Financial Accountant Job in Kenya

We are a blue chip company, a Leader in the broadcast media sector.

Due to expansion and growth, the following position has arisen in our organization:

Financial Accountant


  • Finance Department
  • Computerized systems
  • Business process
  • Strong internal control requirements
  • Global organisation
  • Performance culture
  • Constantly changing environment
  • Senior Management
  • Auditors (Internal, and external)
  • Manage Finance Managers
  • Responsible for inter-company accounts
  • Prepare and process accounting journals in terms of IFRS
  • Assist with monthly management accounts
  • Assist with statutory reporting:
  1. Assistance with monthly completion of reporting packs
  2. Assistance with year-end completion of reporting packs
  3. Completion of annual financial statements
  • Responsible for tax computations
  • Completion of various company tax returns
  • Financial Planning
  • Financial analysis
  • Resolution of financial queries
  • Budgets and forecasting
  • Assistance with corporate governance
  • Assistance with managing systems of internal, operational and financial control
  • Assistance with ad hoc projects
  • University degree in business related field
  • Qualified Accountant [CPA (K), ACCAP or equivalent are a mandatory requirement
  • High degree of proficiency in computer applications for accounting and finance
  • Knowledge
  • At least 7 years work experience which includes regular provision of the above outputs
  • Strong financial and accounting knowledge (IFRS)
  • Statutory understanding (companies act and Tax)
  • Financial analysis experience
  • Computer knowledge:
  • GL packages
  • Excel — spreadsheets
  • Microsoft Word
  • Hyperion Financial Management (advantageous)
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Diplomacy/tact
  • Assertiveness
  • Withstanding pressure
  • Analytical thinking
  • Trend analysis
  • Staff Management
  • Conflict resolution
Personal Qualities
  • Team player
  • Ambition
  • Hands on
  • Conflict resolution
  • Assertive
  • Copes with pressure
  • Committed
  • Flexible
  • Analytical thinking
  • Staff management
  • Diplomacy/tact
Are you interested ¡n this dynamic and challenging position? Please send your CV to: marked “Financial Accountant on the subject line. 
Closing date: 31st July 2012

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