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Financial Accountant Job in Nairobi Kenya (KShs 80K - 120K)

Financial Accountant

Industry: Engineering

Location: Nairobi

Salary: Ksh 80,000- 120,000 Gross

Our client is a multinational engineering company specialized in electricity.

They are in the leading edge in providing products and services in the fields of energy, power solutions, automation and industrial electricity to their esteemed clients.

They seek to hire an experienced and brilliant Accountant to lead their accounts function

Duties and responsibilities
  • Overseeing the accounting function including: budgeting, cash flow management, payroll, reporting, records management, financial variance and accounts analysis
  • Financial reporting and cost analysis
  • Declaring on a regular basis the company’s financial position
  • Well informed with imports handling
  • Ensuring compliance with various legal requirements regarding licenses, rates, labor laws and tax returns
  • Facilitating annual external audits; all these, in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Managing the accounting department
  • Assisting in the development and adherence of current and long-term organizational goals and objectives as well as policies and procedures for the organization
  • Monitoring Balance sheet and Income Statement account movements and ensuring that they reflect the correct balances and all relevant account reconciliations are performed and corrective actions taken in  time
  • Preparation of requisite schedules for the annual audit
  • Maintenance of the fixed asset registers

Qualifications & Skills
  • Bachelor degree in Business especially Accounting or Finance
  • Must be ACCA graduate or CPA(K)
  • Experience in industrial/ manufacturing companies is a plus
  • Minimum of 6 years experience in accounting with a brilliant track record
  • Exposure to International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Is a person of attested integrity, with high degree of stewardship of resources
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, interpersonal, leadership and communication skills
  • Result oriented, self-motivated and energetic.
  • Computer literacy and good knowledge of  diverse accounting packages
  • Good communication and presentation skills at a senior level
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Should be a team player
  • Provision of accounting support to other Functional Units

If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Head Accountant Ksh 80- 120K Gross) to before 17th March 2014

Kindly indicate your current salary on the CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV nor for interviewing

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

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