Job Title: Accounts
Hiring Organization: Opticom
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Job Type: Full
Date Posted: 01/26/2024
Accounts Officer is responsible for authentication, allocation and integrity of
financial accounts, schedules, plans and documentations in line with relevant
ad hoc financial objectives.
company finances including timely monthly reconciliations, monthly reports and
management analysis, VAT returns and the annual financial statements.
management of project accounting processes ensuring these processes maximize
company’s financial outcomes.
monthly bank reconciliations at month end.
bank agent, coordinate all banking transactions.
all intercompany transactions are accurately posted.
Control – Account Receivables:
that debts are paid in a timely manner.
overdue invoices by telephone, email and letter within agreed timescales.
making contact with customers to ensure all relevant debts are managed as
disputed bills and negotiate to bring payment within agreed terms.
monthly processing of invoice deadlines are met as required.
monthly client statements/letters as may be agreed.
Control Management – Accounts Payable:
that purchase orders are correct and accurate in terms of pricing.
that creditors accounts are reconciled, and creditors paid in good time.
with department heads to develop annual budgets.
budget performance and provide variance analysis.
adjustments to ensure financial goals are met.
financial risks and implement strategies to mitigate them.
compliance with financial regulations and laws.
and maintain internal controls to safeguard company assets.
records as appropriate for the audits and compliance as well as day to day use.
preparation of annual audits and responding to queries raised by the auditors.
degree in finance, Accounting, or a related field.
professional certification (e.g., CPA, CFA) is preferred.
experience of at least 2 years as an accountant in finance & accounts
knowledge of financial principles, regulations, and reporting standards.
analytical, strategic thinking, and problem-solving skills.
proficiency in financial management software and Microsoft Excel.
have a good track record of unquestionable integrity.
communication and interpersonal abilities.
to work as part of the team and build relationships with others within the