Junior Accountant

Junior Accountant
Company:

Lipa Later


Junior Accountant

Details of the offer

Reporting to the Senior Accountant, the Junior Accountant will be responsible for providing financial, administrative and clerical support to the organization.
Minimum Requirements:

At least 2 years’ experience in a similar position

Hands-on experience working with general ledgers

Proficiency in SAGE accounting software

Excellent organizing abilities

Great attention to detail

Good with numbers and figures and an analytical acumen

Good understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices esp. IFRS/IAS and Kenyan GAAP

Excellent knowledge of MS Office and familiarity with relevant accounting software

Bachelor’s Degrees in the following subjects- Accounting or Finance

Qualifications (e.g. CPA, ACCA, or CIMA) are required.

Responsibilities

Confirming and updating all payments received that relates to loan repayments, Investor contributions, and Clients Top Up contributions.

Posting of payments to the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system.

Responding to any queries regarding loan repayments, Top Ups, or Clients’ contributions.

Confirming loan details on the loan payment vouchers against entries in the loan management system.

Preparing daily disbursements and collections reports. Collections reports include Partial Receipts, Drop Offs, Nil (Zero) receipted accounts, and Full Settlements.

Filling and retrieval of all payment vouchers relating to loans and expenses.

Weekly reconciliation of Petty cash transactions and posting entries in the accounting system.

Fully support the senior Accountant during the reporting and consolidation process.

Aid in ensuring the reliability and integrity of the accounting system reporting.

Analysis of actual vs budgeted figures and query variances.

Working closely with auditors and ensuring this is done on a timely basis.

Documenting procedures and maintain a strong internal control environment.

Ad-hoc tasks required by the finance team (e.g. tax preparation).

Job Requirements
Required education
: Bachelor's degree

Required relevant work experience
: 2 years

Required languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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