Accountant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

 Job Title: Accountant

Hiring Organization: Wartsila Eastern Africa Ltd
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Power Plants and Marine Engines
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES Competitive
Date Posted: 03/28/2024

About Wartsila Eastern Africa Ltd

Wärtsilä Eastern Africa Limited was established in August 1997 to market and sell power plants and marine Engines in the Eastern Africa Region. (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Eritrea, Rwanda, Seychelles, Ethiopia, Burundi, Republic of Sudan and Republic of South Sudan). Wärtsilä Eastern Africa Ltd is a member of the worldwide Wärtsilä network. Wärtsilä is a company with 180 Years of experience in serving customers on land and at sea. The company operates in the three business areas – Ship Power, Services and Power Plants – united by the same values and vision.

Your role and responsibilities:

As an Accountant, your daily duties include but are not limited to:

  • Review accounting records & monthly reconciliations.
  • Ensure that all financial transactions in the Company are recorded in compliance with IFRS/Tax and other related statutory requirements.
  • Analysis and carrying out journal entries.
  • Ensure accurate and timely monthly and year end close and meet financial reporting deadlines.
  • Monthly statutory, bi-annual and annual tax calculations and returns (e.g., VAT, Employment taxes, Withholding Tax ,Customs etc) and filing thereof.
  • Financial audit preparation and support during the audit process.
  • Ensure statutory compliance, includes annual returns submission, drafting board resolutions, updating directorship details etc.
  • Implementation and maintenance of internal controls.
  • Facilitate asset and stock verifications
  • Keeping abreast of changes in financial and company legislation and regulations
  • Supporting the Financial controller and finance team as required.

Requirements for the position:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance/Economics
  • 3-5 Years in a similar position with relevant skills

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