Senior Accountant -General Ledger & Audit job at Frank Management Consult Ltd

Vacancy title:
Senior Accountant -General Ledger & Audit

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

Jobs at:

Frank Management Consult Ltd

Deadline of this Job:
08 December 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, December 02, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Role Purpose
• The role holder has overall responsibility to the Chief Financial Officer to oversee general accounting operations by controlling, verifying and reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures and statements. Further the role holder will be responsible for managing financial reports, records, prepare and analyse budgets and perform general accounting. Prepare journal entries for revenue, accruals, and reconciliation. Assist in audits and quarterly closings.

Key Responsibilities
• Month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing
• Maintain and operate standard period-end closing schedules
• Assist in the documentation and maintenance of Ledger processes and controls, including the identification and testing of relevant controls
• Quarterly balance sheet and P & L Fluctuation Analysis
• Identify daily activity in bank accounts
• Reconcile various Company bank accounts for several different corporate entities
• Post journal entries in Oracle, the company general ledger accounting software package
• Work closely with Treasury to identify bank loan wire activity
• Track and maintain fixed asset ledger by coordinating with IT and Accounts Payable; prepare schedules for reporting of fixed assets
• Monthly expense variance analysis
• Consolidation, inter-company transactions and reconciliations including foreign currency accounting
• Balance Sheet Account reconciliations
• Assist with the preparation of other reports provided to management
• Conduct and support year-end audits
• Preparation of month-end financial statements, cash flow statements, budgets
• Assist with quarterly and annual tax filings
• Undertake ad hoc projects as required
• Ensure compliance with GAAP principles
• Collect and compiles metrics and data from a variety of sources and analyze the data and statistics for reporting purposes and determine data/patterns that are important for the company to be aware of and act on.
• Develop and implement analytical tools and works undertaking detailed analyses of payable financial matters with a view of establishing actionable insights to management.

Desired Qualifications
• Degree and or equivalent or higher qualification in Accounting or Financial Management, Finance and or Economics and or related business field.
• CPA K or ACCA or equivalent
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in a senior account’s role in a manufacturing organisation.
• Must have knowledge in use of a business software and systems

Attributes for the Role:
• Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures
• In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
• Awareness of business trends
• Familiarity with financial accounting statements
• Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
• Hands-on experience with accounting software packages.
• Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
• Accuracy and attention to detail
• Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
• Proven track record of achievements under the Key responsibilities.
• Adept at formulating strategies, concepts and coping with setbacks and pressure.
• Adept at relationship creation, networking, persuasion and influencing.
• Strong negotiation skills and the ability to communicate clearly and persuasively with the team to meet deadlines.
• Must have high level of integrity and ethical practice
• Should demonstrate ability to identify potential risks likely to face the organization on financial matters
• Must be assertive, proactive and diligent with commitment to the highest standards of service delivery
• Eye for detail
• Presentable

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 08 December 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 02-12-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 02-12-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 02-12-2065
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