French Speaking Accountant


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Job Summary

We are looking for a Financial Reporting Accountant to join us at our office in Nairobi, where the bulk of our financial processing and control takes place for our African companies.

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

Job Description

The Group is licensed in 7 African countries and operational in 7, with its largest operations in Kenya and Uganda and fast-growing new operations in Ghana, Nigeria, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Tanzania. The Group has the goal to become the best and largest in the market across Africa.  It is led by an experienced management team based in Europe who have lived and worked in Africa and have a strong track-record in the industry with in-depth knowledge of the African market.

The main duties:

  1. Responsible for all accounts reconciliation work for all African entities
  2. Work with the finance team to sustain  a culture of control and oversight for understanding and improving the financial accounting, monitoring and reporting systems.
  3. Working closely with other relevant operational peers to ensure that process risks are minimised
  4. Ensure all Group requests are addressed timely and accurately
  5. Recognition of month end transactions to assist in an accurate and fast close process
  6. Involvement in budgeting and forecasting process
  7. Cash flow forecasting, including payment processing
  8. Review of annual financial statements
  9. Prepare accurate and comprehensive management information within the timescales agreed
  10. Assist in  process documentation and ensuring they are updated and maintained to high standard

The skills we would expect from our applicants:

  • 3-4 years of experience in a busy accounting environment
  • Professional accounting qualification is desirable
  • Enthusiastic and positive can-do attitude
  • An ability to work independently and contribute positively in a team environment
  • Attention to detail, strong numeracy, verbal and written communication
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer literacy including spreadsheet skills
  • Being responsible, reliable and accountable
  • Self-motivated

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