Accountant Job in Kenya

Position: Hotel Accountant


Industry: Hospitality,

The Accountant who will be responsible
for tasks relating to the preparation and maintenance of accurate financial
records, Accounts payable, Accounts receivable as well as cash handling,
financial management and administration

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensuring financial transactions are properly
    recorded and accurately entered into the accounting systems

  • Ensuring compliance with government and
    corporate policies laws and regulations

  • Prepares monthly reports

  • Monitors compliance with generally accepted
    accounting principles and hotel procedures

  • Reviews, investigates, and corrects errors and
    inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports.

  • Undertake cash and bank reconciliations

  • Compiles and analyzes financial information to
    prepare entries to general ledger accounts, cost centers and document
    business transactions.

  • Take responsibility for daily stock takes,
    spot checks, reconciliation and timely of daily sales reports against
    expenses.

  • Responsible for verification of income,
    receivables & debtors reconciliation

  • Prepares monthly revenue and cost center
    reports

  • Prepares financial statements and other
    reports to summarize and interpret current and projected company financial
    position.

  • Analyze transactions, processes and identify
    areas where additional accuracies and efficiencies can be achieved.

  • Apply cost accounting methods to achieve
    efficient representation of cost center performance.

  • Reconciliation of general ledger accounts

  • Responsible for all statutory obligations i.e.
    paye, nssf, nhif, catering levy, corporate tax e.t.c.

  • Responsible for payroll preparation

  • Maintain system of accounts and keep records
    on all company transactions and assets

  • Report, analyze, and ensure integrity of all
    financial information.

Job Qualifications

  • Degree in Accounting or Finance and a CPA-K

  • Highly skilled and experienced none degree
    holders with a CPA-K also qualify

  • MUST have
    a minimum of 2 – 3 years’ experience as an accountant in a hotel or lodge

  • MUST have
    Proficiency in Sage accounting system

  • Proficiency in any hotel operating and
    accounting system and Microsoft office and email applications

  • Must be candidate of unquestionable integrity

  • Should also be dynamic and a team player

  • Excellent analytical skills and hotel controls

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines in a
    pressurized environment

  • Team leader with excellent organizational
    skills

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess
the necessary qualifications and experience; please send an application letter
and updated CV with contacts of three professional referees only quoting the
job title on the email subject to 
[email protected] on or before 9th  May 2020DO NOT apply if you don’t meet
the minimum qualifications. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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