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Accountant Career in Nairobi

We seek to recruit a dynamic and results oriented individual to fill the position of an Accountant, for a leading optical establishment. 

The position is based in Nairobi, Kenya. 

Description: To oversee overall Management of financial and accounting systems, controls standards, policies and practices of the Company

Main Responsibilities

  • Execution of continuous business transactions
  • Oversees the continuous preparation of timely financial management reports for the decision making and drawing attention to matters affecting or likely to affect the various areas of the business.
  •  Establishes, review and implement existing financial management policies and procedures and ensure full implementation and compliance by all staff
  • Directs and ensures maintenance and accuracy of general and subsidiary ledgers, accounts receivable, revenue distribution, receipts and expenditures, depreciation, cost, property, and operating expenses.
  • Ensures effective cash flow management for the Company.
  • Ensures timely preparation of books of accounts for statutory Audit and liaises with the external auditors
  • Continuously designs and maintains comprehensive internal controls to ensure best practice and compliance within applicable laws and rules for financial and tax reporting.
  • Ensures all statutory compliance with the relevant authorities such as NSSF, NHIF, PAYE, VAT, instalment & Corporation Taxes and the management of other statutory commitments.
  • Ensures scheduling of stock take exercises reviews stock valuation reports.
  • Preparation of Payroll and Filing & payment of Payroll related Taxes
Key Deliverables of this position
  • Cash flow management and comprehensive working capital management
  • Timely and accurate financial reporting
  • Functional Internal control system
  • Adherence to all statutory compliance and reporting requirements.
Key Interfaces

Internal
  • Divisional Head
  • Group Managers
External
  • Suppliers
  • Banks
  • Customers
  • Government offices
  • External Auditors & Internal Audit
Academic Qualifications
  • Relevant B-Com Degree or CPA (K)
Professional Skills  
  • Excellent Presentation skills & Communication skills
Job / Functional Skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Apt computer use
  • Statutory compliance
  • Audit Exposure
Competencies (Behaviours): Integrity, Innovation, Resilience, Apt people skills, Operational excellence & Cost consciousness 

Relevant Experience
  • 5 years in a similar position
How to Apply 
 
Applications should be sent not later than 30th  September 2015 COB to sai.kumar@essilorme.com
 

Applicants are also requested to state their current and expected salary in their applications.

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