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Position:               Senior Accountant – Treasury,   
Region                Nairobi,
Reporting to:        Head of Treasury,
Band:                    3,
Department:         Finance, 
Role Purpose 
We are seeking an individual who is dynamic in nature and passionate about delivering results to join our Finance, Treasury team. This role will maintain a robust cash collection process to ensure all cash collected from cash sales and billings is correctly accounted for and banked.

Ensure that guidelines and policies around cash processes are adequate and effective, and that such policies prevent significant errors in cash balance calculation. Ensure all company bank accounts are fully reconciled and meet the minimum internal and external audit requirements.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Knowledge of IFRS, IAS and accounting processes around cash management
  • Hands-on experience with any ERP system
  • Thorough understanding of financial accounting statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end closing processes
  • Good research and analytical skills with an aptitude for numbers
  • Accuracy and great attention to detail
  • High degree of integrity and confidentiality
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with ability to function as a team player
  • Strong analytical skills to perform in depth financial analysis
  • Proficient with MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work under pressure
Academic/ Professional Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business or Finance
  • 5-8 years previous supply chain or procurement experience
  • Previous experience in Finance preferably within the Treasury dept.
Professional Knowledge
  • Be a Certified Public Accountant of Kenya – CPA(K), ACCA or CIMA
  • Strong accounting, negotiation, and influencing skills
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of operations and senior management.
  • Strong knowledge of financial principles, treasury, and capital markets
  • Proficient with MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
Professional Skills
  • Commercial orientation and business acumen
  • Strategic orientation
  • Result orientation
  • Client Focused
  • Influencing and negotiating skills
  • An analytical thinker
  • Efficient and results oriented
  • Self-motivated person who is able to work under minimum supervision
  • Organization and communication skills
  • Networking skills to form collaborative partnerships
  • Process Disciplined  and Quality Orientation
  • Born leader and inclined to develop others
How To Apply
Application should be sent by 21/4/2020 please provide an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) including details of your current telephone contacts and names of three referees. Apply through recruitment@telkom.co.ke and ensure the job title is quoted on the subject field.Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Telkom Kenya is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to tribe, religion, gender, age or disability.

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