Bookkeeper Intern

April 27, 2024

Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    April 27, 2024
  • Location
  • Expiration date
  • Experience
  • Gender
  • Qualification
    Bachelor Degree
  • Career Level

Job Description

Finlanza is hiring a Bookkeeper Intern to provide bookkeeping services to their clients. This is an Independent Contractor role working remotely from your home office with occasional visits to clients’ premises when needed. The hours are flexible, but availability during normal business hours is required 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


  • – Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • – Professional qualification in CPA/ACCA or CFA
  • – 2 years of experience in accounting and/or bookkeeping
  • – Payroll processing and statutory experience
  • – In-depth understanding of Zoho Books and Zoho Platforms
  • – Home office setup
  • – Computer with webcam
  • – Smartphone with email capabilities and push notifications
  • – High-speed Internet Access

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


  • – Freedom to drive continuous improvements in operations
  • – Opportunity to take the lead and demonstrate independence
  • – Key role in ensuring clients have a positive and seamless experience
  • – Exciting and fast-paced start-up environment
  • – Support from a mentor on how to grow your future career
  • – Great foundation for a future career in finance and advisory