Accountant at Tushop – May 2024

Accountant

  • The Accountant will play a key role in supporting the day-to-day functions of the Finance and Accounting department. The role holder is responsible for handling the accounts receivable function for Tushop. They will ensure end-to-end payment integrity, reportability, and compliance with established financial management policies. The ideal candidate is a results-driven, certified accountant with at least four years of experience handling accounts receivable in a busy finance department, within the FMCG sector. They should possess strong problem-solving and analytical skills, a keen eye for detail, and a thorough understanding of accounting standards and regulations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Accounts Receivables function, including daily reconciliation and monthly update of ageing report and matching revenue to payment points for the various product revenue categories
  • Ensure timely and accurate recording of all financial transactions in compliance with accounting standards and regulations
  • Conducting monthly reconciliation of bank and MPESA accounts on a timely basis
  • Update weekly and monthly inflows and outflows records and provide updates
  • Prepare and file tax returns and statutory deductions and payments
  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, cash flow statements and Management reports
  • Maintain a monthly fixed asset registry and perform impairment, and pass journals for the same
  • Conduct monthly and annual financial analysis, including budget variance analysis, trend analysis, and forecasting
  • Participate in internal and external audits and provide support to external auditors
  • Initiate and supervise stock-checks and reconciliation with the Warehouse Manager
  • Participate in financial standards setting and in quarterly and annual budget forecast process and provide input into departments goal setting process

The profile we’re likely to hire:

  • BCom Finance or Accounting from an accredited institution.
  • Professional Accounting Qualification (CPA (K) or ACCA)
  • At least 4 years of experience in Finance/Accounting, with at least 2 years of handling accounts receivables within the FMCG sector.
  • Prior experience in a startup environment is highly desirable, demonstrating adaptability in a fast-paced and dynamic setting
  • Experience using QuickBooks and other Accounting software, and a good understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and their applications
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to identify and prioritize key initiatives and opportunities
  • Able to demonstrate initiative and ownership of assignments and adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships and influence others
  • High level of organization, attention to detail, and ability to effectively and efficiently handle a variety of responsibilities
  • An individual who exemplifies integrity and honesty

Submit Your Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Tushop on www.careers-page.com to apply