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Financial Accountant Job in Kenya

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Reference: FA 2015

 Stratostaff East Africa


Available: ASAP

Category: Experienced

Offer: Neg.
Profile Introduction:
 Our client, an innovative $30 billion global diversified technology company with operations in more than 60 countries that distributes Industrial adhesives, Commercial Solutions, Automotive, Abrasives, Spray Equipment and Polishing products seeks to recruit a Financial Accountant.

Role Summary: The Financial Accountant is in charge of the smooth running of all onsite accounting operations.  

Qualifications / Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in commerce, business management, economics or related field
  • 3 to 5 years of accounting experience in a busy multinational environment
  • CPA or ACCA qualified
  • Hands on experience with accounting software. Experience with SUN systems is an added advantage
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills
Job Specification
  • Have a good understanding of the company’s policies and procedure and ensure strict adherence in the day to day activities.
  • Strict adherence to Global Financial Standards (GFS) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Prepare and pass all the accounting entries in SUN systems and PeopleSoft at month end (including the communication about the recharges)
  • Maintain the local chart of accounts in line with Global Chart Of Accounts (GCOA)
  • Analyze assigned balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis
  • Day to day routine related to the operation in the country
  • Payments / transfers to suppliers and employees as per the assigned payment run (twice a month)
  • Review of employees expense vouchers
  • Ensure adequate documentation while verifying and processing all supplier invoices and employee expense vouchers.
  • Ensure proper accruals are in place
  • Petty cash maintenance
  • Maintain fixed assets register & physical count
  • Financial Software / PC Proficiency
  • Planning and organizing
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem-solving
  • Communication skills
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting and bookkeeping principles and procedures
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Good commercial acumen;
  • Passion for results and
  • Team player.
How to Apply    
If you are qualified and up to the challenge send your Resume and Cover Letter to by 11th September 2015

Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Stratostaff is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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