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 by 14th June 2018 clearly stating the subject heading “FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT”.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Accounting and Finance
Updated: May 31, 2018 — 10:28 pm