Senior Accountant - Mombasa Road job at Brites Management
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Vacancy title:
Senior Accountant - Mombasa Road

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Brites Management

Deadline of this Job:
Monday, May 13 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Mombasa, East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, May 03 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Duties and Responsibilities
• Prepare and analyze monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements in accordance with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles).
• Consolidate financial data and prepare reports for management, stakeholders, and regulatory agencies.
• Ensure accuracy and completeness of financial records and supporting documentation.
• Assist in the development of annual budgets and financial forecasts.
• Monitor budget variances and provide analysis to management.
• Identify opportunities for cost savings and process improvements.
• Maintain and reconcile general ledger accounts, including bank reconciliations, accruals, and prepayments.
• Review and analyze account balances and transactions to ensure accuracy and integrity of financial data.
• Conduct financial analysis to support decision-making, including variance analysis, trend analysis, and profitability analysis.
• Provide insights and recommendations to management based on financial performance and trends.
• Develop and implement internal controls to safeguard assets and ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.
• Assist in the coordination of internal and external audits, including the preparation of audit schedules and responses to audit inquiries.
• Assist in the preparation of corporate tax returns and compliance with tax regulations.
• Ensure timely and accurate filing of tax returns and payment of taxes.
• Identify opportunities to streamline accounting processes and improve efficiency.
• Implement best practices and standardize accounting procedures across the organization.
• Team Leadership and Training:
• Provide guidance and mentorship to junior accounting staff.
• Conduct training sessions on accounting principles, procedures, and systems.

Key Requirements Skills, experience and qualification
• Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field. CPA (Certified Public Accountant) or equivalent certification is preferred.
• 5+ years of progressive experience in accounting or finance roles, with a focus on financial reporting and analysis.
• Experience in a supervisory or leadership role is desirable.
• Proficiency in accounting software and ERP systems (e.g., SAP, Oracle, NetSuite).
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel for financial analysis and reporting.
• Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret financial data and trends.
• Attention to detail and accuracy in financial reporting and analysis.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills for interacting with colleagues, management, and external stakeholders.
• Ability to identify issues, analyze root causes, and develop practical solutions.
• Proactive approach to addressing challenges and driving continuous improvement.
• Ability to work effectively in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
• Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines.
• High ethical standards and integrity in handling confidential financial information.
• Commitment to compliance with accounting principles and regulatory requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 96

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
If you meet the above qualifications, skills and experience send CV urgently to quoting the job title as the subject line on your email

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Monday, May 13 2024
Duty Station: Mombasa
Posted: 03-05-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 03-05-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 03-05-2077
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