Accountant
Deuts Four Seasons Hotel Limited
Nairobi
3d ago
source : BrighterMonday Kenya

Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.

  • Minimum Qualification : Bachelor
  • Experience Level : Mid level
  • Experience Length : 4 years
  • Job Description

    Key Responsibilities :

  • Prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
  • Performs assigned monthly, quarterly, and annual account reconciliations and reviews to ensure accurate and timely reporting of financial data
  • Analyzes historical financial data and makes projections and forecasts based on sound assumption.
  • Maintains and balances subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies.
  • Maintains general ledger by transferring subsidiary accounts; preparing a trial balance; reconciling entries.
  • Maintains and reviews fixed assets ledger each month to ensure stock are properly recorded in accordance with established capitalization policies.
  • Summarizes financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss, Trial balance, Budgets and other statements.
  • Performing bank reconciliation
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
  • Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending
  • Manage accounting assistants and bookkeepers
  • Assist with tax audits and tax returns
  • Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • perform account reconciliations
  • Manage and oversee the entire accounting team
  • Conduct all necessary trainings to keep the team’s skills and knowledge up to date
  • Review corporate and personal income tax returns to ensure accuracy
  • Monitor and mentor / train junior staff, clerks, and bookkeepers
  • Work collaboratively with other teams to achieve shared goals
  • Perform month-end accounting activities such as reconciliations and journal entries.
  • Coordinate with finance team to complete assigned accounting tasks within deadlines.
  • Generate financial reports and statements to Managers for review.
  • Provide guidance to other Accountants when needed.
  • Assist in budget preparation and expense management activities for assigned accounts.
  • Assist in auditing activities by providing necessary information and preparing requested documentations.
  • Preparing and recoding assets, liability, revenue and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information;
  • Maintaining and balancing subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions and resolving discrepancies;
  • Maintaining general ledger by transferring subsidiary accounts; preparing trial balance; reconciling entries;
  • Summarizing financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet; profit and loss and other statements;
  • Performing bank reconciliation and ensuring correct banking is done;
  • Analyzing financial information and financial status;
  • Maintaining the payroll;
  • Safe keeping of company records and assets;
  • Filing of company tax returns i.e. PAYE, NSSF, NHIF, VAT and INCOME TAX and ensuring statutory payments are done on time;
  • Monitoring customer account details for non-payments, delayed payments, generate age analysis other irregularities,
  • Performing month-end accounting activities such as reconciliations and journal entries;
  • Coordinating with the finance team to complete assigned accounting tasks;
  • Generating financial reports and statements to managers for review;
  • Developing inventory analysis reports and analyzing variances;
  • Preparing the month end stock valuations, validating the Cost of sales and margin analysis;
  • Reconciling inventory accounts to the general ledger;
  • Verifying accurate costs for inventories;
  • Monitoring inventory transactions;
  • Assisting in the improvement of internal controls related to inventory;
  • Reviewing monthly stock gains / losses and ensuring they are within the territory
  • Maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures;
  • Requirements :

  • The candidates should be CPA-K or Bachelor's degree holders in accounts from mainstream Universities.
  • MUST have at least four years experience in the HOTEL industry .
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