Tax Accounting Compliance and Reporting Senior Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Tax Accounting Compliance and Reporting Senior

Hiring Organization: Ernst & Young
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Service
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES Competitive
Date Posted: 03/10/2024

The Accounting, Compliance and Reporting (ACR) team builds a better working world by enabling client to focus on their core business. ACR offers clients a business solution that enables them to outsource their support functions such as accounting and payroll to the experts while focusing on their key mandate.

The opportunity

  • We are looking for senior to join our robust ACR team.
  • Your key responsibilities
  • The work mainly involves working with the ACR Team by carrying out the following tasks:-

Senior Accountant Roles;

  • Ensure all Invoices received are booked in BC 18.
  • Ensure prepayments are expensed monthly (rent, insurance etc.)
  • Ensure monthly vendor reconciliations are done
  • Create new vendors when necessary.
  • Send out remittance advices when payments are done.
  • Book all the payments as per bank statement.
  • Ensure monthly bank reconciliations are done in the system.
  • Ensure necessary accruals & provisions are taken and the schedules updated monthly
  • Perform monthly vendor aging analysis.
  • Prepare month end closing and month end reports for our clients
  • Prepare Statutory financial statements in accordance with IFRSs
  • Coordinate annual audits on behalf of our accountancy clients
  • Support the managers and partners in growing EY business

Senior Payroll Consultant’s roles.

  • Ensuring that all monthly data input is received from the client.
  • Any roll forward data input is captured and back- up taken from the previous month.
  • Ensure that PAYE is computed correctly and in accordance with Income Tax Act.
  • Ensure that monthly reports are generated and given to manager for reviews
  • Send the reviewed payroll reports to client’s contacts on time.
  • Book net salaries on the client’s online banking system accurately and on time
  • Issue the payslips on time
  • Ensure that the statutory payments are done as per the due dates
  • File all relevant statutory deductions (PAYE, NSSF, NHIF, AHL,HELB and NITA) on or before the due dates.
  • Prepare and issue clients fee notes on a monthly basis.

To qualify for the role, you must have: 

  • A Bachelor’s degree in either Economics/Business/Finance or a related field with a minimum of upper second-class honours or its equivalent
  • A minimum overall grade of a B and B in both English & Mathematics at Secondary School level
  • Professional qualification in accounting (ACCA, CPA or CA Finalist)
  • SAP/BC18/Navision /Pastel/Quick books Knowledge or its equivalent
  • Computerised accounting skills
  • Experience working with payroll packages such as VIP or Payspace
  • Advanced Excel knowledge and macros
  • Hands on iTax knowledge
  • 5 years hands on experience in monthly management reports, payrolls, annual audit and preparation of statutory financial statements in accordance with IFRSs

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Working experience in Accounting/Finance department for at least 5 years or more with hands on experience with computerized Accounting Systems like ERPs e.g., NAVISION,BC 18, SAGE and payroll computerized payroll systems.

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