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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 recruitment@linkarkconsultants.com before close of business 10th January 2018. Clearly indicate the position applied for and expected salary on the subject line.

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