Finance Officer Job, Latest Finance Jobs In Kenya. 

Title: Finance Officer – IT,

Industry: Information Technology,  

Location: Nairobi,

Gross Salary: Kshs 50k – 60k, 

Our client is a start-up IT firm in Kenya with more than 30 years’ experience in the data center industry across the world. They are seeking to hire a Finance Officer will actively participate in maintaining the financial health of our company through day to-day management of financial transactions and procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Balance and maintain accurate ledgers in ZohoBooks.
  • Reconcile cash and bank entries with deposits and expenses on a daily basis.·
  • Ensure all transactions have the necessary supporting documents which are stored
  1. in ZohoBooks attached to the relevant transaction 
  2.  in Zoho Workdrive and
  3. where applicable  for physical files.
  • Produce monthly financial statements (cash flow, profit and loss and balance sheet)
  • Report daily cash balances
  • Calculate and file VAT taxes timely and accurately.
  • Ensure WHT deductions are made from payments and paid to KRA timely and accurately.
  • Collect WHT certificates from KRA and send to vendors in a timely manner.
  • Ensure all statutory and PAYE taxes are accurately deducted and paid to the KRA.
  • Prepare financial statements for audit.
  • Ensure that customers are invoiced timely and accurately via ZohoBooks.
  • Ensure that customer payments are matched to customer invoices accurately in ZohoBooks.
  • Ensure that accurate customer statements of accounts are prepared to assist with collections.
  • Onboard vendors as per company procedures on to ZohoBooks.
  • Prepare Purchase Orders.
  • Strictly enforce “No PO, No Payment” policy.
  • Prepare and match invoices with purchase orders.
  • Obtain quarterly, confirmatory statement of accounts from vendors.
  • Deal with all administrative requirements for the site.Maintain the asset register.
  • Regularly complete asset and quality audits.
  • Assist Sales Operations to prepare reports for customers, such as quarterly customer billing overviews.
  • Assist Operations team to provide reports on expenses from Operations.
  • Prepare reports on weekly activities.

The successful  candidate will need to:

  • Work with the Finance colleagues in other countries to develop the Finance function further.
  • Engage pro-actively with your colleagues to make improvements in the Finance Function.

Key Skills and Qualifications

  • BSc degree in Finance or Accounting.
  • 2 to 3 years of relevant experience
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures and principles.
  • Computer Literacy: Microsoft Packages
  • Must have at least CPA part 2 professional certification.
  • Knowledge of financial account management, maintainance of general ledgers, fiscal compliance, audits, invoicing, financial reporting and vendor management.
  • Proven work experience as a Finance Officer or similar role.
  • Knowledge of financial and accounting procedures.
  • Experience using financial software.
  • MS Excel skills.
  • Knowledge of financial regulations.
  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills.
  • Sharp time management skills.
  • Strong ethics, with an ability to manage confidential data.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related course from a recognized university.


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