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Cost Accountant – Analyst Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Cost Accountant – Analyst
Reference: CA_2016

Recruiter: Stratostaff East Africa Ltd
Period: 6 months fixed contract
Location: Nairobi

Available: ASAP

Category: Experienced

Offer: Neg.
Profile Introduction: Our client, an International Company, dealing with the provision of solutions in energy, healthcare, transportation and finance is seeking to recruit a travel and living Analyst based in Kenya.

The Cost Accountant Analyst would be to responsible in ensure management of cost, managing corporate card application process and continuously work on improving and standardizing cost cutting measures.  

The Accounts Analyst would be one point of contact in Sub Saharan Africa for all businesses.

Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration.
  • CPA or ACCA qualified
  • Hands on experience with accounting software
  • 3 years’ work experience, preferably in a multinational organization managing cost.
  • Excellent influencing skills in order to operate effectively in a team-based environment requiring cross-functional interaction
Job Specification
  • Continuously initiate cost cutting strategies to mange costs
  • Manage corporate credit card application process for all employees in Sub Saharan Africa region.
  • Work with global team & Amex to trouble shoot or fast-track any issues regarding card issuance, blocks, renewals and off-boarding.
  • Responsible for all escalations related to queries, processes, reimbursements, corporate card and workflow request in Sub Saharan Africa  region
  • Working closely with corporate card Issuance Company to address issues faced by employees.
  • Work with country leads and document retention teams in Sub Saharan Africa to ensure compliance in local statutory requirements of the country.
  • Work with global team on regular reports for the region and leadership updates
  • Continuously work on improving  corporate card process in the region to drive standardization & efficiency in compliance with company policy
  • Drive CONCUR implementation solution for acquired businesses and conduct regular trainings.
  • Work with sourcing for travel vendor, and ensuring adequate coverage for the region.
  • Support Travel product offering in Sub Saharan Africa region
  • Generate travel management reports & analysis, trends, key indicators for business partners across the Sub Saharan Africa region.
  • Ensure compliance to company policy & procedures, work closely with business to ensure clear understanding on policy and requirements for expense reporting on concur
  • Strong analytical skills; data driven, ability to collate data, generate and summarize reports. Familiar with Ms. Excel data analysis functions such as macros, and pivots.
  • Attention to details
  • Highly motivated, self-starter, confident and able to work without supervision
  • Excellent Report writing, analysis, presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication skills,
  • High level of professionalism
  • Strong Computer Skills (Excel, PowerPoint and Word).
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work with teams in different time zones.
How to Apply

If you are qualified and up to the challenge send your CV to by 22nd April 2016

Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Our client is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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