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Hiring Kenya » Accountant


Kiambu, Kenya
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Company Details
Industry: Oil & Energy
Description: BURN designs, manufactures, and distributes aspirational fuel-efficient cooking products that save lives and forests in the developing world.BURN has revolutionized the global cookstove sector by proving the business case for selling a high quality, locally manufactured and unsubsidized cookstoves.Since 2013, BURN has sold 200,000+ high quality, locally manufactured and unsubsidized jikokoas â„¢ stoves in East Africa. These stoves have helped 1,000,000+ beneficiaries save $39 million in fuel expenditures and 626,221 tons of wood while reducing indoor air pollution by 65%. BURN currently sells ~10,000 stoves per month and intend to double sales by the end of 2017.
Job Description

Position Summary 

  • Reporting to the Head of Finance, the individual will be responsible for preparing accounts and managing financial information. They will be required to prepare and examine financial records, assuring information is up to date and accurate as well as accounting or taxation or focus on more specific areas of the company's financial department.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Enter all financial transaction details into the accounting system on a real-time basis for both local and foreign entities.
  • Supplier Management.
  • Assist with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures.
  • Assist with the preparation and coordination of the audit process.
  • Reconciliation.
  • Statutory filing.
  • Prepare supplier payments.
  • Identify and address discrepancies on purchase invoices and receipts shared.
  • Ensure all supporting documentation (including tax-compliant invoices) is available and filed correctly.
  • Customer invoicing.
  • Accounts Receivable - Preparing, verifying, and sending customer statements for both local and export markets.
  • Submitting financial reports on a timely basis.
  • Updating and keeping all settings up to date in ERP/accounting system.
  • Any other tasks as requested by the line manager and/or senior management.

Key Qualifications  

  • 3 years of accounting experience in a business environment, preferably manufacturing industry.
  • Experience in Microsoft Dynamics NAV.
  • A bachelor’s degree in finance/ Accounting
  • A good understanding of basic tax implications related to accounts payable, such as sales tax and VAT (Value-Added Tax).
  • CPA finalist
Education: Degree, Diploma
Employment Type: Full Time
Contact Information
Name: Hiring Kenya

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