Senior Accountant job at Airflo Limited

Vacancy title:
Senior Accountant

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

Jobs at:

Airflo Limited

Deadline of this Job:
14 October 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 12, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Key Tasks
• General Ledger & Reporting
• Prepares, approves, and submits journal entries
• Reviews and approves G/L account reconciliations
• Prepared Balance Sheet Reconciliations on a monthly basis.
• Validates month-end and quarterly reports
• Conducts Internal compliance activities
• Approves and provides reports to authorities and other third parties
• Provides written responses to auditors’ requests and consolidates feedback of third parties
• Reviews and approves regulatory reporting package for submission
• Requests and approves post-period adjustments Tax (VAT, withholding tax, withholding vat, Income Tax)
• Reviews and signs-off tax & statutory returns and hands over to authorities and, if necessary assists resolve inquiries
• Submits periodical declaration on payment & remittances (prints or enters into local tax tool)
• Supports local tax audits
• Maintains local tax documentation
• Supports the Head of Finance in preparing the monthly, quarterly, and annual tax reporting and tax calculation
• Ensure all tax and statutory GL accounts (NHIF, NSSF, WHT, Withholding VAT, VAT, and Company Taxes) are fully reconciled, returns filed with the relevant authorities, and paid on time.
• Budgets, Planning, and forecasting
• Budgeting: participate in the preparation of budgets and in the annual budgeting process by providing necessary templates and inputs to the relevant departments.
• Cash flow forecasting: preparation of monthly and periodic cash flow forecasting.
• Ad hoc analytical reviews: preparation of ad hoc forecasts and analytical reviews as may be required by different stakeholders.
• Accounting system, internal controls, and compliance
• Accounting systems: ensure the maintenance of appropriate financial records and supporting documentation in line with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
• Internal control systems: contribute to the periodic updating and review of the effectiveness of
• financial internal control systems for the companies.
• Tax Compliance- ensure compliance with the applicable tax laws by the companies.

Bank and Cash: - ensure effective internal controls and management of the bank and other cash-related accounts.
• Accounts Payable
• Act as a single point of contact for specific key vendors and assisting Finance Team in resolving invoices exceptions processing issues resolving booking and reconciliation issues
• Process vendor invoices and routing them to the department they belong to for approvals
• Handles electronic uploads of vendor invoices (electronic invoices)
• Approved Vendor Master data changes
• Reviews, advices and authorizes payment proposal as well as submits and confirms payment
• request to bank
• Fixed Asset Accounting
• Organizes for local fixed assets reconciliation and addresses differences accordingly
• Review and approve fixed assets reports
• Assist with fixed assets verification and control
• Quality, Health, Safety & Environment
• Evaluate strategic and operational risks and opportunities to operations and business interests
• regarding quality, health, safety, and environmental topics, including environmental and workplace
• health and safety regulations, changing expectations of stakeholders, and national/local issues.

Skills & Competencies
• Proven ability to understand and analyze complex financial information
• High level of attention to detail and a logical and organized approach
• High level of accuracy, credibility, and accountability
• Strong Analytical skills
• Ability to work well independently as well as in a team and remotely with an off-shore partner
• Strong communication skills

Educational background / Work experience
• Bachelor’s Degree in a business-related field
• Additional accounting qualifications (e.g. CPA (K), ACCA, etc.)
• At least 4 years hands-on experience in a busy Finance Department
• Professional experience in management and financial reporting as well as in accounting/ financial processes
• Proven Tax experience

Language Skills
• English & Swahili: fluency in written and spoken

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 48

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
• Qualified and interested candidates should send their application letter indicating their current/last salary and CV to the Head of Human Resources e-mail to  on or before 14th October 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 14 October 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 12-10-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 12-10-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 12-10-2065
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