Investment Company Financial Accountant Job in Kenya

Our client is a privately-owned Investment Company with diversified holdings across real estate, agri-business, manufacturing, healthcare, hospitality, financial services, fixed income and quoted equity.

They are seeking to recruit a motivated and self-driven professional to fill in the following position in their office:

Financial Accountant

Reporting to the Group Head of Finance, the Financial Accountant is responsible for preparing and analyzing financial and accounting reports for the company.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Assess the accuracy and completeness of financial statements and accounting records
  • Establish well-documented systems for record keeping and accounting
  • Research financial variances and analyse financial data
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations and financial statements
  • Consolidate departmental budgets and compare actual costs to budgeted costs
  • Regularly update management regarding the financial status of the company
  • Prepare tax returns and calculate taxes owed; comply with tax requirements around payment and reporting
  • Co-ordinate internal and external audits of the organization’s financial and accounting records
  • Analyze business operations, financial commitments, costs, revenues, and trends to develop projections for future revenue and expenses
  • Provide suggestions and feedback to management regarding budget forecasts, resource utilization, and tax strategy
  • Supervise and direct the work activities of accounting and book keeping personnel
  • Ensure compliance with accounting and finance standards, best practices, and government regulations

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business, economics, or related field from an accredited institution of higher education
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Minimum CPA Part III
  • Strong understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Working Capital Management Skills
  • Budgeting and forecasting skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke by 14th June 2018 clearly stating the subject heading “FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT”.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 



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Accounting and Finance

Updated: May 31, 2018 — 10:28 pm
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