Law Firm Accountant Career Opportunity in Kilimani, Nairobi Kenya

Position Title: Accountant (Law Firm)

Location: Kilimani, Nairobi

Our client, a full service law firm, is recruiting an Accountant to join their team.

Job Summary: Responsible for managing all financial transactions, from fixed payments and variable expenses to bank deposits and budgets.

Auditing financial documents and procedures, reconciling bank statements and calculating tax payments and returns.

Provide accurate quantitative information on the financial position, liquidity and cash flows of the business, while ensuring compliance with all tax regulations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Check and quantify tax payments due and process accordingly (VAT and WHT),
  • Conduct and update bank reconciliations (both office and client) are done and updated monthly
  • Maintain updated cash books (both client and office)
  • Maintain nominal and client accounts in the ledgers..
  • Submit management accounts every quarter
  • Daily petty cash reconciliation and payments
  • Generate ETR fee notes
  • Update estimates in system to create debtors list
  • Pay statutory payments – see work schedule attached- VAT PAYE
  • Compute income tax
  • Process payroll and employee bank payments
  • Cash flow; prepare yearly budget and monthly budget
  • Manage suppliers end of month payments and liaise with suppliers/stationers. Obtain competitive pro forma estimates
  • Compute VAT payable taking into account withheld VAT
  • Compute withheld VAT and WHT tax for clients payments
  • Able to work unsupervised and adhere to office regulations and timelines accorded for turnaround in a timely manner.

Key Skills and Competencies

  • Work experience as an Accountant
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software – QuickBooks
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
  • Experience with general ledger functions
  • Strong attention to detail and good analytical skills
  • BSc in Accounting, Finance or relevant degree
  • CPA (K)

Deadline: Interested parties should send their online applications on or before 30th March 2023

Correspondence: Detailed CV to be submitted online at

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, only suitable candidates will be contacted to continue the application process.