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Chief Accountant Job in Nairobi Kenya

Career Opportunity: Hotel Chief Accountant

Three Green Apples Consulting Limited is a consulting practice providing transformational human resource management services.

Our client, a four-star hotel located in Nairobi, is looking to hire a Hotel Chief Accountant.

The position is for overall supervision of financial aspects of the hotel operations with a prime role of preparation of financial statements and ensuring internal controls.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate and maintain internal controls relating to hotel properties including the validation of supporting documentation, accuracy of information received, completeness of transactions, maintenance of accounting records, and physical security of assets.
  • Prepare monthly financial statements.
  • Prepare month-end, quarterly and year-end closing entries.
  • Post activities to the general ledger, including monthly accruals.
  • Account analysis and reconciliation, to include bank statements, inter-company general ledger accounts and balance sheet accounts.
  • Prepare of monthly reconciliation's between source records and control accounts.
  • Monitor and maintain recording and reporting fixed assets and related depreciation.
  • Provide support in budget and forecasting activities.
  • Participate in the budgeting, monitoring and follow through of CAPEX approval forms.
  • Monitor and analyze department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • Collaborate with the other Accountants and Department Managers to support overall department goals and objectives.
  • Monitor and analyze department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • Assist in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department.


The position is a very hands-on role, requiring a highly driven individual who will hit the ground running.

The successful candidate will have:
  • Full CPA (K)/ ACCA or equivalent qualifications. A university degree in Accounting/Finance Business or a business related field will be an added advantage.
  • At least Four (4) years of practical experience in a busy commercial organization
  • Strong business acumen, people management • Stickler for perfection with a great eye for detail.
  • Computer literate
  • Good communication
  • Leadership orientation

Experience in use of Sun system, Micro Fidelio will be an added advantage.
The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to fit into a dynamic and entrepreneurial organization.

 He/she will demonstrate drive, energy and results orientation with a commitment to deliver excellence.

He/she will demonstrate ability to work under pressure, prioritize work, and meet tight deadlines.

He/she will have a track record of success and value addition in pervious roles.

Remuneration: A competitive salary will be offered for this position, negotiable dependant on experience and demonstrable contribution..

If you are interested in the position and have the skills we are looking for, we would like to hear from you.

Please apply for this position on-line and attach a copy of your updated resume together with details of your current salary and benefit package to  

The interview process for this position will however commence immediately we receive suitable applications.

Please Note: we do not charge individuals any fee to accept or hold their applications in our database.

We therefore do not accept any applications from agencies who charge their clients for submitting their resumes.

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