Full time Offered Salary :

Bookkeeper at Grounded, Nairobi

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Job Description

Job Areas:

  • Gather and verify invoices for appropriate documentation prior to payment for walk-in customers, consignment customers, household & website orders, and internal procurement requests.
  • Managing Consignment customers and Suppliers
  • Receiving payments through various channels such as KopoKopo, MPESA till, etc.
  • Maintain accounts receivable records to ensure aging is up to date, credits and collections are applied, uncollectible amounts are accounted for, and miscellaneous differences are cleared.
  • Monitor and collect accounts receivable by contacting clients via telephone, email, and mail
  • Prepare analytical and ratio analyses relevant to A/R so management can gain a better understanding of how collection efforts are progressing.
  • Support other accounting and finance team members, inventory management, and cost accounting.

Technical Skills:

  • 1+ years of experience in finance or accounting, preferably in retail, distribution, or manufacturing
  • CPA – K or ACCA finalist. Bachelor’s degree is an added advantage
  • Comprehensive knowledge of at least one accounting software, preferably Zoho
  • Strong commercial mindset, able to use financial data to help solve problems and improve business performance
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and build strong working relationships.
  • Ability to use Excel to extract data from the accounting system and present the results in an informative and insightful manner.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Soft Skills:

  • Entrepreneurial Self-Starter – thrives in a fast-moving environment and is capable of independently seeking information, marshaling resources, and delivering results without waiting for direction (Get Stuff Done).
  • Highly organized – can use tools systematically, and accurately. Can track open action items and tasks and stick to deadlines.
  • Proactive communicator – pushing updates to team member’s needs, and clearly outlining plans and decision points. Using correct communications mediums (WhatsApp, phone call, email, task software)
  • Problem Solver – proactively identifying issues or challenges, and quickly developing potential solutions to drive decision-making.
  • Team Player – Needs to effectively work with all department heads to ensure smooth operations.
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