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Accountant Career in Kenya

Our Client is in the Hospitality industry, seeking to fill the position of an Accountant

Job Role:
 Responsible for developing and implementing sound financial policies and internal control systems in line with general accepted accounting standards.

Duties & responsibilities

  • Heading the Accounts Division, implementing the  financial management policies, procedures and controls to ensure integrity and consistency with relevant legislative frameworks
  • Champion a training culture and professional development within the Accounts team to ensure an excellence culture that exceeds the very best the industry has to offer.
  • Develop in liaison with director in charge an operating budget for each of the Club’s sub-department’s revenue, monitoring and taking corrective actions as necessary to help ensure that budget goals are attained.
  • Ensure that all standard operating procedures for revenue and cost control are in place and consistently utilized
  • Maintaining the Club’s equipment and asset register, manage and monitor expenditure associated with all equipment repairs.
  • Establish quantity and quality output standards for personnel in all positions within the department.
  • Monitor purchasing and receiving procedures for products and supplies to ensure proper quantity, quality and pricing for all purchases.
  • Oversee preparation of monthly cash flow statements and bank reconciliation statements, petty cash reimbursements, drawing of cheques and ensuring that they are properly & timely signed by the signatories.
  • Ensure timely remittance of statutory deductions and general compliance with statutory requirements.
  • Maintaining the Members' accounts and responding to Members' enquiries on their accounts.
Qualifications and key competences
  • Business degree from a recognized institution
  • CPA / ACCA or equivalent required
  • A minimum of three years’ work experience
  • Should be computer system literate and with good knowledge of Sage Pastel. Good knowledge of other accounting software is an added advantage.
  • Good interpersonal skills,  team player, independent, proactive, dependable
  • Demonstrated ease in exercising initiative, good judgment, attention to detail, good problem solving and decision making.
  • Superior written, verbal, interpersonal & communication skills and capacity to build and maintain good long term relationships with members and suppliers
  • Ability to demonstrate skills in organization, prioritization, leadership, people management, and communication
  • Above board levels of honesty, integrity and confidentiality.
  • Detail oriented and with demonstrable initiative/self-starter

If you feel you fit the above role, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject to

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