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Financial Accountant Job in Kenya (250K)

Our client a manufacturing company is urgently looking for a financial accountant to join their dedicated team.

Salary: 250K

Role Purpose: This role supports financial decision-making information by collecting, analyzing, investigating, and reporting financial data.

Key Responsibilities

·                     Prepare detailed monthly accounts to the agreed standards and guidelines
·                     Preparation and submission of all statutory returns
·                     Managing the receipts and deposits of cash and bank transactions, including foreign transfers
·                     Maintaining the fixed assets register.
·                     Assisting with the preparation of year-end accounts and providing information for external auditors.
·                     Assisting with the preparation of the annual budget and quarterly forecasts.
·                     Suggesting updates to the accounting manual and procedures as appropriate.
·                     Advising and updating the Head of Finance on any irregularities or concerns about invoices or any other financial matters.
·                     Liaising with the bank and daily online checking of the bank accounts.
·                     Liaising with the finance team to provide financial analysis on all aspects of project budgets.
·                     Assisting the projects team to monitor and evaluate project quarterly accounts
·                     Monitoring currency exchange rates.
·                     Assist with the preparation of monthly management accounts, to be distributed to management on a timely basis. These reports include Profit and Loss Statements, Balance Sheets and Debtors Reports.
·                     Assist with the analytical review of month end results for discussion with the Head of Finance
·                     Preparation of monthly Business Activity Statements and Tax statements
·                     Continuously review the systems to ensure they are meeting the needs of the organization and to exploit the benefit of the software.
·                     Manage and protect the financial information and records of the group as relevant to their task.
·                     Ad-hoc assistance to the Head of Finance.
Key competencies include
·                     Advanced analytical skills
·                     Ability to think/ plan on a strategic level coupled with advanced presentation skills.
·                     Advanced communication and interpersonal skills.
·                     Excellent command of both written and spoken English
·                     Good influencers with the ability to inspire others.
Experience / Academic Requirements
·                     Bachelor’s degree in commerce or a business related field. Postgraduate degree would be an advantage
·                     Cumulative 8+ years of working experience in Finance/ Accounting
·                     Full professional accounting certification
·                     Membership to a relevant professional body (ICPAK, ACCA) is mandatory
·                     At least ten years’ progressive experience in Accounting.
·                     Demonstrated success in supervising/ mentoring and training of finance teams.
·                     3-4 years’ experience at a comparative role. Prior experience in an FMCG setup

If qualified, kindly send your CV to recruitment@jantakenya.comclearly indicating ‘Financial Accountant’ on the subject line by 18th December 2017.

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