Senior Accountant

Location
Nairobi, Kenya
Salary
75,001 - 90,000
Posted
05 May 2019
Closes
11 Jun 2019
Job role
Accountant
Lookin for a competent Senior accountant
  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 4 years


Job Description

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure Accurate, Up-to-Date Accounting Data
  • Post transactions in real-time and regularly review for accuracy
  • Manage complex accounts receivable, accounts payable, goods in transit and tax-related balance sheet accounts
  • Provide financial reports and interpret financial information to managerial staff while recommending further courses of action.
  • Collect /ensure timely collection of company debts
  • Ensure all supporting documents are on-file and well-organized
  • Work with teams to confirm the business purpose of transactions for accurate classification Prepare Management Reports
  • Prepare draft of monthly management accounts and present for finance management review
  • Conduct careful and timely reconciliations to verify transaction accuracy and proper balancing
  • Take responsibility for accurate regulatory and tax filings, prepared well before statutory deadlines Support Strong Compliance and Controls
  • Review the work of accounts assistance for accuracy and adherence to procedure
  • Ensure strong internal controls are in place with regards to approval and release of funds
  • Take responsibility for verification and authorization of payments
  • Ensure all accounting records are kept properly, in a compliant way and up-to-date

Requirements for the Senior Accountant Job
  • At least 4 years of accounting experience and minimum CPA IV qualification or equivalent
  • Strong financial data analysis skills using Excel
  • Strong knowledge of accounting software(Quick Books)
  • Demonstrated high level of integrity - entrusted with significant responsibility in previous roles
  • An enthusiastic individual with outstanding problem-solving skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail-ability to analyze data and proactively identify and address issues
  • An initiative taker who enjoys working independently toward goals
  • Eager to join a quickly-growing organization and team