Opticom Kenya Accounts Officer Job

Job Summary:

The Accounts Officer is responsible for authentication, allocation and integrity of financial accounts, schedules, plans and documentations in line with relevant ad hoc financial objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

Finance Operations management:

  • Manage company finances including timely monthly reconciliations, monthly reports and management analysis, VAT returns and the annual financial statements.
  • Ongoing management of project accounting processes ensuring these processes maximize company’s financial outcomes.
  • Perform monthly bank reconciliations at month end.
  • As the bank agent, coordinate all banking transactions.
  • Ensure all intercompany transactions are accurately posted.

Credit Control – Account Receivables:

  • Ensure that debts are paid in a timely manner.
  • Chase overdue invoices by telephone, email and letter within agreed timescales.
  • Regularly making contact with customers to ensure all relevant debts are managed as necessary.
  • Handle disputed bills and negotiate to bring payment within agreed terms.
  • Ensure monthly processing of invoice deadlines are met as required.
  • Send out monthly client statements/letters as may be agreed.

Debt Control Management – Accounts Payable:

  • Ensure that purchase orders are correct and accurate in terms of pricing.
  • Ensure that creditors accounts are reconciled, and creditors paid in good time.

Budget Management:

  • Collaborate with department heads to develop annual budgets.
  • Monitor budget performance and provide variance analysis.
  • Recommend adjustments to ensure financial goals are met.

Risk Management:

  • Identify financial risks and implement strategies to mitigate them.
  • Ensure compliance with financial regulations and laws.
  • Develop and maintain internal controls to safeguard company assets.

Annual Audit Management:

  • Maintain records as appropriate for the audits and compliance as well as day to day use.
  • Assist in preparation of annual audits and responding to queries raised by the auditors.


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, Accounting, or a related field.
  • Relevant professional certification (e.g., CPA, CFA) is preferred.
  • Proven experience of at least 2 years as an accountant in finance & accounts department.
  • Strong knowledge of financial principles, regulations, and reporting standards.
  • Excellent analytical, strategic thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Advanced proficiency in financial management software and Microsoft Excel.
  • Should have a good track record of unquestionable integrity.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Ability to work as part of the team and build relationships with others within the organization.

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