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Financial Reporting Accountant (For an Online Sports Betting Business)

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Job Summary

Financial Reporting Accountant will be based in Nairobi to handle company financial processing and controls for Africa business operations

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 4 years

Job Description

Position:  Financial Reporting Accountant (For an Online Sports Betting Business)

Employer:   A Leading Online Sports Betting (Gambling) Company operating in many African countries and with headquarters in Europe

Ref No:     SGK-FRA-04-2019

Industry:  Betting

Job Category: Middle Management

Town: Nairobi

Country: Kenya


Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or other related field.
  • Professional Accounting Qualification, e.g. CPA or ACCA.
  • Ability to work independently and contribute positively in a team environment.
  • Attention to detail, strong numeracy, verbal and written communication.
  • Computer literacy including spreadsheet skills.
  • Reliable and accountable.


Experience:

3-4 years of experience performing the roles of Financial Reporting Accounting. Audit experience preferable.


Duties/Responsibilities:

Financial Reporting Accountant will be based in Nairobi to handle company financial processing and controls for Africa business operations and will perform the following duties and responsibilities:-

  • Responsible for full balance sheet management for all African entities, including substantiation of all reconciliation work carried out by the team.
  • Support Group Finance Director in embedding a culture of control and oversight for understanding and improving the financial accounting, monitoring and reporting systems.
  • Working closely with budget holders and ensuring financial records are are complete and variances to budget are well understood.
  • Ensure all group requests are addressed timely and accurately.
  • Recognition of month end transactions to assist in an accurate and fast close process.
  • Involvement in budgeting and forecasting process.
  • Cash flow forecasting, including payments reviews.
  • Management of inter-company transactions and balances.
  • Review of annual financial statements.
  • Prepare accurate and comprehensive management information within the timescales agreed.
  • Develop strong, pro-active relationships with all advisers and become a key contact for auditors and banks.
  • Look for opportunities and efficiencies and drive new developments and enhancements forward for the team.
  • Owner of process documentation and ensuring they are updated and maintained to high standard.


Experience:

3-4 years of experience performing the roles of Financial Reporting Accounting. Audit experience preferable.


Salary: Kshs. 150,000 - 200,000 plus generous company benefits

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