Finance Officer

at Gap Recruitment Services Limited
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted March 25, 2023
Category Finance
Job Type Full-time
Currency KES


Gap Recruitment Services Limited is a leading recruitment firm in Kenya where International and local companies find just the right fit talent.

Key Roles & Responsibility.
Preparing vouchers for payments and checking that all documents are in order
Bookkeeping and general ledger work in accordance with Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs practices and procedures for financial management
Payments to suppliers including bank transfers and petty cash management
Prepare monthly accounts and reconciliations
Payroll and statutory payments for local staff
Prepare payments of travel claims for local and expatriate staff
Other administrative tasks and reporting when necessary
Assure the above being handled efficiently and in a timely manner in accordance with Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs practices and procedures for financial management
Liaise closely with all members of staff, including expatriate staff, this requires good interpersonal skills
Skills, Qualifications & Experience

Bachelors in accounting or other similar education, working towards full ACCA /CIMAG examinations or CPA
A minimum of 5 years experience, working with bookkeeping, payments and payroll as the main tasks
Currently/recently working in a role as bookkeeper/ finance officer, or in a similar role in the private sector, NGO or in an international organisation
Knowledge of payroll and statutory payments
Taking initiative, being driven and organised are essential qualities to succeed in the role
Proficiency in basic MS Office programs: Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel
Other essential qualifications

Excellent command of English, both written and oral skills
Problem solver, excellent administrative and organisational skills
Being an effective team player and good communicator
Being discreet, reliable and have a high level of integrity
Strong work ethic, showing punctuality and working according to sharp deadlines
Passionate and committed learner, ability to learn, adapt to new guidelines, reach and report on agreed results
Added advantages:

Knowledge of tax legislation and other statuary payments in Kenya
What to expect as an employee;

Medical Insurance + Pension benefits (subject to 5 years employment)
28 days of annual leave
Gym allowance
Competitive remuneration

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