Senior Accountant Job in Kenya

Senior Accountant

Major Responsibilities And Key Tasks

  • Direct the organization’s financial goals, objectives, and budgets
  • Take responsibility for overall management and delivery of the business plan.
  • Ensure that appropriate financial regulations policies and controls are in place and in use at all times.
  • Prepare and review detailed budgets for approval by management.
  • Take up the role of implementing a new accounts/erp system
  • Maintain day-to-day financial and operational control of the service within budget
  • Make regular reports to the management on income, expenditure, and any variations from budgets.
  • Ensure all finances are properly administered and monitored, including credit control and allocation of resources.
  • Oversee the investment of funds and manage associated risks
  • Oversee cash management activities; execute capital raising strategies to support the firm’s expansion.
  • Monitor and control the flow of cash receipts and disbursements to meet the business and Investment needs of the firm.
  • Monitor and ensure collection of present and past-due accounts.
  • Take charge of preparation of management accounts.
  • Oversee programs to minimize risks and losses that might arise from financial transaction and business operations undertaken by the company.
  • Payroll processing
  • Identify and advice the Human Resources Manager on the plans for company’s financial Training and development needs.
  • Review of daily reports of Assistant Accountants and presentation of daily report to the director
  • Any other duties as assigned by the management
  • CPA-K
  • Over 5 years experience in accounting, 3 of which should be in a senior accountant role
  • Diploma in IT
  • Experience in implementation of a financial accounting system will be an added advantage
  • Highly organized, professional, analytical and adept problem-solver.
  • Positive attitude, sound work ethic and an ability to follow instructions
  • Good knowledge and understanding of various areas of accounting- payables, receivables and cost accounting
If you meet the above requirements, apply online by sending your CV to clearly indicating SENIOR ACCOUNTANT on the subject line to be received on or before 29th October 2012

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