Wildlife Conservancy Receivable Accountant Job in Laikipia County, Kenya

  • Published date: November 14, 2019
  • Category: Accounting, Auditing & Finance
    • Location: Nairobi, Nairobi
  • Jop type:
  • Salary: Ksh Not mentioned
  • Company name: Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

Our client is a not-for-profit wildlife conservancy in Laikipia County.

The Conservancy works to conserve wildlife, provide a sanctuary for great apes and to generate income through wildlife tourism and complementary enterprises for re-investment in conservation and community development.

The conservancy is looking to fill the following vacancy

Accounts Receivable Accountant

The successful candidate will be responsible for accurate and effective management of accounts receivable ledgers.

Enforcing all processes, policies and procedures relating to all Accounts receivables, including intercompany accounts and debt collection.

Processing of accounting transactions, the operation of accounting systems controls and preparation of reports and reconciliations for review.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Maintaining debtor’s book including allocation of receipts, remittances, statements, withholding taxes and credit notes.

  • Conducting appropriate written and telephonic correspondence and follow-ups with customers regarding queries, dispute resolutions, remittances, and WHT certificates.

  • Preparation of the monthly age analysis and reconciling the control account to the age analysis.

  • Reconciliation of all intercompany debtor’s accounts.

  • Preparing monthly customer statements of accounts and timely submissions to customers

  • Carrying out thorough daily night audits on revenue generating units to ensure completeness and accuracy checks.

  • Providing staff deductions to the Payroll accountant

  • Annual audit preparation.

  • Maintaining a filing system for account receivable records.

  • Ensuring effective debt collections.

  • Any other duty given by the supervisor as and when required.


The job holder should have the following qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor of Commerce (B. Com) Degree or related field / Professional accounting qualification i.e. CPA (K) or ACCA

  • Proficiency in Sunsystems and paymaster will be an added advantage.

  • Must have above 3 years’ experience in a busy working environment in a similar position

The Right Person for the Job

  • We are looking for a person with Good understanding of IFRS, local tax regulations and statutory financial accounting and reporting

  • He/she Must be detailed oriented and possess good communication skills.

  • Must have Good knowledge of relevant accounting systems and reporting tools.

What The Client is Offering The Right Person

The client is ready to negotiate the right package for the best person based on agreeable business targets.

How to Apply

Send CV only to recruitment@careeroptionsafrica.co.ke by 26th November 2019 with the job title on the subject line.

However applications will be reviewed as they are received and qualified candidates called for interview as soon as their CV’s are received.

Candidates who do not hear from us by this date should consider their applications unsuccessful.

Who We Are and What We Do: Career Options Africa is a Human Resource Consultancy firm with branches in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda.

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