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Accountant Job in Kenya

We are looking for experienced, qualified individuals with a passion for winning to fill the vacancy listed below:
Duties and Responsibilities
·         Coordinate timely and accurate preparation of budgets, ensure budgetary controls, constantly monitor expenditure and report on variances;

·         Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements and reports in an accurate and timely manner and prepare all the documents that are required to support the periodical auditing exercise;
·         Prepare cash flows statements and bank reconciliations;
·         Ensure that all accounting transactions comply with set financial systems and controls and initiate remedial action where this is not the case;
·         Prepare and continually review aged (debtor/creditor) analysis report and advise management accordingly;
·         Compile tax reports/statutory returns, ensuring that these are submitted in a timely manner to the relevant authorities and consult with tax advisors as and when necessary;
·         Liaise with the external auditors during interim and annual audit and follow-up.
·         Develop and maintain internal control and effective accounting system and policies for the business;
·         Establish and maintain systems for cost-sensitivity analysis and early-warning of cost-overruns;

·         Work consultatively with the respective departments on cost reduction initiatives;
·         Manage relationships with key stakeholders including banks, suppliers, and key customers;
·         Confirm financial status by monitoring revenue and expenses; coordinating the collection, consolidation, and evaluation of financial data;
·         Maintain accounting controls by establishing a chart of accounts; defining accounting policies;
·         Enforce current accounting regulations and recommend new procedures for proposed legislation.
Qualifications, Skills & Abilities
·         University Degree in Commerce, Accounts, Finance or other business related field from a recognized university.
·         Fully qualified Accountant (CPA, ACCA, ACA or equivalent).
·         A member of ICPAK or any other related/relevant professional body;
·         At least 3 years’ experience in a busy commercial office
·         Sound knowledge of the financial industry, accounting principles and regulatory guidelines.
·         Experience in dealing with Statutory and Internal Auditors;
·         Excellent planning, problem solving and analytical skills.
·         Excellent report writing skills.
·         Knowledge and hands on experience in office automation tools
·         Ability to work accurately and effectively with multiple priorities and deadlines in a fast paced environment;
Apply by attaching and sending your current CV indicating on the subject line the job title as advertised to
Kindly mention where you saw the job advert.
Applications to be received latest by 2nd December 2016.
Only qualified candidates will be acknowledged

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