Bookkeeper Internship


  • Internship
  • Nairobi


Vacancy Description

Finlanza is looking for a bookkeeper intern to provide bookkeeping services to our clients. This is an Independent Contractor role working remotely from your home office with occasional visit to clients’ premises when needed. Your hours are flexible, however, you must have availability during normal business hours as this role does not work in conjunction with another full-time office position.

Job Duties:

  • Post clients bills and expenses
  • Bank statement reconciliation
  • Budget management
  • Cash Flow management
  • Journal and Data Entry (Coding)
  • Provide clients with weekly & monthly reports
  • Review transactions for completeness, accuracy and proper documentation before posting
  • Other Custom Reports (as required)
  • Maintain and Manage Chart of Accounts
  • Migrate clients from existing accounting systems to Zoho Books
  • Debit/Credit Cards Reconciliation
  • VAT Preparation and filing
  • Process payroll: including set-up, scheduling, and frequency
  • Statutory tax filing (PAYE, NSSF, NHIF, Housing Fund etc)
  • Client support as may be required from time to time


Required Experience:

  • Bachelors in Business, Accounting, Finance or related field
  • Professional qualification in CPA / ACCA or CFA
  • 2 year experience in accounting and/or bookkeeping
  • Payroll processing and statutory experience
  • In-depth understanding of Zohobooks and Zoho Platforms

Tools Needed:

  • Home office setup
  • Computer with webcam
  • Smartphone with email capabilities and push notifications
  • High-speed Internet Access

In addition to the following job duties, qualified candidates must be responsive, customer-focused, great communicators, team players, and able to multi-task. All of the duties performed are done remotely, so candidates must be comfortable on the phone and with using web conferencing applications. Candidates must also be able to clearly communicate via email, chat, etc. in a timely, professional fashion.


As a young company, you will have the freedom to drive continuous improvements in how we operate – and we genuinely want you to drive improvements and take the lead, not just take direction. Applicants should be adaptable, flexible and proactive in developing their own skills and capabilities. We celebrate leaders at every level of the business who demonstrate independence in their work while contributing to the culture and broader environment of Finlanza team. You should love the idea of supporting a team while also being able to work independently. As a small business, you will also have a key role to play as a team member in helping us to ensure that our clients have a positive and seamless experience. You must enjoy interacting with customers and partners, demonstrate excellent attention to detail, and be able to multi-task.

What we offering…

  • An exciting and fast-paced start-up environment
  • Support from a mentor on how to grow your future career
  • A great foundation for a future career in the finance and advisory

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