Accountant job at Ampersand E-mobility Limited
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Vacancy title:
Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Financial Services , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Ampersand E-mobility Limited

Deadline of this Job:
03 August 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Wednesday, July 20, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
About the role
The accountant will oversee the company’s financial records and processes, and be responsible for period end reporting, financial and tax compliance in Kenya. As a young and fast-moving company, we need someone who is both comfortable meeting challenges head on today and creating new systems and processes for the future, building up the AmperFam to be the best team on the planet.

This role will report directly to the Chief Accountant, and will help grow and manage a small accounting team to meet the needs of the company. Your objectives will include the following:
• Record transactions in the accounting system and ensure accuracy and completeness of relevant documentation
• Maintaining accurate and timely records regarding invoices from and payments to suppliers and processing those payments
• Oversight of petty cash/Mpesa transactions
• Ensure financial controls (including end of day, end of month procedures) that are aimed to ensure integrity of financial data capture and aide in the process for regular reconciliations.
• Managing and completing company’s period end close accurately and on a timely basis
• Preparing and distributing period end financial and management reports per agreed timelines
• Prepare monthly budget versus actual schedules and carry out variance analyses
• Responsible for Kenya tax documentation and timely filings and payments to meet KRA tax regulations and KRA requests
• Manage and prepare required financial schedules and supporting documentation for external auditors, KRA and grants audits
• Ensure that all of our financial practices are in line with statutory regulations and legislation
• Manage accounting for all Fixed Assets and Inventory; implement procedures to ensure all company assets are appropriately safeguarded and accurately accounted for
• Managing day to day financial transactions and issues
• Help recruit and lead an excellent accounting team to meet the needs of Ampersand’s growing size and complexity
• Support the Kenya Country Director with needed management reports and ad hoc analyses
Ampersand is a good fit if:
• You are ready to support people in a high growth company
• You have a meticulous attention to detail
• You are self-motivated and a quick learner
• You are motivated by seeing your teammates grow and develop
• You are looking for an entrepreneurial company that values innovation and strong execution
• You value diversity and community in the workplace

Minimum requirements
A strong work ethic, and the ability to manage shifting priorities and unforeseen challenges.
• Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or relevant field
• CPA/ACA or equivalent highly desirable; will consider candidates at advanced level of CPA/ACCA qualification
• Minimum of 4 years in financial accounting roles with demonstrable increasing responsibility
• Knowledge and competence in accounting principles (e.g., IFRS)
• Outstanding analytical and time management skills
• In-depth knowledge of local financial and tax regulations, and accounting processes
• Highly proficient in MS Excel, and good MS Office skills in general (e.g., Word and PowerPoint)
• Strong communication skills, verbally and in writing ; Professional fluency in English
• Sound interpersonal skills; ability to relate with team members at all levels of the company
• Financial system implementation experience a plus, but not required
• Experience with Xero and Dear Inventory a plus, but not required
• Flexibility to travel

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 48

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 03 August 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 20-07-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 20-07-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 20-07-2065
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