Outside Kenya Full Time Hospitality & Leisure
KSh Confidential
1 week ago

Job Summary

Prepare, examine, and analyze accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Summary

Analyze financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within the organization.

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Accountant"

  1. Prepare, examine, and analyze accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
  2. Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting and other tax requirements.
  3. Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice.
  4. Report to management regarding the finances of establishment.
  5. Establish tables of accounts, and assign entries to proper accounts.
  6. Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs.
  7. Develop, implement, modify, and document recordkeeping and accounting systems, making use of current computer technology.
  8. Prepare forms and manuals for accounting and bookkeeping personnel, and direct their work activities.
  9. Survey operations to ascertain accounting needs and to recommend, develop, and maintain solutions to business and financial problems.
  10. Work as Internal Revenue Service agents.
  11. Advise management about issues such as resource utilization, tax strategies, and the assumptions underlying budget forecasts.
  12. Provide internal auditing services for business.
  13. Advise management in areas such as compensation, employee health care benefits, the design of accounting and data processing systems.
  14. Represent clients before taxing authorities and provide support during litigation involving financial issues.
  15. Appraise, evaluate, and inventory real property and equipment, recording information such as the property's description, value, and location.
  16. Maintain and examine the records of government agencies.


 Knowledge, Experience, Education Required for: "Accountant"

1) Mathematics -- Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

2) Economics and Accounting -- Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
3) English Language -- Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
4) Customer and Personal Service -- Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
5) Computers and Electronics -- Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

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