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French Speaking Accountant
Nairobi CBD Nairobi Details Employer Anonymous Employer Work Type Full time Job Level Mid level Minimum Qualification Bachelor Years Experience 3 years Application Deadline 2019-11-21 Description
The Group is licensed in 7 African countries and operational in 7, with its largest operations in Kenya and Uganda and fast-
growing new operations in Ghana, Nigeria, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Tanzania. The Group has the goal to become the best and largest in the market across Africa.
It is led by an experienced management team based in Europe who have lived and worked in Africa and have a strong track-
record in the industry with in-depth knowledge of the African market.
The main duties :
Responsible for all accounts reconciliation work for all African entities
Work with the finance team to sustain a culture of control and oversight for understanding and improving the financial accounting, monitoring and reporting systems.
Working closely with other relevant operational peers to ensure that process risks are minimised
Ensure all Group requests are addressed timely and accurately
Recognition of month end transactions to assist in an accurate and fast close process
Involvement in budgeting and forecasting process
Cash flow forecasting, including payment processing
Review of annual financial statements
Prepare accurate and comprehensive management information within the timescales agreed
Assist in process documentation and ensuring they are updated and maintained to high standard
The skills we would expect from our applicants :
3-4 years of experience in a busy accounting environment
Professional accounting qualification is desirable
Enthusiastic and positive can-do attitude
An ability to work independently and contribute positively in a team environment
Attention to detail, strong numeracy, verbal and written communication
Excellent communication skills
Computer literacy including spreadsheet skills
Being responsible, reliable and accountable
We are looking for a Financial Reporting Accountant to join us at our office in Nairobi, where the bulk of our financial processing and control takes place for our African companies.