Finance Associate Job in Kenya

Job Title: Finance Associate

Hiring Organization: Adaptis International
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Energy
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES
Date Posted: 05/21/2024

Job Description

Manage financial transactions, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll processing, across multiple portfolios.

Analyze financial data and prepare accurate financial reports, statements, and forecasts.

Monitor cash flow, budget variances, and financial performance indicators to identify areas for improvement and cost-saving opportunities.

Develop and implement financial policies, procedures, and internal controls to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards.

Coordinate with internal teams and external stakeholders to provide financial insights and support decision-making processes.


Prepare and file tax returns, including income tax, VAT, and other relevant taxes, ensuring compliance with tax laws and regulations.

Stay abreast of changes in tax laws and regulations and advise management on potential impacts and strategies to mitigate risks.

Assist in the preparation of financial statements and reports for external audits and regulatory compliance.

Collaborate with other departments to streamline financial processes and improve overall efficiency and effectiveness.

Perform ad-hoc financial analysis and reporting tasks as assigned by management.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field.

Strong knowledge of accounting principles, financial analysis, and reporting.

In-depth understanding of tax laws and regulations, with experience in tax planning and compliance.

Proficiency in financial software and MS Office suite, with advanced Excel skills.

Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with keen attention to detail.

Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment.

Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact with stakeholders at all levels.

Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to meet deadlines and handle multiple projects simultaneously.

Professional certification such as CPA or ACCA is Mandatory.

Relevant Experience

Proven experience as a Finance Officer or similar role, with at least 3-4 years of relevant experience.

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