Senior Accountant
Potential Staffing Limited
Nairobi, Kenya
5d ago
source : BrighterMonday

Senior Accountant

Potential Staffing Limited

Accounting, Auditing & Finance

Potential Staffing Limited

Accounting, Auditing & Finance

Nairobi Full TimeRecruitment KSh Confidential 26m

Job Summary

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

  • Minimum Qualification : Bachelor
  • Experience Level : Senior level
  • Experience Length : 7 years
  • Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA)
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Professional Qualification
  • Professional accounting qualifications e.g. CPA or ACCA
  • Experience

  • At least seven (7) years’ work experience including in accounting, internal controls and audit
  • Experience in the insurance industry
  • Experience in team management and supervision
  • Responsibilities

  • Develop, maintain and implement proper operational controls for financial efficiency
  • Ensure complete operational compliance with manuals and policies, Board and Management financial instructions and any applicable agreements
  • Ensure that proper books of accounts are kept and are free of mistakes
  • Ensure that deadlines are observed
  • Manage monthly closure of accounts and ensure compliance with Financial Statement Close
  • Prepare, on a monthly basis and in timely manner, the financial reports, trend analysis, cash-flow projections, performance analysis, variance analysis (against the budget)
  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly reports to the Board of Directors
  • Prepare the annual Financial Statements in accordance to IFRS in timely manner
  • Keep abreast of new amended and revised IFRSs, analyzing their impacts and making sure they are timely and properly implemented
  • Coordinate with internal and external auditors
  • Ensure that all standing instructions requiring any input control or action by the accounting unit are met
  • and observed precisely and correctly at all times
  • Supervise the work performed by the Accountants and ensuring all items are timely and properly
  • booked, reviewing all journal entries before actual postings, reviewing all bank and balance sheet
  • Balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis and ensuring that all reconciling items are resolved in timely manner
  • Maintain and improve accounting systems in liaison with the consultants and / or the software developers
  • Manage the annual budgeting process
  • Participate in the approval process of both capital and operational expenditure and ensuring budget availability
  • Keep the CFO fully informed at all times of any adverse or unusual circumstances which may affect financial position
  • Oversee the administration of the payroll
  • Oversee the maintenance of the fixed asset register and ensuring its accurateness and completeness
  • Maintain and improve manuals, policies and procedures
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned to you from time to time
  • How To Apply

    Please submit your Updated CV.

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