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Financial Accountant Job in Kenya

Job Title: Financial Accountant
 
Reference: FA 2015

Recruiter:
 Stratostaff East Africa

Location:
 Kenya

Available: ASAP
 

Category: Experienced

Offer: Neg.
 
 
Profile Introduction:
 Our client, an innovative $30 billion global diversified technology company with operations in more than 60 countries that distributes Industrial adhesives, Commercial Solutions, Automotive, Abrasives, Spray Equipment and Polishing products seeks to recruit a Financial Accountant.

Role Summary: The Financial Accountant is in charge of the smooth running of all onsite accounting operations.  

Qualifications / Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in commerce, business management, economics or related field
  • 3 to 5 years of accounting experience in a busy multinational environment
  • CPA or ACCA qualified
  • Hands on experience with accounting software. Experience with SUN systems is an added advantage
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills
Job Specification
  • Have a good understanding of the company’s policies and procedure and ensure strict adherence in the day to day activities.
  • Strict adherence to Global Financial Standards (GFS) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Prepare and pass all the accounting entries in SUN systems and PeopleSoft at month end (including the communication about the recharges)
  • Maintain the local chart of accounts in line with Global Chart Of Accounts (GCOA)
  • Analyze assigned balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis
  • Day to day routine related to the operation in the country
  • Payments / transfers to suppliers and employees as per the assigned payment run (twice a month)
  • Review of employees expense vouchers
  • Ensure adequate documentation while verifying and processing all supplier invoices and employee expense vouchers.
  • Ensure proper accruals are in place
  • Petty cash maintenance
  • Maintain fixed assets register & physical count
Competencies
  • Financial Software / PC Proficiency
  • Planning and organizing
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem-solving
  • Communication skills
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting and bookkeeping principles and procedures
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Good commercial acumen;
  • Passion for results and
  • Team player.
How to Apply    
 
If you are qualified and up to the challenge send your Resume and Cover Letter to vacancies@stratostaff.co.ke by 11th September 2015

Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted.
 
 

Stratostaff is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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