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Steven Kariuki

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) | Accounts Payable | Financial Analysis Enthusiast | SAP & QuickBooks Proficient

Nairobi, Kenya
Accounts & Administration Officer at Metis Collective
Studied Accounting & Finance at KCA University
Joined November 29, 2023



As a highly motivated and results-driven Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with over a year of experience, my focus has been on accounts payable, accounts receivable, and reconciliation. Proficient in financial analysis and reporting, with expertise in SAP and QuickBooks, I am dedicated to maintaining accuracy and compliance with company policies and procedures. Throughout my career, I have collaborated with cross-functional teams to achieve organizational objectives, demonstrating exceptional attention to detail and accuracy. I am adept at processing and reviewing invoices, reconciling vendor accounts, and conducting regular audits to maintain accurate financial records. My passion for financial modeling and valuation analysis drives my commitment to continuous learning and growth in this area. I am confident in my ability to effectively collaborate with teams to achieve organizational goals while maintaining strict financial controls and accountability.
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Metis Collective
Apr 2023 – Present
Accounts & Administration Officer
• Streamlined financial operations, including payroll, compliance, and funds management, enhancing efficiency. • Ensured compliance with grant and donor requirements through budgeting, monthly financial reporting, and meticulous record-keeping. • Managed finances, categorized funds, oversaw donations, and facilitated fellowship payments, optimizing resource allocation. • Improved administrative processes, including document filing, for enhanced organization and operational smoothness. • Assisted in budget planning, supporting the development of a robust financial strategy.
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Kenya Electricity Generating Company
Aug 2022 – Jan 2023
Finance Intern
• Processed and reviewed invoices with exceptional attention to detail, ensuring accuracy and compliance with company policies and procedures. • Reconciled vendor accounts and conducted regular audits to maintain accurate financial records and ensure timely payments. • Improved vendor file maintenance and document archiving processes, ensuring all records were up to date and easily accessible. • Initiated bank payments and wrote cheques with precision, maintaining strict financial controls and accountability. • Assisted in month-end closing processes and ensured all financial reports were completed accurately and on time
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Moko Home & Living
Apr 2022 – Jul 2022
Finance Intern
• Implemented innovative processes to update previous day finance transactions accurately and efficiently, enhancing overall operational efficiency and accuracy. • Conducted regular physical stock takes and participated in the reconciliation of accounting records to physical stock take results, ensuring accurate inventory management and reporting. • Created build assemblies templates on QuickBooks daily to capture and record all movements accurately, significantly improving the accuracy of financial records. • Resolved any variances arising from work in progress and ensured the daily build of materials was uploaded and entered accurately. • Generated weekly reports on the completion of previous weeks’ builds and any discrepancies observed, providing detailed and accurate information to management.
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Kenya Power and Lighting Company
Jan 2021 – Mar 2021
Finance Intern
• Reconciled accounts receivables ledger to verify payments and resolve variances, maintaining a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. • Provided exceptional customer service, actively listening to customers, handling concerns quickly, and escalating major issues to supervisors as needed. • Processed invoices and documents with consistent on-time delivery, supporting management and ensuring all financial records were up to date and accurate. • Checked invoice documents for errors and accuracy while updating in SAP, maintaining strict financial controls and ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures. • Reviewed financial statements with staff accountants and prepared accurate and meaningful reports every month for senior management.
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KCA University
Jun 2016 – Oct 2021
CPA , Accounting & Finance