Waithaka -  - Nairobi Central, Nairobi, Kenya

Nahashon Waithaka

Nairobi Central, Nairobi, Kenya


An Accounting Professional, with ability to determine the financial status of company through understanding and analyzing accounting records. Skilled in all areas of accounting and administration
Career objective
To play a pivotal role in providing Financial and administrative Solutions and support using accounting, managerial and Information Technology Knowledge and skills besides, being a valuable corporate asset to contribute effectively to organizational success.

Personal Abilities and Attributes
Flexible, honest, pro-active, logical thinker and a synergic team player with good working, interrelation, communication skills and ability to translate strategic objectives into concrete initiatives to provide significant value for an organization’s customers and shareholders

Work History

Payables Accountant

Nairobi Java House Ltd

From April 2013

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Supporting the production of monthly management reports i.e. balance sheet, profit and loss
account, cash flow, variance analysis and any reports as directed by management/seniors.
• Preparing and posting month-end accruals and prepaid entries and Analysis of VAT and Catering
Levy as well as ensuring statutory deductions are paid on time.
• Ensuring all utility bills for the 23 Branches in East Africa are duly paid before respective
• Reviewing invoices to ensure that all the information appearing on them is accurate and complete and verifying that payable transactions comply with financial policies and procedures.
• Assisting in preparation of annual budgets and establishing and maintaining an effective
budgetary planning system and ensuring that all departments adhere strictly to the approved
• Liaising with external auditors to ensure that Annual Statutory Audits are done in time and preparing the audit working papers.
• Monitoring accounts aging to ensure payments are up to date, replying to vendor inquiries and sort and match invoices with LPOs and check requests
• Setting invoices up for payment, reconciliation, corrections of discrepancies and preparing
analysis of accounts before payments
• Communication with suppliers to resolve account queries and advise on payments plan.
• Scheduling supplier payments in the cash report in consultation with the Treasury
accountant/team and supervising and training junior and new staff
• Overseeing that all invoices are correctly received, verified and posted into SUN System making
sure all cost centers are captured appropriately and approving all payment vouchers prepared by accounts payables junior accountants.


Nairobi Java House Ltd

Duties and Responsibilities
Preparation of monthly accounting reports i.e. P&L and Balance sheet and analysis of all
respective cost centers and to closely monitor any changes on cost centers.
Approval of all petty cash vouchers prepared by branch accountants and ensuring all receipts
are genuine and a true representation of expenses incurred in all 23 Branches..
Verification of invoices, Raising the bill & expense allocation and Posting to accounts for accrual of liabilities
Processing invoices into the general ledger and Receiving and posting all cash /cheque receipts into the cashbook.
Participating in monthly stock takes including reconciling & monthly profit and loss reviews


New Aberdare Timber and Hardware Ltd & Homedepo

Duties and Responsibilities
Analysis preparation and payment of all taxes and statutory deduction such as PAYE, NHIF,
NSSF, VAT and Catering Levy and payment
Developing and adherence of current and long-term organizational goals and objectives as well as policies and procedures for the organization.
Daily cash requirement forecast and perform daily bank reconciliations
Manage relationships with financial service providers and Monitor bank service fees.
Monitoring Balance sheet and Income Statement account movements and ensuring that they
reflect the correct balances and all relevant account reconciliations are done and corrective
actions taken in time.
Payroll preparation and ensuring payroll payments are fully done on or before the 26th of every
month while making sure all statutory deductions and any employee advances still owing are
fully deducted.
Ensuring that the fixed Assets register is maintained and updated regularly
Perform monthly completeness checks on: Debit notes, credit notes, payment vouchers receipts,
journals and cheque's register as with the purpose of guiding the organization
Preparation of daily and monthly sales reports as per QuickBooks and Debtors, bank and
Creditors reconciliation and capturing data in QuickBooks System
Preparation of final accounts and statements and Producing financial statements that reflect
accurate and timely financial information.
Budgeting and Preparation of an annual calendar for statutory requirements and ensure that all
statutory payments and returns are submitted on time.
Preparation of monthly reconciliations for both bank account and supplier accounts
Ensuring that weekly management reports, notably, aged debtors and creditors lists, bank and cash balances are produced and submitted in time

Accountant cum Controller

Crest hotel ltd

Duties and Responsibilities:
Establishing efficient recording, filing and tracking system for all office inventory, mails and files, monitor their movement and effective correspondence
Petty cash administration and spearheading daily and end month stock takes.
Producing and communicating accurate and timely financial reports from various departments;
balance sheet, profit and loss account, cash flow, variance analysis and any reports as required
Assisting in preparation of Annual budgets and establishing an effective budgetary planning
system and ensure that all departments strictly adhere to the approved budgets
Ensuring compliance, analysis, preparation and payment of all taxes/statutory deduction and guidelines such as PAYE, NHIF, NSSF, VAT and Catering Levy.
Production of monthly management reports Monitoring the movement in bank balances and to advice management accordingly
Ensuring that Creditors balances are constantly reconciled and those payments are made as per the company creditor's ledger and not as per the creditor's statements.
Liaising with external auditors to ensure that Annual Statutory Audits are done in time, preparing the audit working papers and Ensuring that the fixed Assets register is well maintained and updated regularly

Accountant and as an accountant cum controller in -Crest hotel ltd

Hardware Ltd

for 3.5 years. I am a proven professional with extensive accounting and managerial planning experience.
My responsibilities during my tenure included but not limited to:

Qualifications & Certifications

Business Management

DBM-Kenya Institute of Management KIM

CPAK-Kenya College of Accountancy University

Accounting Technician Course

KATC Kenya College of Accountancy

Education & Professional Qualifications

Finance Option Mt Kenya University

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