Accountant Job in Kenya

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Accountant Job in Kenya

The Nairobi Securities Exchange Plc (NSE) is a company licensed by the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) to facilitate the trading of financial products through the provision of a trading platform for listed securities. In line with this mandate, the NSE is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified individual to fill the position of Accountant.

Overall Purpose

Prepare, develop and analyze financial information to enable the organization make well informed decisions to ensure future stability, profitability and growth including preparation of financial and management accounts.

Keep the accounting and financial processes of the company up to standard and ensure accurate financial control and reporting.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with the month-end and year-end close general ledger account reconciliations process
  • Assist with the preparation of management reports and statistics
  • Assist in the preparation of statutory payments and returns to ensure payments are made within the required deadlines and are in compliance with current rules and regulations

  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements, Board reports and other reports as required
  • Assist in the preparation and consolidation of the annual budget and periodic forecasts, reviewing all departmental information for correctness and reasonableness and ensuring and all information and related support is received on time
  • Assist in the preparation for and during internal and external audits
  • Provide financial information and analysis to support decision making process for new and existing projects.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Commerce, Business Administration, Economics, Finance or a related field.
  • Professional qualification such as CPA, ACCA or equivalent and membership of a relevant professional body.
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience in a similar position.
  • Experience working in external audit is an added advantage.

Key Competencies

  • Knowledge of accounting principles and procedures and financial processes
  • Knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Ability to resolve problems in a timely manner, gather and analyse information skilfully, develop alternative solutions and work well in problem solving situations
  • Strong financial and analytical skills
  • Well-organized with ability to prioritize
  • Teamwork and with ability to influence team dynamics
  • Attention to detail, reliable, self- driven and able to carry out tasks autonomously and collaboratively
  • Effective interpersonal skills coupled with strong communication skills

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge and can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV stating your current position, current salary and benefits as well  as  your  expected  salary,  qualifications,  experience,  names  & addresses of three referees and email & telephone contacts together with  copies  of  your  academic  and  professional  certificates  and testimonials to the address below by close of business on Wednesday

14th December, 2022.

The Chief Executive

Nairobi Securities Exchange PLC

The Exchange, 55 Westlands Road P.O. Box 43633-00100



Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

NSE is an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality. We will seek to recruit the most qualified person for the job irrespective of race, colour, marital status, ethnicity, disability, religion, or gender. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply.

Beware of various employment scams who request detailed information and/or money, in connection with supposed registration fees, interviews and medical examinations. NSE DOES NOT charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

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