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Accounts Assistant

Are you a junior accountant in the travel sector?


Job Overview

Category : Accounting/Finance
Experience(s) : 3 - 5 years Year
Location : Nairobi
Job Type: Entry Level
Job Kind : Full Time
Highest Educational Level : Bachelors Degree in Accounting/Finance
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.

Qualifications:                                                   

  • Degree in Bachelor of Commerce Accounting/Finance option
  • Up to 3 years work experience in the same capacity
  • Experience in Travel business is an advantage
  • The ideal candidate Mustbe proficient in Quickbooks and Google Sheets

Key skills

  • Independent
  • Responsible
  • Discrete
  • Hands on / pragmatic / problem solving
  • Accurate, detailed and organised
  • Enthusiastic about travel and tourism
  • Willingness to learn