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Senior Accountant Career in Kenya (KShs 100 - 150K)

Male Asian Gujarati Speaking Preferred.

This is a highly demanding role responsible for overseeing the company's financial accounting, monitoring and reporting systems; ensuring compliance of financial statements with IFRS and IAS policies and procedures and guidelines and professional ethics.

This role requires a high degree of self confidence and resilience to handle a high stress, high pressure environment which demands long working hours and constant crisis management.

The role holder is expected to perform undertake the following duties:

  • Compiling and preparing company annual budget and ongoing budget monitoring and reporting
  • Preparation of annual and management accounts;
  • Ensuring timely preparation of accurate monthly expenditure reports
  • Monitoring and interpreting cash flows and proactively managing the financial position of the company and predicting future trends
  • Researching and reporting on factors influencing business performance
  • Participate in internal audits as scheduled and provide auditors with accounting documents as requested and provide explanation on audit queries
  • Performance analysis and reporting
  • Supervising and appraising the performance of assigned staff
Minimum Criteria:
  • An undergraduate degree in Finance or Accounting; CPA(K) ACCA or its equivalent
  • Over 5 years post qualification experience in a similar or related position
  • Experience in a business/commercial environment with demonstrable entrepreneurial and business skills
  • Strong financial numeracy and analytical skills with ability to interpret financial data
  • Working knowledge of Kenyan tax laws and excellent knowledge of local and international financial regulations and legislation
  • Excellent technical knowledge of budgeting and financial analysis processes in a commercial set up
  • Excellent and effective communications skills, both orally and in writing and ability to effectively engage the business owners in matters pertaining the company
  • Well developed ability to multi-task and handle multiple ongoing issues concurrently
  • Ability to take charge and control over varied situations that emerge in the department and ‘think on their feet’ for solutions to problems
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong personal impact to command respect with internal and external stakeholders
  • High degree of honesty and integrity
If qualified send CV only to indicating the title on the subject line. 

Do not attach certificates.

Corporate Staffing Services
Suite 3, 13th floor, Development House, Nairobi.

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