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Vacancy title:
Senior Accountant

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

Jobs at:

Flexi-Personnel

Deadline of this Job:
02 October 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Wednesday, September 28, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
Responsibilities
Functional:
• Assist in maintaining accounts payables and receivables.
• Prepare journal entries, keep the balance sheets up to date and assist with monthly account closings.
• Perform the bank reconciliations and prepare necessary material for audit purposes.
• Ensure that accounting transactions are booked accurately in accordance with Professional Codes of Practice, Accounting Standards and Service Level Agreements.
• Receive and verify the accuracy of invoices and book them in accounting systems.
• Prepare and record inter-company debit and credit notes.
• Reconcile the inter-company accounts.
• Ensure the Implementation of Accounting policies and procedures.
• Prepare Accounts payable Reports.
• Coordinate with various control functions in evaluating financial data and systems. Maintain a feedback loop for system improvements and enhancements.
• Adhere to a strict reporting deadline, perform monthly close process, including but not limited to recording transactional, payroll and overhead data in the accounting system and perform reconciliations, as necessary.
• Develop a deeper understanding of financial results for the quarter and provide commentaries and analysis.
• Preparation and presentation of entity financial results, including board packs. Develop confidence to conduct board meetings and answer senior stake holders.
• Work closely with auditors and tax consultants to prepare, verify and submit Statutory, Tax and Financials returns. Support external annual audits under Swiss GAAP and IFRS (have included this as Switzerland will be our head trading office).

Beyond the day-to-day control of the accounting function and systems, this role encompasses the following responsibilities:
• Budgeting and planning, including cost control.
• Debtors and receivables control, Position analysis.
• Able to maintain a strong internal control environment, identify control weakness and put remediation steps.
• Proactively gain an understanding of new accounting standards and their potential impact.
• Respond to ad hoc requests and assist in special projects for the Head of Finance such Transition and adoption of Full IFRS, Fair value measurement, Swiss Tax changes, etc.

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or a similar field of study.
• Master’s Degree.
• Certified/ Charted Accountant.

Experience:
• Minimum 8-10 years of experience.
• Experience in an Oil Commodity Trading company is preferred.
• Accounting Standards (IFRS, GAAP).

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 96

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: 02 October 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 28-09-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 28-09-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 28-09-2065
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