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Senior Accountant Job in Kenya

Our client, a well-established medical services organization, is looking to recruit a competent and highly pro-active individual to fill the position of Senior Accountant.
Reports to: Finance Manager

The Senior Accountant will apply the principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports. 

He/she must accomplish tasks with particular emphasis on accuracy and seek to add value to the company’s management.
Duties and responsibilities
  • Determine proper handling of the company’s financial transactions and approve transactions within designated limits
  • Maintain accurate and credible financial records of all expenditures and revenues
  • Perform monthly/weekly bank reconciliations including cash flows analysis
  • Ensure prompt payment of all suppliers as per agreed dates
  • Monitor daily cash flow and be pro-active in following outstanding accounts receivable
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts for reporting to senior management and the directors
  • Preparation of monthly returns and all other statutory returns including filing and payment to relevant statutory bodies
  • Coordination of internal and external audit during financial and operational audits
  • Other duties as assigned
Required qualification, experience and key competences
For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Commerce, Economics or any other business related field
  • CPA 3 or its equivalent
  • Experience with Pharmamed or any other ERP will be an added advantage
  • Modern computerized accounting skills- Quick books, Pastel, Sage.
  • At least three years’ experience in a similar position
  • Hands on experience with Accounts payable, Accounts receivable and closing of books of account
  • A good team player able to motivate teams to exceed expectations.
Terms of Employment: 3 years performance based renewable contract

Interested candidates should send their applications, attach copies of updated Curriculum Vitae, stating current and expected salary, to to reach the undersigned on or before 8th June 2013.

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