Accounting Manager
Potential Staffing Limited
Nairobi, Kenya
1d ago
source : BrighterMonday

Accounting Manager

Potential Staffing Limited

Accounting, Auditing & Finance

Potential Staffing Limited

Accounting, Auditing & Finance

Nairobi Full TimeBanking, Finance & Insurance KSh Confidential 54m

Job Summary

We are looking for an Accounting Manager to supervise, track and evaluate day-to-day activities.

  • Minimum Qualification : Bachelor
  • Experience Level : Senior level
  • Experience Length : 5 years
  • Job Description

    Accounting Manager Responsibilities include establishingfinancial status by developing and implementing systems for collecting, analyzing, verifying and reporting information.

    Ø We are also looking for someone to work closely with our financialmanagement team.

    Ø Accounting manager candidates must possess high-level accounting experiencewith tasks such as budget preparation and financial forecasting.

    Ø They must also have experience andcomfort with explaining financial data to non-financial staff, especiallysenior executives.

    Ø They should possess thorough andcurrent knowledge of accounting and auditing standards.

    Ø Finally, they should be strategicand analytical leaders, as they will advise senior executives on majorfinancial decisions and play an active role in setting goals for the entire department.

    Ø The Senior Accountant you hire mayalso be called upon to manage a team.

    Ø This person must be able to coordinate their department’sefforts towards complex projects involving data collection, data analysis,quality control and planning future work.


    Manage and oversee the daily operations of theaccounting department including :

  • monthand end-year process
  • accountspayable / receivable
  • cashreceipts
  • generalledger
  • payrolland utilities
  • treasury,budgeting
  • cashforecasting
  • revenueand expenditure variance analysis
  • capitalassets reconciliations
  • trustaccount statement reconciliations,
  • checkruns
  • fixedasset activity
  • debtactivity
  • Monitor and analyze accounting data and produce financialreports or statements
  • Establishand enforce proper accounting methods, policies and principles
  • Coordinateand complete annual audits
  • Providerecommendations
  • Improvesystems and procedures and initiate correctiveactions
  • Assignprojects and direct staff to ensure complianceand accuracy
  • Meetfinancial accounting objectives
  • Establishand maintain fiscal files and records to document transactions
  • Requirements

  • Provenworking experience as Accounting Manager, Accounting Supervisor or Finance Manager
  • Advancedcomputer skills on MS Office, accounting software and databases
  • Abilityto manipulate large amounts of data
  • Provenknowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles, practices, standards, lawsand regulations
  • Highattention to detail and accuracy
  • Abilityto direct and supervise
  • BSdegree in Accounting or Finance
  • QualifiedCandidates are required to apply

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