16 Jan 2020

Accountant at United States International University – Africa

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United States International University – Africa is located in the Kasarani area, off Thika Road in the suburb of Kenya’s capital city of Nairobi. The university is an independent, not-for-profit institution serving 6512 students representing 69 nationalities

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Principal Accountant- Financial, the holder of this position will be responsible for supporting the day to day running of the treasury section.

Key Responsibilities

  • To collect and record revenue at cashier points.
  • Prepare daily collection reports and posting of cash journals.
  • Act as the university’s banking agent.
  • Keep safe custody of any cash and cheque collections
  • Maintain records of delivery to safety deposit box of back-up tapes.
  • Carry out accurate posting of revenues to relevant ledgers.
  • Carry out daily reconciliation of cash journals.
  • Respond to clients’ queries.
  • Prepare a banking report every morning for review by the Senior Accountant
  • Ensure proper filing of cash office documents.
  • Scanning of all accounting documents.
  • Preparation of tax schedules.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Education/Professional and working experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/ Finance and CPA (K).
  • High level of proficiency in computer applications.
  • Should have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a busy accounting department.

Personal Attributes & Competencies

  • Confidentiality and high level of integrity;
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Self motivated;
  • Good analytical skills with attention to details;
  • High degree of honesty.

How to Apply

If you have the requisite qualifications and experience and want to work as a team member in a modern and progressive institution where you can make a difference, please apply. Interested applicants must provide a cover letter and a current CV, certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three referees, current salary and benefits, telephone and e-mail contacts to the address below by Friday, January 24, 2020.

Director Administration, United States International University - Africa P.O Box 14634-00800, Nairobi, Kenya

Email: [email protected]

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