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Accountant Job Vacancy - CBI

Duties and Responsibilities:
Ø  Providing and interpreting financial information;
Ø  Monitoring and interpreting cash flows and predicting future trends;
Ø  Analyzing change and advising accordingly;
Ø  Researching and reporting on factors influencing business performance;
Ø  Developing financial management mechanisms that minimize financial risk;
Ø  Conducting reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities;
Ø  Managing the company's financial accounting, monitoring and reporting systems;
Ø  Liaising with auditors to ensure annual monitoring is carried out;
Ø  Developing external relationships with appropriate contacts i.e. auditors, bankers and statutory organizations such as KRA;
Ø  Producing accurate financial reports to specific deadlines;
Ø  Managing budgets;

Ø  Arranging new sources of finance for the company's debt facilities;
Ø  Supervising departmental staff;
Ø  Keeping abreast of changes in financial regulations and legislation.
Ø  Generate and manage payroll administration, implementation of internal controls.
Ø  Make regular reports to senior management on income, expenditure and any variations from budgets.
Ø  Act as cheque signatory for and authorize expenditure up to limits as agreed by the board of directors
Ø  Identify and implement plans with the assistance of the human resource manager for department training and development needs.
Ø  Review collection reports to determine the status of collections and the amounts of outstanding balances.
Knowledge and Skills:
Ø  Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
Ø  Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning and resource allocation.
Ø  Knowledge of the law and government regulations.
Ø  Knowledge of capital raising strategies that support a firm’s expansion.
Ø  Monitor cash flows and trends.
Ø  Knowledge of the training requirements in the financial department that assist in creation of a training programme.
Ø  Keenness of detail that allows for easy detection of errors or problems resulting in quick rectification.
Ø  Ability to assess individual as well as team performance.
Work Abilities:
Ø  Ensure continual teamwork within the department.
Ø  Ensure integrity and honesty when performing duties at all times.
Ø  Ability to take on responsibilities and challenges.
Ø  Ensure team motivation is maintained while offering direction and guidance.
Ø  Delegate work to other individuals within the team.
Ø  ACCA and/or CPA qualified
Ø  Bachelors degree in Accounting/Business/Commerce or Economics
Ø  Masters degree in any of the above would be an added advantage
Ø  5 years’ experience in a mid-sized corporate entity
Ø  Experience in the implementation of ERP/Accounting systems and in performing internal audit services
Ø  Experience in formulating and executing debt collection strategies industry will be an added advantage
Remuneration: Negotiable.

All applicants should send their resumes and cover letters quoting the exact job position to the HR Manager on
Deadline is by: 7th October

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