Accountant

Location
Nairobi, Kenya
Salary
60,000 - 75,000
Posted
25 Sep 2020
Closes
09 Nov 2020
Ref
1807433394
Job role
Accountant
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Accountant responsibilities include auditing financial documents and procedures, reconciling bank statements and calculating tax payments and returns.
  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years


Job Description

1.Accountant job opening
We are looking for an Accountant to manage all financial transactions, from fixed payments and variable expenses to bank deposits and budgets.
Accountant responsibilities include auditing financial documents and procedures, reconciling bank statements and calculating tax payments and returns. To be successful in this role, you should have previous experience with bookkeeping and a flair for spotting numerical mistakes.
Ultimately, you will provide us with accurate quantitative information on financial position, liquidity and cash flows of our business, while ensuring we're compliant with all tax regulations.

Skills:
1.Corporate Accounting
2.General Ledger
3.GAAP Standards
4 Financial Reporting & Analysis
5.Financial Statements
6.Forecasting & Projections
7.M&A Due Diligence
8.Tax Preparation
9.Audit Reviews
10.Financial Research

Responsibilities
• Manage all accounting transactions
• Prepare budget forecasts
• Publish financial statements in time
• Handle monthly, quarterly and annual closings
• Reconcile accounts payable and receivable
• Ensure timely bank payments
• Compute taxes and prepare tax returns
• Manage balance sheets and profit/loss statements
• Report on the company's financial health and liquidity
• Audit financial transactions and documents
• Reinforce financial data confidentiality and conduct database backups when necessary
• Comply with financial policies and regulations

Requirements
• Work experience as an Accountant
• Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures, including the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
• Hands-on experience with accounting software like QuickBooks
• Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
• Experience with general ledger functions
• Strong attention to detail and good analytical skills
• BSc in Accounting, Finance or relevant degree
• Additional certification (CPA ) is a plus

Apply only if you meet the above qualifications