Chief Accountant job at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
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Vacancy title:
Chief Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Hospitality, and Tourism , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, July 14 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi, East Africa

Date Posted: Saturday, July 01 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Description
What will you be doing:
• Support Director of Finance in managing the finance team, providing leadership and direction to the accounts payables and Income audit functions
• Be responsible for ensuring all finance operations are in line with Internal Audit policies
• Ensure all Finance Operations are in line with applicable legislation and external audit requirement
• Prepare and post journal entries, ensuring efficient completions and manage the month-end process
• Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures
• Compile and analyze financial information to prepare financial statements including monthly and annual reports
• Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures
• Ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met
• Ensure accurate and efficient monthly, quarterly and year end close
• Establish and monitor the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures
• Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs
• Continuously manage and support budget and forecast activities and assist Departmental Leaders as required
• Oversee the financial audit preparation and coordinate the audit process
• Ensure accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues and expenses
• Analyze and advise on business operations including revenue and expenditure trends, financial commitments and future revenues
• Analyze financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures; provide strategic recommendations and maintain solutions to business and financial problems

• Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or equivalent from an accredited and renowned University.
• Professional Finance or Accounting Certification (i.e. CPA).
• Four (4) years or more experience in Finance, preferably within a premium property in a similar role
• Excellent knowledge of finance processes and policies, cost control and fund management optimization.
• Good understanding of core hotelier operations and the luxury hospitality industry.
• Strong budgeting, financial planning and financial modelling skills.
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Additional Information
• You will enroll in the workplace pension scheme
• Private medical insurance as per Hotel offering
• Be part of creating the historic story of rehabilitating and releasing the rare Mountain Bongo that was heading toward extinction.
• Working with a hotel rich in history and known for exemplary services while growing your career
• Employee Benefits Card offering discounted rates in Accor Worldwide
• Learning programs through our Academies
• Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!
• Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility Activities, like Planet 21.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 48

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
• Interested and qualified? Go to Fairmont Hotels & Resorts on to apply

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Friday, July 14 2023
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 30-06-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 30-06-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 30-06-2066
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