Book Store Senior Financial Accountant Job in Nairobi Kenya

Job Title: Senior Financial Accountant
 
Reference: SFA _2012

Recruiter: Altima Africa Ltd    

Contract: Permanent       
 
Location: Nairobi    
Available: ASAP
 
Category: Mid Level    
Offer: Neg .
 
Client Profile Introduction
 
Our Client is a 24hr book store company located within shopping malls which house one of the largest retail outlets in the country. In a bid to strengthen its operational effectiveness, our client seeks to recruit a Senior Financial Accountant. 
If you a self driven number cruncher, ready for your next challenge then read on…

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration or Economics from a recognized University
  • A qualified accountant (CPA-K / ACCA)
  • A Masters in Finance or related field preferred will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in the management of financial systems and budgets, financial reporting, financial data analysis, auditing, taxation and providing financial advice.
Job Specification
 
The Senior Financial Accountant will be responsible for collecting and analyzing financial information for the business.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare financial statements including monthly and annual accounts
  • Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures
  • Ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met
  • Prepare financial management reports and present before the board
  • Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and annual reports
  • Resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities & maintain control procedures
  • Continuous management and support of budget and forecast activities
  • Monitor and support taxation issues & ensure compliance with regulatory bodies
  • Develop and maintain financial data bases
  • Financial audit preparation and coordinate the audit process
  • Analyze and advise on business operations including revenue and expenditure trends, financial commitments and future revenues
Competencies
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Planning and organizing
  • Strong communication skills
  • Information and task monitoring
  • Problem analysis
  • Judgment and problem-solving
  • Supervisory /Leadership skills
  • Stress tolerance
How to Apply
 
All self driven & confident number crunchers ready for their next big challenge are encouraged to apply online via www.altimaafrica.com/careers.php
 
Application deadline 5pm on Tuesday 24th July, 2012.
 
Please note, only qualified candidates will be contacted.


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