Financial Accountant job at Kenya Airways
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[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Aviation / Airline , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Kenya Airways

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, May 31 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi, East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Monday, May 20 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
Kenya Airways, the leading African airline flying to more African destinations than any other carrier, takes pride in being at the forefront of connecting Africa to the world and the World to Africa through its hub Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

Brief Description
The candidate will be responsible for overseeing the company's overall financial records and transactions by ensuring accuracy and timely processing of transactions in the General Ledger. He/she shall perform preparation of the monthly, semi-annual and annual financial reports such as consolidated balance sheet, consolidated income statement and consolidated cash flow statement for the Group and company and ensure that the annual audited financial statements are in compliance with the applicable company/group accounting standards, statutory requirements, the IFRSs and IASs. He/she shall coordinate GL closure by ensuring the closing timetable is circulated on time and that all the sub-ledger modules are closed as per the closing timetable.

Detailed Description
Principal Accountabilities (Responsibilities)
• To ensure timeliness, completeness, and accuracy of processing of transactions in the ERP for each financial period by reviewing and performing final posting of journal entries into the General Ledger.
• Coordinate GL closure by ensuring the closing timetable is circulated on time and that all the sub-ledger modules are closed as per the closing timetable to ensure timely production of management reports.
• Management of all the Group’s companies General Ledgers and intercompany balances reconciliations.
• Maintain and update the company’s chart of accounts and ensure correct mapping of all accounts in the ERP.
• Perform timely and quality GL reconciliations for the assigned GL accounts.
• Maintain proper Balance sheet accounts while ensuring adequacy of provisions to avoid large adjustments and surprises arising out of past events.
• Review Subsidiaries’ financial reports for correctness and accuracy, before consolidating them into the Group accounts.
• Prepare Group Annual Report and Financial statements that meet statutory requirements and the applicable financial reporting standards (IFRS, IAS, Kenya Companies Act 2015, etc).
• Handle internal and external audit requirements and liaise between management and the external auditors to ensure smooth audit process and keep track and resolve audit issues within the set deadlines.
• To develop, train, motivate and coach staff to enhance performance for increased productivity.
• Prepare statement of financial position and cash flow for budgets and strategy to aid management in decision making by 10th of every month.
• Ensure integrity of finance systems through quarterly review of system related controls and SOD conflict.

Job Requirements
Qualification (Minimum)
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance or any other business-related field from a recognized institution.
• Must possess accounting qualification i.e. full ACCA/CPA Qualifications.
• At least five (5) years of proven experience in general ledger/financial accounting or a similar role, preferably within the airline or aviation industry.
• Strong understanding of accounting principles, financial regulations, and inventory management best practices.
• Proficiency in relevant accounting software and Microsoft Excel.

Additional Details
Other Skills
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Detail-oriented with a high level of accuracy.
• Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment.

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

Method of Application
Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya Airways on i-pride.kenya-airways.com to apply



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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Friday, May 31 2024
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 20-05-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 20-05-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 20-05-2067
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