Assistant Camp Accountant at Wilderness

  • Full Time
  • Naivasha


Primary Purpose

  • Assisting in managing the Financial & Accounting Function at the camp so as to provide relevant, accurate and meaningful financial information on a consistent and timeous basis – both historic and future based.


  • Keeping track of all stock purchases transfers through the system to all Camp Stores and verifying them with the actual delivery Note
  • Ensuring that all stock issues from the stores to other departments or end users are properly recorded and authorized by the manager for control purposes.
  • Conducting of physical stock counts for all the stores for verification of physical balances with system balances.
  • Posting of daily stock returns for all stock transactions at (POS) Points of Sales
  • Departments and monitoring revenue collections and stock movements by conducting physical counts.
  • Recording of daily revenue collections, credit sales and stock movements and reconciliations of the monthly return reports from all POS departments.
  • Checking of fuel balances and reconciling with scale readings for the daily issues and receipts.
  • Recording the movements of fuel on a daily spread sheet for the reconciliation purposes at the close of the month.
  • Preparing reports for all stores stocks reconciliations and Valuations on monthly basis
  • Raising of Invoices for credit sales and Internal Debit Notes for lodge issues and stock transfers to other sister Camp units.
  • Preparing monthly food cost and fuel consumption cost per guest based on the total number of guests received in a month.
  • Preparing Camp payroll inputs and submitting the spreadsheet reports to the Wages Department.
  • Preparing a final detailed summaries of all the Stores showing the total costs of Issues and Credit Sales summaries on a spread sheet on monthly basis.
  • Supervising stores attendants for good keeping of the inventory records, receipts and issues.
  • Any other duties, as you may be signed by the line managers.


  • A degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • Professional certification such as CPA, ACCA, or CAT is preferred.
  • Previous experience in an accounting or finance role in hospitality industry is preferred.
  • Proficient in the use of accounting software and Microsoft Excel.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.

Skills:  Excellent communication skills both written and oral, in English.

Personal Abilities:

  • Team worker, service and result oriented.
  • Precise, organized and good communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure without compromising accuracy.
  • Ability to pace oneself and prioritize demands.
  • Team worker and ability to interface with various departments.
  • Good follow up skills.
  • Consistent approach to quality and output.
  • Good administrator and professional in all dealings.
  • Dedicated to customer satisfaction and wanting to “go the extra mile”. Self-starter with high energy levels.


  • A passion for wildlife and a commitment to sustainability and conservation and can relate personally to “Our journeys change lives”.

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