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Accounts Assistant

Are you proficient in Quickbooks and Google Sheets?

Job Overview

Category : Accounting/Finance
Experience(s) : 3 Year
Location : Nairobi
Job Type: Entry Level
Job Kind : contract
Highest Educational Level : Bachelors Degree in Accounting
Salary :

Client Overview

Our client is a young travel start-up, operating from out of the Nairobi HQ with a team of modern world explorers. It started it's operations in Kenya since 2014. They are urgently looking for an Accounts Assistant to join their Finance team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring all payments are done correctly and on time
  • Recording all entries in Quickbooks (Accounting Software)
  • Making sure all documentation is in order
  • Keep track of expenses per trip, projects, client in Google Sheets
  • Track incoming payments via our different payment systems in the Netherlands and Kenya (CreditCard, Bank Accounts, Mpesa)
  • Doing tax returns, NHIF, errands, park fees
  • Management of staff records, medical scheme and other human resource tasks.


  • Degree in Bachelor of Commerce Accounting option
  • At least 3 years work experience in the same capacity
  • Experience in Travel business is an advantage
  • Auditing Experience is a Must have.
  • The ideal candidate Must be proficient in Quickbooks and Google Sheets

Personal Qualities:

  • Independent

  • Responsible

  • Discrete

  • Hands-on / pragmatic / problem solving

  • Accurate, detailed and organized

  • Enthusiastic about travel and tourism

  • Willingness to learn

Monthly Net Salary: 30-40K (Depending on Experience)