Job Title: Accountant
Job Location: Nairobi
Job Summary: We are seeking to hire a dynamic accountant to add to our team of dedicated Professionals.
The ideal candidate for this position should have at least 6- 7 years working experience with demonstrated progressive growth.
The incumbent should be attentive to detail, with high numerical accuracy, a good time manager and methodical.
- Oversee financial department employees, including financial assistants and accountants
- Track the company’s financial status and performance to identify areas for potential improvement
- Provide useful financial insights to help make better decisions about formulating and executing strategy, and provide guidance and analysis to executive and operational management to improve results.
- Maintain a system of accounts and keep books and records on all transactions and assets.
- Prepare and analyze accurate monthly financial and management reports, including income statement, balance sheet, budget and variance, projections and forecast, and cash flow.
- Maintain control of the following areas: general ledger, accounts payable, expense reports, billing, and payroll.
- Seek out methods for minimizing financial risk to the company
- Provide insightful information and expectations to senior executives to aid in long-term and short-term decision making
- Review financial data and prepare monthly and annual reports
- Present financial reports to board members, stakeholders, executives, and clients in formal meetings
- Stay up to date with technological advances and accounting software to be used for financial purposes
- Establish and maintain financial policies and procedures for the company
- Understand and adhere to financial regulations and legislation.
- Strong analytical and research skills
- Close attention to detail
- Ability to meet hard deadlines
- In-depth knowledge of corporate finance principles
- Basic math skills
- Experience utilizing accounting and finance software
- Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or equivalent
- Post Graduate qualification would be an added advantage
- CPA (K )
- Knowledge of SAP system is required
- Minimum 6- 7 years of finance and accounting experience.
Interested candidates are invited to strictly email their cover letter and CV, to email@example.com before the end of day 16th March 2020.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted