Senior Accountant Jobs In Nairobi, Kenya (150K-250K)

Senior Accountant Job, Accounting Kenyan Job Vacancies 2021,

Job Title: Senior Accountant – Construction Industry,

Industry: Construction,  

Location: Nairobi,

Gross Salary: 150,000 – 250,000,

Our client is an established company in the construction industry with it’s international headquarters in UAE. They seek to hire a competent Senior Accountant who ensuring that all business transactions are properly accounted for and recorded, for accurate reporting and supporting the company in its decision-making process. The ideal candidate should be able to articulate themselves well offering local Kenya company progress to colleagues across different countries.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for keeping and interpreting the financial records.
  • Ensuring that all transactions are properly accounted for.
  • Maintain general ledger accounts and prepare journal entries for accruals and variances.
  • Perform month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closing activities and reconciliations.
  • Monthly balance sheet and P & L Analysis and reconciliation and preparation of supporting schedules. 
  • Perform accounting analysis for cash accruals, account payables, and account receivables.
  • Monthly expense variance analysis as well as Manage Fixed Assets.
  • Inter-company reconciliations including foreign currency accounting. 
  • Ensure accuracy of trial balance in standard accounting principles and compliance to internal policies and procedures.
  • Review tax workings and ensure timely tax payments and submission of returns to the tax authorities.
  • Performs accounting analysis and reporting to support decision-making purposes.
  • Assist various departments in accounting issues and concerns.
  • Providing appropriate accounting information to customers as and when required.
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding all information accessed by virtue of your position, of either fellow staff or the company, which are yet to be made public by the Management.
  • Communicate openly and honestly at all times.
  • Collectively utilize individual efforts of team members and integrate the talents and competencies they possess. 
  • Show great ability to delegate tasks to your subordinates. 
  • Ensure behaviors are consistent to enhance the team environment. 
  • Assist others to meet business objectives when required.
  • Create a participative team environment and participate in work-based team activities. 
  • Ensure behaviors are consistent to enhance the team environment. 
  • Assist others to meet their objectives when required.
  • Create a participative team environment and participate in work-based team activities.

Key Qualifications

  • Degree in finance, Inter CA, Finance graduate.
  • 5 years working as a General Accountant or similar post in managing Accounts Payable. 
  • Working experience and familiarity in ERP environment. 
  • Strong spreadsheet skills and aptitude for Excel work.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills.
  •  Meticulous with Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Possess good business acumen and a highly adaptive.
  • Mature, proactive, resourceful, and hands-on with good initiative.
  • Independent worker who can work well with minimal supervision. 
  • Fast worker and can work well under stress.

NB: Must be a self starter and able to work under minimum supervision. Experience in working in a multi-cultural environment is desirable.

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Senior Accountant – Construction Industry) to on or before the 10th October 2021. 

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