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Treasury Accountant Job in Kenya

My client in the Agency Banking Industry is in need of a Treasury Accountant

Job Purpose:

  • Forecasts and manages all cash flows, performs detailed analysis of financing requirements, supervises treasury operations and manages banking relationships. 
  • Prepares decision support information and reports on the credit needs of the bank as well as on receipt, disbursement, banking, protection, custody of funds, securities, and other financial instruments. 
  • Usually operates with minimal supervision and occasional review of completed work. 
Main Duties and Responsibilities 

Manage cash and liquidity in order to contribute to the optimisation of profit, guarantee smooth business operations and protect the company against any adverse impact caused by currency and interest rate fluctuations: 
  • Develops and maintains 12 months rolling forecast 
  • Works closely with various functions to improve the cash forecasting effort and interest income/expense 
  • Analyses ways to improve the cash cycle, and where appropriate make recommendations for cost saving, propriety and efficiency
  • Ability to effectively manage all cash 
  • Identifies the main financial risks both in currency and interest rates 
  • Proposes, and after approval, implements a hedging strategy for managing identified foreign exchange and interest rate risks. 
  • Advises management on Treasury related matters 
  • Review bank reconciliations and ensure timely accounting
  • Enforce policies and procedures relating to all bank treasury functions 
Essential Skills, Knowledge and Qualifications 
  • University Degree in Business, Finance or Accounting: MBA desirable; 2 years experience 
  • CPA(K) or ACCA 
  • Excellent technical knowledge of budgeting, cash management, financial statements and financial analysis processes 
  • Knowledge of Treasury management processes 
  • Written and spoken ability to communicate effectively
  • Must be a good team player 
  • Responsibility and accuracy in the completion of received tasks
  • Ability to solve urgent matters and work under pressure 
  • Flexibility, especially in the period of month/quarter/year-end closing 
  • Reliable, proactive approach to entrusted tasks (thinking outside the box is a plus)
  • Experience with major accounting systems 
  • Microsoft Office skills a requirement
Skill sets required for this position
  • High level reconciliations
  • Forensic audit
  • Cash management
  • Recovery process
  • Internal Audit
  • Revenue Assurance
  • Operations appreciation 
Professional Competencies: 

The following are key competencies required of the role. 

The candidate must exhibit the following professional competencies: 
  • Strong analytical thinking 
  • Focus on customer service 
  • Multi tasking / Time Management 
  • Decision making 
  • Teaming / Collaboration 
  • Focus on Goals / Result orientation
If you believe you qualify for this position, please send your CV and details of your current and expected remuneration to

Only qualified candidates will be contacted

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