Accountant – Receivables at Institution of Engineers of Kenya

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Institution of Engineers of Kenya

Job Purpose

The Accounts Assistant – Receivables will work closely with the Finance and Administration Manager to enable service delivery to members in an efficient and timely manner. The Position will be responsible in processing, tracking, and recording payments in an accurate, efficient, and timely manner in line with the established guidelines.

Key Responsibilities

  •  Maintain and update the Members accounts
  •  Validate sales revenue, manage invoicing within established deadlines including posting collections, drawing up records, auditing invoices and performing end-of-month closings.
  •  Generate and send out invoices and statements to members/Organizations to hasten collection.
  •  Issue receipts for cash or cheques received.
  •  Timely processing and payment of supplier invoices and project/Events-related expenses.
  •  Ensure Bank account is timely and accurately reconciled to cash book on month-to-month basis Maintain and reconcile the Asset Register to the general ledger.
  •  Ensuring timely filing and payment of statutory deductions i.e. PAYE, NHIF, NSSF and Housing Levy.
  •  Preparation of Monthly payslips and annual P9 Forms.
  •  Implement excellent customer support services, which include daily handling of all members’ inquiries.
  •  Data Entry-assistant in recording financial transactions on the system.
  •  Filing of all payment vouchers and other financial records in systematic and organized manner to ensure ease in retrieval and reference.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  •  A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or a related field.
  •  Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Part II, ACCA or any relevant certification.
  •  Minimum two years of experience working in a similar position.

Preferred Skills

  •  Understanding of Accounting Principles & Standards.
  •  Working knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft Office Suite productivity tools.
  •  Proficient in the use of accounting software or any other relevant tools for financial analysis and reporting.
  •  Strongly detail-oriented with a heavy focus on maintaining accuracy and integrity of accounts.
  •  Ability to multitask across different types of accounting-related projects.
  •  Cross-cultural interpersonal skills.

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