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Bookkeeper & Office Assistant

Are you competent Bookkeeping?

Job Overview

Category : Accounting/Finance
Experience(s) : 3 Year
Location : Kilifi
Job Type: Entry Level
Job Kind : Full Time
Highest Educational Level : Diploma/Degree in Accounting & Finance Management
Salary :

Client Overview

Our client is a unique Ecolodge & Backpackers located in the beautiful ancient coastal town of Kilifi. They have become a central meeting point for all the backpackers visiting Kenya’s coast, as well as for those with an interest in alternative and more sustainable and conscious living lifestyles.

Summary of Responsibilities

Responsible for assisting with many elements of accounting, bookkeeping duties, office organization, office cleanliness and any other task called upon to do by your manager and/or directors.

Bookkeeping & Daily accounting duties can include but not limited to: 

  • Entering of expenses and incomes into the accounting software.
  • Reconciling various company wallets
  • Maintaining Income for Tax Schedules.
  • Consolidating VAT and cash receipts.
  • Maintaining internal records and daily reconciliations of sales and expenses, Managing purchases and expenses,
  • Petty cash management.
  • Preparation and Maintenance of Salaries and Payroll (i.e. loans and advances, public holidays, statutory deductions etc.)
  • Ensuring accurate and timely payment of all statutory deductions and taxes.
  • Data entry for end month reports analysis
  • Bank and Mpesa reconciliation
  • Record keeping and management of wages for casual labourers

Office Administration duties can include but not limited to: 

  • Ensuring office is clean and organized at all times
  • Performing minor IT tasks, like software installations and updates, printing of documents
  • Ensuring adequate office supplies

General Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong work ethic and numerical skills honesty and integrity
  • Good computer literacy
  • Experience with online accounting software
  • Quick learner and team player
  • Excellent written and verbal communicator (English and Swahili)
  • Good organizational skills with keen attention to detail
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Must be willing to re-locate


  • Diploma/Degree in Accounting & Finance Management with at least CPA Part I or ACCA Part II.
  • Have knowledge of working with Excel, Google sheet and POS Accounting system.
  • Must have at least 3 years in hospitality industry preferable