The accounts assistant will manage, process, and troubleshoot various accounts and transactions. This person will be the main point of contact for all matters related to company expenses. Additionally, they will manage Accounts Payable for the business and support the local book accounting of the Kenya entity and management of withholding tax documents (WHT) for the company.
This position is responsible for provision of accounting services and ensuring prudent financial management in the office of the Controller of Budget
The ideal candidate will have the overall responsibility of processing and paying local and foreign suppliers' invoices, preparing treasury reports and timely payment of taxes, including VAT, Withholding tax, Corporation tax, and Instalment taxes for Nation Media Group PLC.
The Job holder will be responsible for reviewing accounting documents and transactions to ascertain compliance, accuracy, relevance, and reasonableness of the transactions in accordance with the University policies and guidelines.
Account Assistant will maintain financial records by analysing balance sheets and general ledger accounts.
The position holder will ensure that all calculations and assumptions are linked to supporting workings and appropriate sources of information.
The position holder will reconcile all bank, M-pesa and paybill accounts monthly and investigate outstanding items in the reconciliations
The job holder is responsible for financial reporting, optimal cash management, efficient asset utilization and assisting in administration of the same.