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Accountant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Accountant
Reporting To: Head of Accounting and Finance Department
Location: Nairobi
Job Purpose:  To enhance the strategic position of the company through proper financial management practices.

Our client in the Energy Sectoris seeking to engage a self- driven; result-oriented mid-level Accountant to be based in Nairobi, to assist in driving the company’s mission.

Key Responsibilities
  • Overseeing the smooth running of the finance department
  • Bookkeeping, preparing financial statements and reports, including financial planning and forecasting
  • Payroll administration
  • Ensuring effective management, monitoring and tracking of the company’s properties, and other business entities
  • Instituting internal control measures that will lead to cost cutting, enhanced revenues and improved profits
  • Ensuring that financial statements, records and reports comply with statutory requirements at all times
  • Offering professional advice to directors regarding financial matters
  • Maintaining integrity of the accounting system, ensuring it remains effective and operational at all times
  • Ensuring effective maintenance of the financial records
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by management, and relating to the roles of the profession
Key Requirements for the Position
  • A bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance from a recognized institution
  • CFA / CPA (K) / ACCA
  • At least four years experience in a busy commercial environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills with hands on experience in the various accounting softwares
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a challenging fast paced environment
  • Maturity, professionalism, and a high level of discretion
  • Strong work ethic with a positive, can- do attitude
  • Independent worker and analytical thinker with ability to conduct research, data analysis and resolve complex problems
  • Strong presence with ability to interact with senior leadership
  • High level of confidentiality and integrity
How to Apply:

Interested and qualified candidates to send their application to by 17th July, 2015, clearly quoting the job title in email subject. 

Kindly indicate your current and desired salary.

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