Accounts Assistant/Junior Book Keeper

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Our Client is in the FMCG/Retail/Wholesale and manufacturing Industry and is looking for an accounts Assistant/Junior Book Keeper

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Work closely with the operations manager to compile a weekly payments/OS list, call suppliers to get multiple quotes for items, Need to have a thorough understanding of accounting software such as Paladeum in order to be able to create purchase orders, GRV purchased items, perform inter warehouse journals, stock counts, raising sales orders, and invoicing, Customer and supplier statements, Bank reconciliations etc.
Keeping accurate records of petty cash removed from cash float and reconciling receipts to cash taken
Keeping track of company bank cards and reconciling card receipts to bank statements
Capturing all receipts into accounting under the correct expense accounts
Working closely with Management and OUTSOURCED Chartered Accountancy Firm to ensure accounts are ready on time for them to complete Statutory returns. Conducting weekly random stock counts to ensure accurate stock holding
Working with the Operations Manager to conduct monthly stock counts and being held responsible for differences of actual and Accounts figures if accounts issue
Opening of office in the morning and issuing Dn/Invoices needed for deliveries and orders
Closing of office and ensuring all work for the day is complete and nothing has been left out

Key Performance indicators:

Monthly cash and card payment reconciliation 100% accurate with no unaccounted-for payments
Discrepancies in any Reconciliations
discrepancies in weekly and monthly stock take
Correct invoicing of items

Key Skills
Very good communication skills
Punctuality is key
Reliable and efficient
Highly competent in MS Office, in particular, Word and Excel
Capacity to thrive in a fast-paced workplace
Possess an organized, methodical, and systematic approach to work
Competent in keeping track of customer and Supplier accounts

  • Job Role: Accounts Assistant/Junior Book Keeper
  • Industry: Accountancy / Finance
  • Salary: K15,000 – K20,000

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field
Extensive experience in a similar role with a high-level understanding of bookkeeping and general financial management
Minimum of 3 years’ experience using accounting software, Palladium Advantageous

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