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Accountant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Our client, a Below-The-Line (BTL) marketing agency, with experience in delivering brand experiences is recruiting for an Accountant.

The ideal candidate will be a dynamic and result oriented professional possessing integrity, good interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills, be a self-starter, team player, have excellent IT, analytical and numerical skills as well as excellent commercial sense and interest in business. 

Experience and knowledge of financial controls is required.

Location: Nairobi
Start date: Immediate
Reporting to Managing Director

The prospective employee will be expected to fulfill the following responsibilities:
  • Cash flow management
  • Credit management
  • Costing
  • Financial performance to set targets
  • Reporting internally and to the board
  • Managing financial partners
  • Coordinating internal and external audits
  • Budgeting  and its control:  preparing business plans, budget and variance analysis
  • Financial forecasting
  • Preparing monthly management accounts (balance sheet, profit and loss account and other reports)
  • Documenting and substantiating all financial transactions by providing supporting schedules
  • Preparing and maintaining accounting ledgers (creditors, debtors, petty cash, expense etc) and preparing monthly financial reconciliations
  • Preparing and maintaining a current record of all assets and liabilities
  • Preparing and administering payroll and all related expenses
  • Preparing and submitting statutory payments and ensuring compliance with all taxation legislation
  • Maintaining and improving accounting and financial controls by implementing policies and procedures.
  • Risk analysis and mitigation
The Successful Candidate MUST meet the following Requirements:
  • CPA K minimum CPA finalist
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
  • 3-4 years’ experience with an SME
  • Experience with Quickbooks
Personal Attributes& Skills:
The incumbent must maintain strict confidentiality in performing the accounting and administrative duties and demonstrates the following personal attributes and skills:
  • High standard of Integrity
  • Communication skills both written and oral
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload to meet deadlines and resolve conflicting demands
  • A high aptitude for learning and innovation
  • Demonstrated initiative
  • A well developed problem solving abilities and strong analytical skills
  • A self driven, result oriented individual able to work with minimum supervision
  • Development of procedures and business models
  • Leadership skills
  • Sound work ethics
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their online application on or before 11th April 2015 at

CVs WITHOUT salary requirements will NOT be considered.

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