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Management Trainee - Financial Accounting Processor Job in Kenya

Position: Management Trainee - Financial Accounting Processor

Strictly 2-4 Yrs of relevant experience after education

Main Purpose of the Position

The Financial Accounting Processor is responsible for delivery of all Financial Accounting activities for the client. This may include tasks on fixed assets, period-end and taxes.

Key Outputs & Tasks

  • Participate in internal and external audit requirements
  • Handle fixed assets transactions which may include, but are not limited to the following:
  1. Fixed assets account reconciliation to general ledger
  2. Funding and releasing of budget for internal orders
  3. Insurance value reporting of fixed asset balances
  4. Creation of fixed asset schedules for period-end
  5. Issue resolution and answering of ad hoc queries
  6. Forecasting of fixed assets depreciation
  • Handle indirect tax tasks:
  1. Acquisition and import VAT reporting
  2. Duty reconciliation and reporting
  3. Preparation of information for VAT returns
  4. Duty liability account reconciliation
  5. VAT reconciliation
  • Reconciliation of balance sheet accounts as per GL ownership matrix
  • Verify/check tasks of the Financial Accounting Assistant
  • Understand and perform the Financial Accounting Lead role occasionally, in the absence of the lead
  • Provides business unit reporting, when required
  • Ensure both contractual and operational KPIs are met (responsibility of delivering the service within agreed deadlines and at the required quality)
  • Responsible for other activities assigned by the Financial Accounting Lead
  • Actively seeks opportunities for Continuous Improvement initiatives in cooperation with Financial Accounting Lead
  • Develops good client relationships and good relations with the colleagues
  • Escalates issues or risks to his team lead, as appropriate
  • Complies with all client published policies and procedures and any legal and regulatory requirements that the company is obliged to adhere to.
Educational Experience
  • Accounting, Finance or Business related degree
  • CPA(K) or ACCA
Essential Work Experience
  • Must have experience in an General Accounting environment
  • Must have Operations Experience
  • Must have experience in Client Management and interaction
Beneficial Work Experience
  • Written and spoken ability to communicate in English
  • Previous accounting experience/studies in particular GA/RTR
  • Must be a good team player
  • Responsibility and accuracy in the completion of received tasks
  • Ability to solve urgent matters and work under pressure
  • Flexibility, especially in the period of month/quarter/year-end closing
  • Reliable, proactive approach to entrusted tasks (thinking outside the box is a plus)
  • Experience with accounting systems (SAP)
  • Microsoft Office skills
  • Client industry experience a plus
Professional Competencies:

The following are key competencies required of the role.

The candidate must exhibit the following professional competencies:
  • Strong analytical thinking
  • Focus on customer service
  • Multi tasking / Time Management
  • Decision making
  • Teaming / Collaboration
  • Focus on Goals / Result orientation
Note:Candidates earning more than Kes 50,000 need not apply.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Please send you CV and remuneration package to by the 4th April 2012 at 5.00 pm.

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