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Accountant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

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Position: Accountant
Reporting to: Finance Manager
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
About The Role
The Accountant role shall have the overall responsibility of carrying out accounting and finance duties in the company.

Duties and Responsibilities
·         Generate monthly, quarterly and annual reports: Profit and Loss Account, Balance Sheet, Trial Balance
·         Prepare monthly cost reports for each department and share with department managers for understanding and consolidated cost control effort
·         Prepare and review budget, revenue, expense, payroll entries, invoices and other accounting documents.
·         Analyse revenue and expenditure trends and recommend appropriate budget levels and ensure expenditure control.
·         Discuss financial performance with management on a monthly and quarterly basis and assist in developing and implementing cost effective measures to reduce operational costs
·         Ensure strong internal controls are in place with regards to approval and release of funds
·         Take responsibility for verification and authorization of payments
·         Establish, maintain and coordinate the implementation of accounting and accounting control procedures to ensure that the department runs efficiently.
·         Monitor and review accounting and related systems reports for accuracy and completeness.
·         Prepare and file all statutory returns within the stipulated time schedules.
·         Review the work of accounts assistants for accuracy and adherence to procedure
·         Ensure all accounting records are kept properly, in a compliant way and up-to-date

·         Ensuring financial transactions are properly recorded and entered into the computerized accounting systems
·         Administering the company’s payroll and associated statutory requirements
·         Undertaking day to day banking functions and bank reconciliations.
·         Oversee the use and accounting of the daily petty cash.
·         Undertaking the preparatory work for the annual audit of accounts and assisting in implementation of audit recommendations
·         Timely payment of vendors and suppliers
·         Maintain debtors’ records and follow up with account managers for payments
·         Maintain the company’s Asset register ensuring it is updated and reconciled as required.
·         Any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor or management from time to time.
Qualification and Experience
·         Relevant degree or B.Com with accounting option or equivalent;
·         A CPA (K) finalist;
·         Must have Knowledge of spread sheets and data base management.
·         Must be conversant with the use of QuickBooks accounting package.
·         At least three to five years’ experience in a similar position.
·         A vibrant and enthusiastic person willing to learn.

How to apply;
If you meet the above criteria and are interested in making a meaningful career move in one of the fastest growing sectors, apply by submitting your CV in confidence via recruit@esquireconsultants.co.ke and CC placement.esquire@gmail.com.
Kindly indicate your current and expected salary in your application or CV. A competitive remuneration package plus pension and medical cover benefits will be will be offered to the successful candidate.
Note:
Do not attach certificates and testimonials in your application.
Closing date for applications is Thursday 26th March 2019.
Our client is an equal opportunities employer.

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