Senior Accountant Job in Kenya

Job Description:

The Senior Accountant will handle all Banks, AP, Assets and Work under process functions including all business activities of planning, budgeting, and forecasting.

Roles/Duties & Responsibilities.

  • Manage all accounting transactions including maintaining General Ledger and accrual &costings.
  • Revise all transactions and operations; and ensure that they are carried out in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Maintain Accounting Master files: Chart of Accounts, Cost & profit centres. AP &Assets modules. 
  • Allocating all expenses to its proper accounts along with its cost centre.
  • Prepare budget forecasts & Budget analysis (Compare Budgeted vs Actual figures).
  • Check/Review monthly income and expense items
  • Manage all accounting operations including A/P, GL, Cost Accounting and Assets Accounting.
  • Oversight of Monthly closing, reporting cycle and closing for all Oracle Responsibilities.
  • Ensure that all tax requirements are being fulfilled.
  • Inspect account books, statements, ledgers, and accounting systems for efficiency and use of accepted accounting procedures.
  • Examine financial statements to ensure accuracy, timeliness, and compliance with applicable standards and regulations
  • Monitoring all the fixed assets allocating all fixed assets to its own business unit & preparing monthly depreciation.
  • Handling relationship with Banks and prepare the monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Coordinate with the internal & external auditors to provide the relevant documents ensuring that all queries are accurately advised.
  • Providing an external interface with financial instructions, consultants, and service providers.
  • Review the GL reports on a continues basis

Skills &Qualifications.

  • BSc in Accounting, Finance, or relevant degree
  • A least 7 years of work experience as an Accountant
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures, including the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and IFRS.
  • ERP Financial experience, Oracle Preferred.
  • Good knowledge of MS Advanced Excel skills including VLOOKUP and pivot tables, Word, Power Point and outlook.
  • Experience with general ledger
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and take on new tasks with high level of difficulty.
  • Strong attention to detail and good analytical skills
  • Attention to Detail, deadline-Oriented and confidentiality,
  • Additional certification (CPA or CMA) is a plus

Salary: Very competitive

How to Apply

Send your updated CV to on or before 20th June 2023.

Kindly indicate the job title in the subject line:  SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

(Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.)