Accounts Assistant (1)


Biofarms Limited is a leading horticulture producing and exporting company specializing in fruits, mainly avocado, mango, coconut, pineapple and passion fruits. We envision to be the leading grower and exporter of organic certified fruits in Kenya. Biofarms prides itself in quality and reliability, positioning as a supplier of choice in the horticulture export sector.

Position: Accounts Assistant (1)

About the Job

We are looking for a motivated Accounting Assistant who is an excellent multitasker with exceptional keen to details, communication and time management skills who will effectively and efficiently manage all accounts payable. The ideal candidate is expected to immediately add value to the accounting practices in finance department. You should be thorough, accurate, and honest with good bookkeeping skills.

To be a successful candidate in this position, you should understand basic Accounting principles and proficiency with computers and software, such as MS Excel or QuickBooks. You should be trustworthy, efficient, and organized.


The position reports directly to the Senior Accountant. The job holder will handle below but not limited to:

  • Follow-up and verification of invoices from all third-party clients which includes but not limited to, suppliers, service providers and casuals’ timesheet.
  • Posting of verified and signed suppliers and other payment invoices into the accounting sage system for payment
  • Assist in month end close activities including the preparation of journal entries and labor reports and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Process all accounts payable activity ensuring transactions are processed timely and accurately, initiating all payments both electronically and with checks, credit card transaction processing Monitoring daily payment communications and answering any queries related to payment status.
  • Ensuring payments, amounts and records are correct.
  • Any other duty as will be assigned periodically

Education, Knowledge & Experience

  • Diploma in Business Administration-Accounting, Finance option or related discipline
  • Professional Accounting Certification, PA part 2(section 4)
  • At least 2 years previous experience in similar / related finance function
  • Good working knowledge of accounting system (sage) is added advantage
  • Good computer skills with advance Excel and Word

Core Values and Required Skills

  • Team player and good team management skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and take direction accurately.
  • Analytical thinker and problem solver.
  • Competent IT skills, particularly proficiency with spreadsheet software.
  • High level of accuracy.
  • Extremely organized in a manner that is easily read by others.
  • Trustworthy and discreet when dealing with confidential information.
  • Administrative skills.

All applications with title “Accounts Assistant Position” to be send to on or before CoB 13th June 2022.

Job Details

Level : Entry level
Industry : Food Production
Salary : Confidential
Experience : 2 Years
Applications : 7
Locality : Nairobi, Kenya
Eligibility : Diploma
Company : Biofarms limite...
Posted By Biofarms limite... / 08 Jun 2022

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