Based at Nairobi in Kenya, in order to build our team, we are currently seeking an :
Reporting directly to the Finance Manager, the successful candidate for this key function will manage the accounting & reporting function focusing on :
high quality and efficiency of service;
respecting Puratos Group accounting policies and reporting rules;
ensure compliance with all local accounting, social & tax requirements;
manage the financial activities of the company and give strong support to senior management and head of Finance.
Manage the day to day activities and transactions and lead the monthly closing cycle
Organize and manage the accounting department in such a way that an efficient, reliable and timely reporting for all entities can be ensured for local and Group purposes, with respect of all statutory and operational requirements
Support the budget & forecasting process
Ensure accurate payroll information and follow-up of the outsourced payroll provider
Set up systems for monitoring transactional volumes and productivity while continuously improving all processes to gain productivity gains
Management and accounting of all treasury activities with external and internal bank
Management and motivation of the accounting team and be an active member of the core finance team
Having responsibility of tax, e-archive, e-invoice processes and e-ledger obligations
Preparing the VAT and tax declarations & following VAT refunds
Respect and ensure application of both Finance and internal control procedures, in accordance with Group guidelines, in order to minimize the risks of mistakes and fraud.
Successfully pass the external audits on the financial results
Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, Business Administration, Economics or relevant field
Senior finance management, preferably with manufacturing experience
7-10 years of experience
Strong people management skills
Strong technical system knowledge
Knowledgeable with local tax and social legislation
Knowledge in application of bookkeeping, accounts payable, general ledger, reconciliations and related accounting functions,
Detail oriented, accurate, eager to learn, and improve herself / himself
Puratos provides a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment that encourages our people to take initiatives and bring ideas that will contribute to the success of the company.
Of course, Puratos offers a competitive package (salary, group insurance, healthcare, training ) but additionally, offers you a position that you can further develop and shape.