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Accountant Job Vacancy in Kenya

Position: Accountant
 
Reporting: Finance Manager
 
General Purpose: The accountant is responsible for applying accepted accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures.
 
Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • compile and analyze financial information to prepare financial statements including monthly and annual accounts
  • ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures
  • make certain all financial reporting deadlines are met
  • prepare financial management reports
  • ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close processes
  • establish and monitor the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures
  • resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities
  • continuous management and support of budget and forecast activities
  • monitor and support taxation requirements
  • develop and maintain financial databases
  • prepare for financial audit and coordinate the audit process
  • oversee accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues and expenses
  • evaluate and advise on business operations including revenue and expenditure trends, financial commitments and future revenues
  • collect and analyze financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures, provide strategic recommendations and maintain solutions to business and financial problems
  • ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations and integrity of financial data
Education and Experience
  • accounting degree or equivalent
  • knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices and principles
  • knowledge of economic principles
  • knowledge of auditing practices and principles
  • knowledge of applicable laws, codes and regulations
  • knowledge and experience of accounting computer applications
  • a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the management of financial systems and budgets, financial reporting, financial data analysis, auditing, taxation and providing financial advice
Key Competencies
  • attention to detail and accuracy
  • planning and organizing
  • strategic thinking
  • strong communication skills
  • information and task monitoring
  • problem identification and analysis
  • judgment and problem-solving
  • supervisory skills
  • teamwork
  • stress tolerance
Job Specifications
  • BCOM –Accounting option
  • CPA –K
  • At least 4 years’ hands-on experience
  • Membership with Professional body
How to Apply
 
If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your application and CV quoting the job title on the email Human Resource Officer) to hrmrecruit7@gmail.combefore COB Friday 9th  December, 2016. 

Female Candidates are highly encouraged to apply.  

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV.  

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

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