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Reporting Accountant Job in Nairobi

Vacant Position: Reporting Accountant
Location: Nairobi – Kenya
Industry: Hospitality
Our client a market leader in Hospitality is urgently seeking to hire dynamic and result oriented Reporting Accountant.
The Reporting Accountant will actively contribute to the month-end close process and applies best principles of accounting to prepare and analyse internal and external financial reports and evaluate technical accounting matters by performing the following duties;
Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Coordinating Gross Profit and turnover reporting including analysis and commentary on the same to enable in management decision making
·         Posting/recognition of monthly turnover in the accounting system
·         Preparation of daily and periodic cashflow forecasts
·         Preparation of monthly management accounts, to be distributed to management on a timely basis and in the agreed format including:
Profit and Loss
Balance Sheet
Cashflow statement
Debtors & Creditors Reports
·         Preparation of quarterly board packs and accompanying schedules
·         Performing financial analysis on management reports including commentary on variances
·         Overheads management including accompanying analysis and suggesting corrective measures
·         Preparation of year-end accounts and providing information for external auditors.
·         Assisting with the preparation of the annual budget and financial 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 finance team to provide financial analysis on all aspects of project budgets.
·         Preparation and submission of all statutory returns
·         Support of complex managers on all financial reporting needs
·         Assist with the analytical review of month end results for discussion with the Head of Finance
·         Payroll preparation, management and posting including reconciliation with the ledger
·         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 Client’s records as relevant to their task.
·         Ad-hoc assistance to the Head of Finance.
·         Ad-hoc assistance to the Head of Finance.

Key Competencies & Qualifications
·         Bachelor Commerce Degree in Accounting or any other relevant field and CPAK
·         5 – 6 years proven multi-location (retail/restaurant) experience as a Reporting Accountant a plus
·         Strong knowledge of GAAP and ability to research, analyze, interpret, and apply technical accounting guidance
·         Report-writing software knowledge required
·         Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal,
·         Results-oriented, detail-oriented, organized, able to multi-task, meet tight deadlines, and willing to work beyond normal scheduled work hours as necessary
·         Ability to think independently and provide useful and constructive feedback
·         Reliable, driven, self-starter with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
·         High degree of integrity and accuracy
·         Establishes, fosters, and maintains good working relationships with internal and external customers

To apply, send your CV and cover letter only to before close of business 10th January 2018. Clearly indicate the position applied for and expected salary on the subject line.

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