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Chief Accountant Job in Nairobi Kenya

Our client a new upscale hotel that has just opened up in Nairobi is in need of a Chief Accountant.

Title: Chief Accountant

Reporting to: General Manager

The individual will ensure the accuracy of stocks, accounts payable, prepayments, and creditor/accruals accounting records and provide periodic reports to the Finance department.

Will also be responsible for maintaining the General Ledger and the preparation of monthly financial statements, and he/she must have a complete understanding of all hotel operations and finances and maintain a good working relationship with other departments in the hotel.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist the Finance Team by providing full and accurate forecasting and budgeting proposals within the hotel and in other areas where required
  • Provide timely and accurate financial statements
  • Ensure all financial regulations are met, through the maintenance of adequate systems of internal control
  • Assist in preparing capital reviews as required by the General/Hotel Manager and/or accountancy and Finance department
  • Train and develop the local Finance Team Members and ensure succession plans are in place
  • Develop financial awareness of local management teams
  • Coordinates and implements accounting work and projects as assigned.
  • Coordinates, implements and follows up on Accounting SOP audits for all areas of the property.
  • Generates and provides accurate and timely results in the form of reports, presentations, etc.
  • Analyzes information and evaluates results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • Compiles, codes, categorizes, calculates, tabulates, audits, or verifies information or data.
  • Balances credit card ledgers.

The ideal candidate should have the following:
  • Experience in the hotel/ leisure
  • Excellent supervisory experience
  • Relevant degree, in Finance, Accounting or related business discipline, from an academic institution and a CPA (K)
  • Full understanding of financial operating systems and procedures
  • Strong influencing, leadership skills, inter-personal and communication skills
  • Excellent analytical skills

SHOULD BE ABLE TO START RIGHT AWAY


If you believe you qualify for this position, please send your CV and details of your current and expected remuneration to resume@interviewupconsulting.com

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