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Accountant Job in Nairobi

RECRUITMENT OF AN ACCOUNTANT

Our client, a medium sized company based in Nairobi that is in real estate sector is looking for an accountant who can run a wholly functional accounting department.

The company has been in operation for the past 25 years.

Reporting: The Accountant will be reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director.

Job Description

Accounting and financial controls

·         Ensuring all accounting data is captured in real time and is accurate

·         Timely preparation of management reports

·         Preparation of annual financial statements

·         Cashflow forecasting and risk analysis as well as Advice the directors on cashflow management

·         Preparing of both operational and capital expenses in liaison with other departments

·         Establishment of the necessary operating procedures

Cash and bank management

·         Ensuring all bankings are done on time

·         Weekly forecasting of cash receipts and payments of the company

·         Bank reconciliations

·         Debtors and creditors management

Payroll management

·         Preparing payroll for all company staff

·         Filing the necessary personnel dues with the relevant authorities within the stipulated deadlines

·         Maintaining confidentiality of all payroll matters

Tax and related regulatory matters

·         Filing of VAT and ensuring payments are made to KRA when due

·         Filing of income tax at the end of financial year and filing of instalment taxes as and when they are due.

·         Filing of PAYE

·         providing tax planning services with reference to current legislation

·         Ensuring all tax savings of the company are well planned for e.g. WHT

·         Filing all statutory returns on time and ensuring they are paid within the stipulated period.

Other duties and responsibilities

·         Working closely with the company’s internal and external auditors to ensure audits are done on time

·         In consultation with the CEO Negotiating the terms of business deals with both individual clients and associated organisations.

·         In consultation with the CEO develop credit score cards for credit clients

·         Managing costs while getting value for services and goods

Key Attributes and Skills

·         A person of good moral standing and integrity

·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

·         Good organizational skills

·         Great analytical skills

·         Ability to work without supervision and meet strict deadlines

·         A self-starter

·         A team worker.

Qualifications and experience

·         CPA Section six

·         A business related degree is an added advantage

·         Ability to work with Quickbooks or an ERP system and IT savvy

·         4 years accounting and finance experience in a similar or related industry

Send your curriculum vitae to hr@pdl.co.ke by 12th January 2021

Please quote the salary expected and your availability.

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