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Business Accountant Job in Kenya

Vacancy: Business Accountant
Our client is a leading real estate development partner offering solutions that range from project management to co-development and property trading in the Kenyan real estate sector. 

They have a wide portfolio of blue chip clientele and partners having achieved unmatched recognition in the industry and effectively built its brand as a reliable delivery partner.

They have has responded to the socio-economic needs of the growing population through the development of innovative developments that positively transform neighbourhoods and communities throughout the region. 

Are you a young seasoned Accountant who is confident, ambitious, resourceful and imaginative with the desire to challenge yourself? 

Are you interested in being part of a team focused towards transforming the real estate market in Kenya and beyond the East African region? 

If so, then this is the job you are looking for.

Our client would like to fill the position of a
 Business Accountantwho will be reporting to the Chief Accountant.

Job Purpose / Summary:
 The position is responsible for maintaining proper records for the business entities that exist under the Group. 

Working closely with the Chief Accountant, the position will be responsible for providing accurate and reliable Financial reports, and ensuring the integrity of financial data for the business entities under the group.
Duties and Responsibilities
Accounting & Financial Management
  • To monitor Financial transactions in the business accounts to ensure that they are posted correctly
  • To ensure that related party balances for the business accounts are reconciled promptly, and where there are discrepancies they are followed up promptly
  • To proactively identify areas of possible cost savings in the businesses under the Group
  • To forecast revenue for the businesses under the group
  • To monitor monthly performance of the businesses under the Group against budgets, and ensuring that deviations are highlighted on a timely basis for remedial action
  • To ensure compliance with taxation legislation
  • To report to management regarding the finances of Group
  • To produce reliable and timely financial reports for the businesses to aid in decision making.
  • Assist by providing information for preparing budgets, business plans and financial statements.
  • Performing any other duties assigned
Minimum Requirements
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • CPA (K)/ACCA certification.
  • 3 years working experience in a similar role.
  • Knowledge in Business Budgeting, Accounting and Taxation as applicable to Kenyan businesses, Ledger Maintenance
  • Knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills in Excel and Modelling are desirable.
  • Practical experience using generic Accounting software such as QuickBooks.
  • Prior experience within the real estate sector will be an added advantage.
  • Strong verbal, written, presentation and effective listening skills.
  • Keen eye for detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work well with others under deadline situations and respond to changes in priorities.
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, set priorities and see projects through to completion.
  • Good with number, data and figures.
  • Strong analytical and interpretation skills.
  • Outcome/delivery focused with strong planning skills.
Salary: Attractive salary package

How to Apply: 

If you are interested in the position and have the skills and talents our client is looking for, we would like to hear from you.

Please make your application through our website vacancy page before close of business 8th December 2015.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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