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Senior Associate Accountant - BPO




Nairobi, Kenya

Position Type


Experience Needed

3+ Years

Applications Time

2024-04-08 - 2024-04-12

About the position

PKF Kenya LLP is a leading Accounting and Business Advisory firm in the region with a diverse client portfolio. The firm is currently sourcing for talent to join our BPO team at PKF Consulting (K) Limited.

Key Responsibilities Include

  • Day to day data entry of transactions such as purchases etc into the Xero accounting software
  • Perform reconciliations of banks and suppliers, payroll, credit cards, VAT control and others as necessary
  • Preparation of various schedules to support the management reports and financial statements
  • Processing of accruals and prepayments as necessary on a monthly basis
  • Maintenance of fixed asset register and depreciation schedule
  • Support month-end and year-end close process for accounting assignment
  • Liaise with our senior team to improve procedures and processing time to perform tasks efficiently
  • Completion of the monthly financial accounting cycle for assigned clients
  • Producing error-free accounting reports
  • Polite, professional interactions with clients and good representation of the company
  • Timely responsiveness to client needs and ensure timely resolution to queries
  • Assist with timely queries on year end accounts preparation and audit

Skills and requirements

  • Qualified accountant (ideally ACA or ACCA) with relevant post-qualification experience
  • Minimum of 3-4 years’ experience accounting/bookkeeping in a busy environment
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software packages such as QuickBooks Online, desktop and Xero accounting softwares
  • Strong double entry skills
  • Knowledge of relevant tax regulations e.g. corporation tax, VAT etc
  • Good knowledge of IFRS
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting fundamentals such as accruals, prepayments etc
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookup and pivot tables to deal with large volumes of transactions, other Microsoft 365 Office Programs, specifically Outlook, Word and Teams
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
  • Highly organised, capable of managing own workload to tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, to ensure all key messages are communicated across the team as appropriate
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • An excellent team player
  • Able to think out of the box on assignments as well as able to give new ideas to the line managers

Seniority Level

Senior Associate


  • Professional Services
  • BPO Services

Employment Type


Job Functions

  • Accounting/Auditing  
  • Finance

If you are interested in this position please send in your application by 12th April 2024 to the below link 

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