Cash and Bank Accountant – Airtel

Airtel Kenya
wishes to recruit a Cash and Bank Accountant reporting to the Treasury Manager who can support the treasury team to give the business assurance on the completeness and accuracy of our cash and bank balances and reports, ensure that our cash and bank collections processes and procedures are in line with IFRS and the Airtel accounting guidelines and policies and to improve on the company’s controls environment guarding against financial and reputational loss.

Key responsibilities of the role include and are not limited to:
Accounting for Airtel Money wallet deallocation both sweeps and manual.
Follow up of items in the Account Payable / Account Receivable Clearing account and reconciling items in the Account Receivable – General Ledger reconciliation
Passing of daily sweeps through Cash Management module
Daily reconciliation of collections made through collection partners
Work closely with Airtel Centre of Excellence (ACE) team and other parties to follow up on closure of payment Bank Reconciliation Statement open items
Assist in communication to the banks, preparation of bank, interest and other charges
Prepare audit schedules, respond to audit queries on a timely basis and ensure that there are adequate controls in place to ensure good audit rating.
Ensure that any control issue raised during the audits is closed in a timely manner and there is no exposure in regard to overdue reconciling items
Ensure all the journals are correctly entered and posted in Oracle

Undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance
Proficiency in Microsoft office suite,
Sound Financial Accounting knowledge
CPA II and above or Equivalent.
Working knowledge of Oracle System

Desired Competencies and behaviour
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Excellent planning skills
High personal standards and goal oriented
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent and effective communications skills, both orally and in writing

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply for the role by sending a detailed resume to with subject line : Cash and Bank Accountant in the email header.
The deadline for receiving applications is Friday 31st July 2020 by 5.00 pm.