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Management Accountant Job in Kenya

Micro Mobile Ltd is a Kenyan mobile solution company which started operations in August 2013 with a focus on providing micro credit and financial access solutions on a mobile platform.

The Company invites applications from dynamic, goal-oriented, high performers, with strong persuasive and selling / communication skills, for the following exciting position:

Management Accountant  
Job Role: Reporting to the CEO, the successful candidate will be required to be a competent, hands-on management accountant who will assist realize the financial accounting objectives of the organization, support the revenue growing function while at the same time managing costs and other controls to ensure maximum return.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Managing and capturing financial transactions in QuickBooks or other financial accounting applications, Processing petty payments, cash expenditures and petty cash reconciliations.
  • Review vouchers – petty cash, cheque payments, suppliers, internal transfers.
  • Processing bank payments and reconciliations.
  • Daily and monthly reconciliation of all bank and MPESA clients’ transactions.
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly and yearly management accounts and budgets.
  • Maintenance of general ledger and fixed assets register.
  • Assist in preparation of the payroll.
  • Ensure timely remittance of all tax and other statutory payments as per the laid down requirements.
  • Drafting suitable financial management policies &procedures.
  • Provide technical accounting support and interpretation to management.
  • Carry out continuous audits and internal reviews of expenditures against budgets.
  • Coordinate annual audits and liaison with external auditors.
  • Liaise with other heads of departments and senior management on day to day issues, e.g. authorization/allocation of expenses, etc.
  • Download monthly results per cost centre from the Financial Reporting System and investigate variations from budgeted amounts.
  • Support heads of departments (ops) in generating their monthly statistics and expense analysis.
  • Involvement in the annual budget preparation.
  • Ensure accurate and safe archiving of all files/registers and vouchers in the department on a daily basis.
  • Undertake financial projections and analysis for business planning.
  • Any other related duties as may be assigned from time to time by management.   
Key Skills and Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Accounting/Finance option) from a recognized institution
  • CPA K /ACCA Finalist.
  • 3 years of progressively responsible experience with SMEs preferably in the financial sector.
  • Must be below the age of 35 Years.
  • An entrepreneurial mind set where they have more than accountant’s mind and can interpret information to feed the other sections of the business.
  • Uncompromising integrity and ethical standards.
  • Problem solving skills and ability to work on their own with minimal supervision.
  • Strategic vision and leadership skills.
  • Firm demeanor that ensures he/she implements very stringent controls and accountability culture throughout the team.
  • Good knowledge on various aspects of business and finance, keeps abreast on all IFRS standards and other changes in the industry so as to clearly guide the business.
How to Apply
If your experience and competencies match the above specifications, please send your cover letter and detailed CV as one document, quoting the current/last and expected salary to clearly indicating the position you are applying for on the subject line to reach us on or before 2nd September 2016.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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