Accountant Job in Kenya - GL Control & Group reporting

 Job Title: Accountant

Hiring Organization: DIB Bank
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Banking and Finance
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES Competitive
Date Posted: 10/26/2023

Job Purpose

As an Accountant in the GL Control & Group Reporting department, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the accuracy and compliance of financial data for our bank. You will be responsible for maintaining the General Ledger, monitoring financial transactions, and assisting in the preparation of reports for group reporting in liaison with the Senior Manager – Financial Control. The ideal candidate is organized, analytical, and capable of handling financial data with precision.

Key Responsibilities

Maintain and reconcile the General Ledger accounts on a regular basis.

Ensure the integrity and accuracy of financial data.

Review and post journal entries to accurately reflect financial transactions.

Assist in the preparation of financial reports for group reporting purposes whilst ensuring compliance with group reporting standards and regulations.

Collaborate with other departments to gather financial data and information.

Perform variance analysis to identify and investigate discrepancies in financial data.

Assist in financial forecasting and budgeting processes.

Ensure all financial transactions and records adhere to relevant accounting standards and regulations.

Maintain organized and complete financial records and documentation.

Provide support during internal and external audits by providing necessary documentation and explanations.

Work with the Accountant – Financial Operation to ensure improved efficiency on accounts payables.

Any other duties as may be assigned by the line manager from time to time.

Job Specification

Minimum bachelor’s degree preferably in accounting, finance or business administration from a recognized institution.

Fully qualified Certified Public or Chartered Accountant or similar qualification.

Minimum of 5 years of experience in General Ledger accounting in a financial institution. Extensive knowledge of accounting methods, tax laws, and audits.

Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

Proficiency with relevant accounting software.

Good knowledge of sharia compliant banking operational processes will be an added advantage.

How to Apply:

Please send your CV and cover letter to by COB, 30th October 2023, Quoting The role title as the Subject of the email application. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Interviews will happen on a rolling basis.