Systems Accounting Manager Job in Kenya

Key responsibilities

  • Lead complex NetSuite configuration, workflows, customization, and integration
  • Implement best practices for data governance, security, and compliance within NetSuite.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in script understanding and problem resolution
  • Develop and maintain reports, dashboards, and KPIs to provide insights into business performance
  • Coordinate regular system maintenance, upgrades, and troubleshooting to ensure optimal performance and reliability
  • Provide training and support to end-users to enhance their efficiency and proficiency with NetSuite.
  • Oversee Sandbox accounts for development and testing, ensuring seamless deployment of customizations and updates to the production environment
  • Stay updated on new NetSuite features and functionalities, assessing their potential impact on business processes
  • Drive process and systems improvements across teams for end-to-end automation of the revenue life cycle
  • Incorporate industry best practices and emerging technology to raise the bar for reporting speed and accuracy
  • Review and evaluate the revenue recognition impact of non-standard contracts and new products
  • Lead, mentor and develop a team of revenue accounting and systems accounting professionals
  • Assist in month-end revenue close, including reconciliations, fluctuation analysis, and other reporting
  • Develop and maintain effective internal over revenue transactions and reporting
  • Research and write accounting memos on significant revenue recognition and other policy matters
  • Act as the primary liaison with external auditors in matters related to order-to-cash

Valued skills and experience

  • An exceptional academic track record from both high school and university
  • An undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance, or a compelling narrative about your alternative chosen path
  • CPA, CA or equivalent with excellent technical accounting skills and IFRS experience
  • A detailed understanding of IFRS 15 and relevant rules related to SaaS and services
  • Leadership or management responsibility
  • Drive and a track record of going above-and-beyond expectations
  • Experience of software licensing, subscription and services revenue accounting and operations
  • Experience driving revenue recognition and scaling accounting processes in a high-growth environment
  • Experience with ERP, Rev Rec, CRM, CPQ and other relevant software categories – NetSuite and Salesforce preferred
  • Experience in a multi-country multi-currency, operations and tax environment
  • Professional written and spoken English 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, curiosity, flexibility, and accountability 
  • Thoughtfulness and self-motivation 
  • Result-oriented, with a personal drive to meet commitments 
  • Ability to travel twice a year, for company events up to two weeks long

Additional, optional skills we value

  • Public company reporting and revenue accounting experience
  • Software implementation, integration and user acceptance
  • Software engineering qualification or experience
  • A passion for technology and a desire to work with motivated colleagues
  • MBA or other relevant business degree

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