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Accountant Job in Kenya

Job Title: Senior Accountant

Location:
Nairobi

Job
Description

The Senior
Accountant will be accountable for the management and statutory reporting for
Centum Investment Company Limited and Group Consolidation.

Responsibilities

Planning and Forecasting

  • Prepare
    annual budgets for Centum Investments Company Plc and the Group
     ‘s Consolidated
    budgets
     .

  • Prepare
    monthly performance reports for the company and quarterly consolidated
    performance reports for the Group, with accompanying analysis and
    commentary of the performance against budgets, long-term strategy, and
    prior year.

  • Prepare
    monthly forecasts for the company and quarterly consolidated forecasts for
    the Group, with accompanying analysis and commentary of the forecasts
    against budgets and the long-term strategy and prior year.

  • Prepare
    Company and Consolidated Board papers relating to budgets, forecasts, and
    performance

  • Assist in
    the preparation of Adhoc financial analysis and technical papers as and
    when requested by the executive management

Working Capital Management

  • Monitor
    payables, negotiate with suppliers on credit and payment terms, allocate
    collections to maturing obligations for the company and other
    entities within the group.

  • Review
    weekly cash flow forecasts and update with actuals on a continuous basis
    for the company and other entities within the group.

Finance Operations

  • Accounting
    System Assurance:
     Provide
    assurance to accounting and supporting systems in use by each of the
    entities that the Senior Accountant is responsible for
     . Ensure
    that all reports are issued from the accounting and supporting systems.
    Lead customization and integration efforts to make accounting and
    supporting systems are fit for purpose in relation to the business needs.
    Address all system issues with the service providers

  • Procurement: Ensure
    that all procurement is done as per the procurement policy and report on
    non-compliance

  • Monthly
    tax filing:
     Maintain
    Chart of Accounts, Regular GL validation, Receivables processing, Payables
    processing, Payroll processing, Tax 
     accounting and payments, bank
    reconciliations,

  • Transactions processing: Supervise accountants in
    maintaining the GL, Regular GL validation, Receivables processing,
    Payables processing, Payroll processing, Tax accounting and payments, bank
    reconciliations, and other period-end procedures

Statutory reporting

  • Assist in
    the preparation of half-year and full-year company and consolidated
    financial statements and
     reports;

  • Prepare company
    and
     consolidated
    financial analysis
     and
    commentary
     for
    the Board

Risk Management

  • Work
    closely with the Risk department, Business Unit leaders, and subsidiary
    managing directors in identifying key risks facing the various businesses.
    Work with the risk department to update the risk register on an ongoing
    basis

  • Design
    risk mitigation measures including strengthening the ICS, risk shifting,
    and insurance

  • Ensure
    that all entities responsible are in full compliance with tax, regulatory
    and legal requirements. Liaise with relevant parties to identify, report
    and remediate any cases of non-compliance

  • Provide
    information and explanations during internal audits

  • Act on
    findings and recommendations of both the internal and external auditors

Qualifications  

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field

  • Chartered Accountant and a Member of ICPAK, ACCA
    or similar association

  • 4 years of audit or accounting experience.

  • Big 4 audit experience is an added advantage

How to apply

Candidates meeting the
above requirements are advised to apply submitting a cover letter and CV

Click
here to apply

Only Shortlisted Candidates
will be contacted. 

Centum Investment Company Plc
is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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