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Senior Accountant Job in Kenya (150K)

Senior Accountant
Salary: Ksh 135,000 – Ksh 150,000

Our client an e-payments company that enables and manages payments in the digital economy is looking for a very organized, highly analytical, well rounded person who can carry out the following duties.

General Responsibilities

The incumbent will be expected to maintain and develop finance processes to ensure company funds are protected and records kept for internal and external audit purposes. 

The incumbent will also be responsible for operational improvements, annual budget process, periodic forecasting, and periodic analysis of business performance.

Key Duties
  • Maintain and develop accounting processes to ensure accounting system (SAGE) is kept up to date.
  • Liaise with auditors to ensure timely production of annual audited accounts in line with parent company requirements
  • Ensure timely preparation, authorization, filing and remittance of statutory payments.
  • Ensure that electronic money records are maintained for control and audit purposes.
  • Ensure trust account holding segregated funds is operated in  accordance with scheme rules and is reconciled on a timely basis
  • Ensure that any returns to regulator (Central Bank of Kenya) are prepared on an accurate and timely basis
  • Support parent company in production of reports, returns and claims to external project partners
  • Support General Manager in financial development analysis and appraisal of new projects.
  • Manage junior finance staff and ensure appropriate training and development is put in place.
  • Support wider business in improvement of working practices which are pragmatic but consistent with good financial control
  • Ensure new technological developments are accommodated within financial processes.
Desirable Competencies
  • Must be a well rounded accountant with experience in all areas of accounting
  • Has great understanding of the payment and banking sector
  • High level of commercial skills
  • Very organized and highly analytical
  • Managerial experience is crucial with proven ability to think outside the box.
  • Must display decision making skill
  • The individual must have proven leadership skills.
  • Candidates working in an E-Payments platform will have an added advantage
Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelors in Finance or Accounting, or equivalent.
  • CPA (K), and MUST be registered with ICPAK
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in a similar role at reputable firm
Applicants should forward their applications enclosing detailed CV’s stating their previous and expected gross pay and copies of relevant certificates by e-mail to BlumeAfrica

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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