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Financial Accountant Job Vacancy

Recently established as a sister Company to Kenya Orient Insurance Ltd, Kenya Orient Life Assurance Limited was licensed in July 2014 to transact life insurance business in Kenya. 

With an ambitious growth and innovation strategy, cutting edge products and a driven and committed management team, Kenya Orient Life Assurance is set to change the course of life insurance business in Kenya and indeed tap into the ever increasing and yet virtually untouched insurance market.

We are looking for talented and motivated people in a variety of roles. You will have an opportunity to join a team who are warm, professional and experts in their fields. As a successful candidate, you will work in a fun, highly innovative and engaging environment.

Financial Accountant

Division / Department:

Immediate Supervisor:
 General Manager
Overall Responsibility: The position is responsible for preparation of financial accounts, budgets, billing, banking and tax management in liaison with the Finance Manager for timely decision making while ensuring compliance with internal controls and statutory regulation.

Key Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities
  • Facilitate the preparation of budgets and financial plans of the company and overseeing strict adherence to the budgets and plans.
  • Co-coordinating the annual auditing process, ensuring implementation of audit recommendations and ensuring effective internal controls.
  • Providing the necessary information for internal and external audits and conducting financial investigations as necessary.
  • Producing monthly and quarterly financial accounts in accordance with the calendar of events for the department.
  • Ensure timely reconciliation of all General Ledger and Bank accounts.
  • Ensuring timely submission of returns to the Commissioner of insurance
  • Ensure that brokers/agents observe the statutory credit period; collect all premiums due.
  • Reviewing supplier payments and developing a commitment/priority list based on ageing list and critical payouts
  • Ensure that a fixed assets register is maintained and that all assets are readily identifiable through a unique number for each asset.
  • On a regular basis reviewing both the computerized and manual systems to ensure they are efficient, identifying areas that need to be computerized or enhanced to improve overall efficiency and remove duplication of roles and transactions.
  • Any other duties assigned by management in line with task.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or equivalent
  • CPA (K)
  • At least 3 years relevant experience
  • Excellent communication, analytical, reporting and presentation skills
  • Ability to build relationships, flexibility and teamwork
How to Apply

If you are interested in a position and have the required qualifications, skills and experience, CLICK HERE to Apply and submit a duly filled application form on or before Friday, February 13th 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Kenya Orient Life Assurance Ltd is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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