Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

ABOUT THE COMPANY
We are an ethical jewelry brand for socially minded customers. We are a human-first, tech-powered manufacturing platform. We are SOKO.
Built to preserve artisan techniques & support entrepreneurship, SOKO uses mobile technology to connect Kenyan artisans directly to us and the global marketplace. Unlike centralized factory production, we are using technology to empower the human workforce, not displace it. Our business model provides economic opportunity to marginalized artisans that transform lives and positively impact their surrounding communities.

• SOKO is B-Corp Certified.
• Our technology organizes 2,300+ independent, distributed artisans in 282 workshops throughout Kenya.
• Artisans working with SOKO earn 5X’s more than at an average artisan workshop.
• There are approximately 11,400 beneficiaries of revenue generated from sales.
• We improve artisan business and safety practices skill development and quality through training.

POSITION IN ORGANISATION
Job title : Accountant
Reports to : Senior Accountant
Department : Finance

DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
● Assist the accounts assistant in booking of Mpesa payments into the system.
● Assist the accounts assistant in creation and booking of petty cash vouchers in the system
● Ensure accurate validation of all Soko Inc orders to customers. To ensure Accuracy of delivery to customers.

Accounts payable management
● Manage the artisan accounts payable both in financial system and VRP.
● Prepare an analysis on shipping cost on monthly basis.
● Update the monthly cash budget with the actual.
● Prepare a monthly shipping cost analysis.

Accounting and Bookkeeping
● Manage record keeping of SasaAfrica financial information.
● Assist in the preparation of financial reports by ensuring that books and records are current and accurate.
● Assist in the preparation of management reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.
● Sales and inter company
● Booking of sales orders in financial ERP.
● Booking of all SasaAfrica bills for inventory in ERP

Inventory
● Participate in end month inventory count Audit.
● Active participation in trade fairs to liquidate obsolete inventory.

Other
● Active participation on process improvement initiatives.
● Support training of process related to the business with other team members.
● Comply with Internal policies and international accounting standards.
● Comply with business Key Performance Indicators.
● Ensure accurate validation of all Soko Inc orders to customers. To ensure Accuracy of delivery to customers.
● Any other duties that may be assigned by your manager from time to time.

REQUIREMENTS
● 2 - 3 Years accounting experience in a busy environment
● Must be a qualified CPA-K
● Excellent working knowledge of MS Excel
● Hands-on thorough working knowledge with accounting systems - Netsuite will be an added advantage
● Excellent communication, both written and spoken
● Strong experience with Kenya statutory filings and payments

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