Accountant Job in Nairobi

RECRUITMENT OF AN ACCOUNTANT

Our client, a medium sized company based in Nairobi that is in
real estate sector is looking for an 
accountant who can run a wholly
functional accounting department.

The company has been in operation for the past 25 years.

Reporting: The Accountant will be reporting to the Chief Executive Officer
and Managing Director.

Job Description

Accounting and financial controls

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Ensuring all accounting data is captured in real time and is
accurate

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Timely preparation of management reports

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Preparation of annual financial statements

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Cashflow forecasting and risk analysis as well as Advice the
directors on cashflow management

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Preparing of both operational and capital expenses in liaison
with other departments

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Establishment of the necessary operating procedures

Cash and bank management

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Ensuring all bankings are done on time

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Weekly forecasting of cash receipts and payments of the company

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Bank reconciliations

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Debtors and creditors management

Payroll management

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Preparing payroll for all company staff

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Filing the necessary personnel dues with the relevant
authorities within the stipulated deadlines

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Maintaining confidentiality of all payroll matters

Tax and related regulatory matters

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Filing of VAT and ensuring payments are made to KRA when due

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Filing of income tax at the end of financial year and filing of
instalment taxes as and when they are due.

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Filing of PAYE

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providing tax planning services with reference to current
legislation

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Ensuring all tax savings of the company are well planned for
e.g. WHT

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Filing all statutory returns on time and ensuring they are paid
within the stipulated period.

Other duties and responsibilities

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Working closely with the company’s internal and external
auditors to ensure audits are done on time

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In consultation with the CEO Negotiating the terms of business
deals with both individual clients and associated organisations.

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In consultation with the CEO develop credit score cards for
credit clients

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Managing costs while getting value for services and goods

Key Attributes and Skills

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A person of good moral standing and integrity

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Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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Good organizational skills

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Great analytical skills

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Ability to work without supervision and meet strict deadlines

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A self-starter

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A team worker.

Qualifications and experience

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CPA Section six

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A business related degree is an added advantage

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Ability to work with Quickbooks or an ERP system and IT savvy

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4 years accounting and finance experience in a similar or
related industry

Send your curriculum vitae to [email protected] by 12th January 2021

Please quote the salary expected and your availability.

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