Chief Accountant job at HCS Affiliates Group
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Vacancy title:
Chief Accountant

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

Jobs at:

HCS Affiliates Group

Deadline of this Job:
Wednesday, June 07 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi, East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, May 31 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Duties and Responsibilities
• Prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expense entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
• Maintains and balances subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, and reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies.
• Maintains general ledger by transferring subsidiary accounts; preparing a trial balance; reconciling entries.
· Summarize financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss, and
other statements like management accounts monthly
• Avoids legal challenges by complying with legal requirements.
• Provide leadership in the finance department
• Protects the organization's value by keeping information confidential.
• Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
• Spearhead monthly stock take
• Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
• Review and suggest ways to improve the overall efficiency and spending of the company
• Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
• Spearhead debt collection and ensure the debt level is well managed
• Balance the debt and credit levels of the company and ensure smooth operation
• Prepare the company’s annual budget and manage monthly departmental budgets
• Participate in financial standards setting and in the forecast process
• Provide input into the department’s goal-setting process
• Prepare financial statements and produce budgets according to the schedule
• Oversee tax audits and tax returns
• Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance
• Support month-end and year-end close process
• Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
• Ensure compliance with GAAP principles
• Liaise with the management to improve financial procedures
• Any other duties which may be assigned to you from time to time

• Up-to-date financial records i.e., Bank reconciliations, payables, receivables, cash flow etc.
• Existence of the annual company budget and strict adherence to it
• Existence & full implementation of strong internal financial controls
• Timely debt collection
• Tracking of the movement of stock
• Annual financial audits and timely tax payments
• Daily, weekly and monthly reports

Essential Skills, knowledge & Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field from a recognized institution.
• Minimum of 7 years’ experience in a similar role (manufacturing environment)
• Must be a qualified CPA finalist or with ACCA professional qualifications
• Excellent understanding of accounting and reporting standards and procedures
• Good leadership with the ability to direct and supervise.
• Ability to handle demanding situations and work with minimum supervision
• Good communication skills
• Person of unquestionable integrity.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 84

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
• Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to:  using the position as subject of email.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Wednesday, June 07 2023
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 30-05-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 30-05-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 30-05-2066
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