Financial Accountant Job in Kenya

Manager Financial Accountant

The job holder will be responsible for monthly/quarterly/Annual financial reporting, management of trade debtors and creditors, General Ledger controls & reconciliations, payments verification and approvals, bank reconciliations, cost management, Internal controls, budget preparation and variance analysis.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the Monthly/Quarterly/Annual financial reporting and submission as per Group’s timelines, ensuring proper controls on financial reporting in compliance with IFRS/IAS, Companies Act, and Taxation Act, IRA guidelines and the Company’s policies and procedures.
  • Manage, review, and approve all payments within the board approved limit for expenses, underwriter and medical provider’s payments.
  • Manage the receivables process by ensuring adherence to KCB Bancassurance credit policy-daily/weekly tracking and reporting of receivables per region, monthly IFRS 9 provisions tracking.
  • Manage the audit process, review the submissions for external audits and closure of audit queries.
  • Manage the liquidity position of the unit ensuring accurate plan of cashflows and investment of excess liquidity in line with the investment policy.
  • Manage the reconciliation of all ledger accounts of the unit for accuracy of the monthly GL reconciliations and Bank reconciliations.
  • Provide accurate and timely financial planning and budgeting input for the unit in compliance with the KCB Group’s guidelines.
  • Review the expenditure plans, track expenditure as per budget and analyze and report any significant variance to management with recommended actions. Ensuring all taxes are filled/paid in time in compliance with the relevant regulations.
  • Lead a team of Assistant Finance Managers and Finance Clerks

The Person

 For the above position, the successful applicant should have the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Finance or Accounting Option), Economics or related field
  • Professional Qualifications in Accounting (CPAK/ACCA)
  • At least 4 years’ experience in a related field.

How to Apply

The above position is a demanding role for which the Bank will provide a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate. If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please log in to our Recruitment portal and submit your application with a detailed CV.

To be considered your application must be received by Thursday 13th April 2023

Qualified candidates with disability are encouraged to apply.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.