Financial Accountant Jobs In Kenya

Financial Accountant Job, Finance Kenya Jobs 2021,

Job description

  • Contact person for the external audit. Ensure that the required audit schedules are done in time and in the prescribed format to deliver an effective and efficient audit.
  • Custodian of the general ledger. Need to perform frequent reviews on the general ledger, interrogate the various entries in the GL and ensure they are investigated, and corrective actions taken.
  • At all times to ensure detailed review of the various processes in the financial systems and ensure the output in the GL is accurate, together with the reports generated thereon.
  • Coordinating closure of the various processes done at the period ends, for example depreciation, forex run, Accruals, prepayments, etc.
  • Ensuring that taxes such as corporate income tax, VAT, withholding tax are prepared and submitted in accordance with legislation and to laid down timelines.
  • Reconciliation of the inter-companies within the Group and reconciliation of the inter departmental balances in Companies.
  • Reconciliation of general ledger accounts with other existing third-party records.
  • Monitoring compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and local & corporate policies, regulations, and tax laws.
  • Custodian of company assets by maintaining a proper fixed asset register and movement schedule.
  • Ensuring that inventory valuation has been performed on monthly basis.
  • Liaison person with insurance company and ensuring that company’s assets are sufficiently insured.
  • Preparation of the financial statements of the parent company, including consolidation workings.
  • Preparation of the financial statements of the intermediary holding companies, including consolidation workings.
  • Responsible for all the accounting activities of the parent company.
  • Any other responsibility assigned by the supervisor.

Skills requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in a business-related discipline
  • CPA (K) / ACCA or equivalent professional qualification
  • Strongly proficient in microsoft office: excel, word and power point and G-suite applications.
  • Good understanding of the functionalities of a complex ERP system.
  • Exemplary knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS)
  • Experienced in preparing consolidated financial statements for a group with diversified subsidiaries.
  • Good knowledge of tax laws, rules and regulations in Kenya.
  • Strong statistical and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, with good report writing and presentation skills.
  • Five years’ experience in a busy financial reporting role.
  • Led an audit done by one of the big four audit firms.
  • Team player.
  • Attentive to detail in execution of tasks.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.

How To Apply

Qualified candidates should submit their applications to vacancies@simbacolt.com by 08/10/2021.

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