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Accounts Assistant

2+ Years
Nairobi, Kenya
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Industry: Consulting
Description: Based in Nairobi, Kenya, Summit Recruitment & Search Africa has been the leading African Recruitment and Search Agency, delivering world class Talent Sourcing, Executive Search, Recruitment and HR Solutions across the continent. Our expertise spans across all regions of Africa, including Northern Africa, Southern Africa, Eastern Africa, Western Africa, and Central Africa. We have clients ranging from Multi-nationals, Non-profit, SME’s and start up organisations wishing to attract and retain outstanding individuals across a variety of business sectors. ,,,,, ,,,,Because we are based in Africa, we have the local expertise and knowledge, assisted by our international portfolio of psychometric assessment tools, to ensure that the right individuals are sourced and become an asset to your organisation.
Job Description

Our client, a Nairobi based manufacturing company with its headquarters in Karen is looking to recruit an Accounts Assistant. The incumbent will be responsible for assisting to manage petty cash accounts run by the business, booking of non-core supplier invoices and to a smaller extent accounting for receivables. He /She must have experience using an ERP System and have 2 years of experience in a manufacturing company.

Key Requirements:

  • For the various petty cash maintained by various departments, continuously book them into the Sage Evolution ERP accounting system to allow review and posting by the accountants.
  • Prepare weekly petty cash reconciliations for the various float accounts maintained in Sage.
  • Ensure Petty cash closing balances are tied up to the Sage balance and petty cash certificates have been prepared and signed accordingly.
  • Booking invoices into Sage for the non-core suppliers on a real-time basis as they are received from suppliers.
  • Pursue invoices for any advance payments made to ensure the supplier debit balances are cleared in Sage in a timely manner.
  • Assist in booking in AR receipts into ERP as may be required from time to time.
  • Continuously file petty cash vouchers by float header after these have been booked into Sage.
  • Weekly filing of petty cash reconciliations.
  • Verify the quantities of incoming raw materials to ensure that deliveries are in line with the purchase order (PO), goods delivery note (GRN) and supplier invoice.
  • Alongside the designated retail team member or Finished Goods Clerk, verify outgoing stocks being resupplied to the various Company shops.
  • Alongside the designated Consignments Support Officer, verify incoming consignment stocks being delivered by the various Consignors.


  • Relevant bachelor’s degree
  • Must have CPA-II qualification.
  • At least 2 years of previous experience in a related position.
  • Proficient computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently.
  • Accurate and precise attention to detail.

Salary: Monthly Gross Salary Ksh. 35,000 - Ksh. 50,000
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Career Level: Entry -Level
Job Type: Full Time
Deadline for applications: 17th September 2023

Salary: Kshs. 35,000 - Kshs. 50,000
Education: Degree, Diploma
Employment Type: Full Time
Contact Information
Name: Hiring Kenya

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