Financial Accountant Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Financial Accountant

Hiring Organization: DHL Group
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Logistics
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES Competitive
Date Posted: 03/27/2024

About us

At DHL Group, people mean the world to us. That’s why our goal has always been to attract and retain the best talent over the world. We provide challenge and opportunity for personal and professional development. We recognize the difference you bring to our business, and together we share the pride of building the logistics company for the world.

Under the DHL Supply Chain umbrella, one of the business units of DHL, we provide customized logistics and industry solutions in the areas of supply chain management, warehousing, distribution, value added services, and lead logistics provider services for our customers – helping them deliver better results every day.

Are you a financial accountant who is passionate about financial solutions, leadership in supporting the finance team and general operations in a busy environment that offer required solutions to the team and entire business processes in an efficient and effective manner? We are looking for someone with mid-level experience in financial accountant to support the finance team. As a financial accountant, you shall be expected to support DHL Supply Chain, Kenya in providing Financial, Audit and Tax leadership for the country.

About the role Key duties and responsibilities

  • This is a support position to the DHL Supply Chain Kenya Finance in providing Financial, Audit and Tax leadership for the country.
  • Responsible for the countries Financial Accounting Ledger Reporting and Reconciliations.
  • Adherence to tax laws, Ledger reconciliation and preparation of tax returns.
  • Responsible for Tax Administration, these includes payments.
  • Support the Finance Manager with Internal Controls.
  • Adherence to group financial reporting guidelines.
  • Training the finance team on group financial reporting.
  • Working Capital Management, External & internal audit co-ordination.
  • Drive compliance awareness in country.
  • Ensure Compliance with all Local statutory accounting rules and regulations, Group Accounting policies and procedures and other Compliance driven policies and procedures.
  • East Africa Treasury Management, Bank reconciliations, Co-ordinating with SSC on timely Billing, allocation of collections and timely payments of suppliers and cashflow management.
  • Responsible for Country Balance sheet reconciliations as per Group guidelines, IFRS and Local GAAP.
  • Tax Management for Kenya.
  • Custodian of Finance SOPs, ensure regular revision to adopt to current operating environment.
  • You may be required to undertake other duties as necessitated by business needs that may not be part of the responsibilities outlined in this role profile.

About you

  • Bachelor’s degree in commerce – Accounting option.
  • Qualified Professional Accounts (ACCA, CPA, CA).
  • Minimum 5 years of experience.
  • Knowledge of an ERP system.
  • Project management (From a finance perspective).
  • Track record of strong P&L understanding.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Well organized individual and results oriented.

What we offer

  • Extensive learning and development opportunities.
  • Comprehensive health insurance cover – Inpatient / Outpatient / Dental / Optical.
  • Tools for the assigned tasks and for results delivery.

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