City Eye Hospital Accountant Career Opportunity in Kenya

City Eye Hospital

Job Title: Accountant

About Us

City Eye Hospital is a social venture that provides quality and affordable eye care to people living in Kenya and is a member of the ACCESS eye hospital network in Sub-Saharan Africa.

We are a dedicated, dynamic, and experienced team of eye care professionals.

We are looking forward to onboard top and unique talent to support our venture of offering unmatched eye care services in line with our core values; God, People and Excellence.

We have exciting career opportunities as detailed below;

Vacancy Details

Our Ref: CEH/HR/REC/010/2023

Terms of Engagement: Permanent

Role: Accountant

Place of work: City Eye Hospital

Reporting to: Senior Accountant

No. of Vacancies: 2

Main Purpose of the Role: Reporting to the Senior Accountant, the incumbent will be tasked to offer assistance in all accounting functions including reconciliations (Optical, Banks and Payables).

Key Responsibilities

  • Performing day to day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, computing, posting and recording of financial data.
  • Reconciling the accounts receivable ledger to ensure all payments are accounted for and properly posted.
  • Posting monthly journals (Accruals & Prepayments).
  • Generating monthly reports: Profit and Loss Account, Balance Sheet, Trial Balance and supporting ledgers.
  • Participating in the monthly and yearly stock takes.
  • Performing intercompany billings and reconciliations.
  • Preparing management accounts.
  • Preparing and participating in the Annual audit.
  • Safeguarding of the organizations assets and Tagging of fixed assets.
  • Offering accounting support to sister companies.
  • Timely preparation of VAT, WVAT and Withholding taxes.
  • Timely filing of documents.
  • Maintaining the Fixed Assets register.
  • Reconciling accounts payable transactions/ledgers.
  • Performing Mpesa and Bank account reconciliations.
  • Batching and submission of NHIF Claims.
  • Any other duty that may be assigned.

Knowledge and Experience Required

  • CPA Finalist.
  • Bachelor of Commerce or Business Management (Finance / Accounting Option)
  • 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • ICPAK Membership shall be an added advantage.
  • Must be available to on-board immediately.

Key Skills and Competencies Required

  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated leadership and team management skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Proactive and assertive with strong relational and networking skills.
  • Strong time management skills and self-motivation skills.
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines under minimal supervision.

Application Criteria

Interested and qualified candidates to make their applications through with the subject being “Accountant” – CEH/HR/REC/010/2023’’.

These should reach us on or before 21st April 2023.

The application must include;

An up-to-date CV, not more than 4 pages long, with the current and expected remuneration indicated in the CV.
A one-page document in PDF format explaining how their personality aligns to the core values of City Eye Hospital.

We are committed to grant you a great applicant’s experience, and we do not discriminate against gender, religion, marital status or any other diversities.

All applications shall be accorded due consideration but due to the high volume of the same that we receive, we shall only be able to contact the shortlisted candidates.

Applicants who fail to adhere to the application criteria indicated and do not meet the qualifications highlighted shall automatically be disqualified.