Financial Accountant

Job Summary

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the Financial Accountant will be responsible for management of all postings to the general ledger, Reconciliation of sub-ledgers, Reconciliation of general ledger accounts and processing of all payments.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description/Requirements


a)    General ledger posting – Production Module and Accounts Payable
b)    Production of monthly locational cost reports.
c)    Generation of Payment Advice Note (PAN) every week.
d)    Processing farmer payment every month by 3rd.
e)    Processing contractors’ payment by 10th.
f)    Processing all statutory payments by due dates.
g)    Loading all payments in ABSA online banking platform for verification and final authorization.
h)    Filing statutory returns ie. PAYE, NSSF, NHIF, COTU Levy, COTU Education, KPAWU, VAT WHT by due date.
i)    Monthly reconciliation of general ledger accounts.
j)    Coordination and closure of month end procedure by 6th every month.
k)    Extraction of input VAT report within the required period
l)    Participation in both external and internal audits and follow up on implementation of audit recommendations
m)    Preparation of various accounting schedules for review by the Financial Controller.
n)    Monthly Sales Summary Report.
o)    Supports the Annual Budgeting Process - posting
p)    Supervision and training of Accounts Assistants

Qualifications Required
a)    Minimum 5 years hands on experience in accounting preferably in Agriculture based organization.
b)    Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance with a minimum of 2nd class.
c)    CPA-K
d)    Knowledge of Vat Act, Income Tax Act & Tax Procedures Act
e)    Knowledge of ERP system
f)    Analytical, interpersonal and Communication skills
g)    Team Player.
h)    Sound knowledge of accounting fundamentals.
i)     Hands on experience in computerized accounting.

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