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BIMAS Accounts Assistant Job in Embu, Kenya

BIMAS Kenya Limited, a leading microfinance institution in the country seeks to recruit capable and result oriented individuals to fill the following position

Position: Accounts Assistant

Reports To:

Finance Manager

Duty Station: Embu (Head Office)

Overall Responsibility: To ensure financial transactions are accurately and completely recorded on a timely basis


Duties / Roles

  1. Maintaining cashbooks
  2. Reconcile cashbooks with bank statements and forward any reconciling items in time
  3. Processing of various payments to BIMAS clients and other suppliers
  4. Reconciliation of general ledgers
  5. Process, remit and prepare returns of statutory deductions on time
  6. Make all the necessary preparations for the External audits

Requirements for Appointment

  • CPA II or degree 
  • Proficiency in computer applications;
  • Experience in the finance sector will be an added advantage

Qualifications for the Accounts Assistant position

  • Be 25 years and above
  • Have a Minimum of a C plain at KCSE
  • Completed a minimum of CPA II, Bachelor’s degree in accounting is added advantage
  • Have at least 1 year relevant experience
  • Proficiency in computer packages
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A person of high integrity
  • Holder of valid certificate of good conduct (Mandatory).


  • Ability and willingness to work long hours
  • Ability to make sound judgement and prompt right decisions
  • Self-motivated and mature
  • Ability to build trust , communicate effectively and value others in the team
  • ability to work with numbers

How to Apply

Qualified and interested candidates should CLICK HERE to download and fill (This is Mandatory) our  job application form and send together with the documents listed below.

All applications should also include;

  • Detailed and updated Cvs
  • Copies of certificates and testimonials
  • Daytime telephone and email contacts of 3 professional referees ( one must be an immediate supervisor and or Human resource person of current or last place worked)
  • Any other relevant information

Indicate the position as the subject of your email not later than the 18th November 2017.

Addressed to the

The HR and Administration Manager
BIMAS Kenya Limited
P.O. Box 2299
Embu – 60100

NB; Applications that do not follow the guidelines above will be disqualified and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

BIMAS Kenya Limited is an equal opportunity employer

Office Administrator / Accounts Assistant Officer Job in Kenya

Indepth Research Services Ltd

Position: Office Administrator / Accounts Assistant Officer

Location: Nairobi, Kenya.

We are an international capacity building and research consultancy firm offering technical consultancy and training services designed for individual and organizations in the agriculture, climate change and environment; disaster management; education; food and nutrition; health; humanitarian relief; logistics and telecommunication; recovery and reconstruction; safety and security; water and sanitation sectors.


We are currently interested in a young dynamic and results driven candidate who is passionate about developing his/her research skills and experience in practical statistics, monitoring and evaluation.

Key Roles / Responsibilities

  • Handling office administration duties.
  • Preparing monthly accounts statements.
  • Oversee debtors and creditors and ensure the reconciliation of their balances.
  • Maintain cheque payment summary.
  • Maintain the petty cash.
  • Do monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Maintain cheque payment summary.
  • Confirm supplier invoices entered in system Knowledge and submissions of all statutory returns such as PAYE, VAT etc.
  • Maintain monthly expenses & vat schedule Post expenses in system Post monthly customer withholding vat that is claimed
  • Procurement of goods and services including pre-qualification of suppliers.
  • Preparing monthly operational plans drawn from the work plan.
  • Preparing Payroll, NSSF, PAYE and NHIF.
  • Accounting duties: Maintaining accounting records, processing payments for suppliers, consultants (Trainers, others), bills and updating the accounting system.
  • To perform any other duties that may be assigned by the management from time to time.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Finance or Accounting
  • CPA 3 and above
  • Proficient in QuickBooks.
  • At least 3years’ experience in a busy organization
  • Experience in designing databases is an added advantage.
  • Must be able to deliver under strict deadlines and handle pressure effectively.
  • Must be 30 years and above

How to Apply:

If you meet the above criteria, please send your application letter and CV to email protected with the subject title ‘Office Administrator / Accounts Assistant Officer’ on or before 6th November 2017. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Retail Company Accounts Assistant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Accounts Assistant – Retail CompanyLocation: Nairobi.Our client dealing in retail trade (jewelry, African art, crafts, precious and semi-precious stones) with scope of operation at the local and international levels is recruiting for a skilled Accounts Assistant to perform a variety of accounting, bookkeeping and financial tasks.Job Summary: Responsible for providing accounting support to the accounting department.
Keys daily worksheets to the general ledger system, ensures files are complete and maintained as needed, handles accounts payable duties, and assists accounting personnel.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Daily analysis of sales.
  • Preparation of petty cash report and disbursement of petty cash.
  • Bank reconciliations.
  • Posting of payables and receivables in Quick books.
  • Preparation of monthly sales reports/ banking reports.
  • Preparation of bank reconciliation.
  • Audit preparation and posting of relevant journals to Quick books.
  • Preparation and submitting of statutory returns.
  • Payments processing.
  • Filing of documents.
  • Visa reconciliations.
  • Preparation of currency reports.
  • Any other report as may be required.

Key Skills and Competencies:

  • Degree in Accounting/Finance/ Commerce.
  • Conversant with QuickBooks accounting software.
  • 2 years’ experience in a busy environment.
  • CPA K or Minimum CPA section 2.
  • Analytical and good in numbers.
  • Good command of English.
  • Team player.
  • Work under minimum supervision.
Deadline: Interested parties should send their online applications on or before 13th April 2017Correspondence: Applications and detailed CV to be submitted online at http://goo.gl/T8sryHApplications not meeting minimum requirements will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.