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Senior Accountant Job in Kenya (Salary 120,000-140,000)

Senior Accountant 

(Salary 120,000-140,000)

Our client is in the exploration industry. 

They are looking for a Senior Account to assist in financial reporting on ongoing operations as well as G&A reporting. 

S/he will be in charge of fixed assets record management.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Prepare the required reports for ongoing exploration and/or drilling projects in East Africa in liaison with the Senior Accountant and the London project accounting team including Madagascar, Ethiopia, Seychelles and Tanzania.
  • Develop and provide project variances, trending and analysis of expenditures and completions of reports
  • Prepare cashflow forecasts for ongoing operations and feed them into the regional cashflow projection
  • Prepare and maintain the office and field fixed assets register for the East African entities
  • Maintain a memorandum register for assets not within the threshold of the fixed assets
  • Ensure timely payments and filing of the returns as per the regulations governing the specific East African entities being Kenya
  • Assist in the budget preparation exercise through collating of information form various departments and onward input in the system
  • Maintaining monthly G&A expense tracking reports and highlight causes of major variances; by tracking administrative expenses
  • Follow up for timely processing of invoices for seismic, drilling and materials
  • Timely capture into the system of all transitions to ensure smooth monthly period closure
  • Ensure all project-related programs are properly coded as required by the project accounting team
  • Ensure invoices for assets are fully supported by POs and appropriately matched by the organizations procurement system
  • Monthly reconciliation of the general ledger account balances
  • During cost recovery audits and/or statutory audits, provide all the support required by the auditors in liaison with the Senior Accountant
  • Filing and maintaining corporate documentation to ensure they are in the right place
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Senior Accountant or Country Manager
Required Qualifications
  • An Undergraduate degree
  • Completed certification/studying towards CPA (K) or ACCA
  • At least three years experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft programs such as MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint
  • Good report writing and presentation skills
  • Critical thinking and problem solving ability
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong planning and organising skills including a thorough and methodical approach and ability to prioritise
  • Ability to achieve results through others
  • Flexibility/Responsiveness
  • Ability to work well with others 

If you meet the above requirements send your CV only, to, indicating the title (Senior Accountant Salary 120-140k) on the subject line.

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