciliations.
  • Maintain general ledger accounts and prepare journal entries for accruals and variances.
  • Assist the Subsidiary Accountant in the generation of account management reports every month.
  • Perform accounting analysis for cash accruals, account payables, account receivables, reconciliations, and foreign exchange.
  • Provide appropriate accounting information to customers when needed.
  • Assist various departments in accounting issues and queries.
  • Analyze and perform foreign currency exchanges.
  • Support Auditor in conducting internal and external audits.
  • Assist in tax preparation and filing activities.
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts and revenue accounts.
  • Review financial reports to identify and explain variances.
  • Follow documentation retention policy to maintain accounting files.
  • Prepare cash flow statements and resolve outstanding balancing issues.
  • Adhere to standard accounting principles and company procedures.
  • Perform accounting analyses and reporting to support decision-making purposes.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Management


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Certified Public Accountant – CPA (K).
  • At least 3-5 years of commercial experience.
  • Should be hands-on with Quickbooks, Sage & iTax.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint is required.
  • Should be familiar with costings, taxation, and costs analysis.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written, interpersonal skills, problem-solving skills, and a strong team player.
  • Strong attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and ability to effectively prioritize work to meet deadlines.
  • Critical, analytical, and creative thinking to identify and solve problems.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team and have a strong
  • Understanding of the theoretical and practical components of the position apart from just being familiar with performing assigned tasks.

How to Apply

If your background and competencies match the specifications of the post above, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Accountant – Art & Craft) to on or before 18th May 2022.