Nairobi Full Time
KSh Confidential
1 week ago

Job Summary

The person will be mainly responsible of all accounting and financial cycles including transaction processing and monthly closings

Job Description

LC Waikiki is the brand name of LC Waikiki, a leading fashion retail company with a turnover of $ 3 billion. The LC Waikiki brand is a collection of fashion for women, men and children, with its own stores established in countries across Eastern Europe, Middle East, Russia, CIS countries and Turkey. We are looking for high caliber professionals to help achieve our goal of becoming one of the largest retail groups in the world.

The Role:  Accountant

The person will be mainly responsible of all accounting and financial cycles including transaction processing and monthly closings, treasury, tax & legal, budgeting, and statutory reporting as well as management reporting.

Job Description:

  • Bookkeeping activities of the stores
  • Responsible of accounts payable process (cash & bank, supplier, contractor and customer account recording and collection/payment cycles),
  • Reconsolidation of GL accounts and monthly closing process,
  • Prepare financial statements (balance sheet, profit and loss, cash flow, etc.) and submit periodical management reports to Group Finance function,
  • Prepare and submit official declarations (to tax authority, social security institution etc.) in a timely manner,
  • Periodical bank, customer and supplier account reconciliations,
  • Payroll preparation, fixed asset register bookings,
  • Preparing all the periodical financial reports in local GAP and IFRS,
  • Support Exportation & Importation process
  • Participate in budgeting and future projections

Required Qualifications:

Education & Language Skills

  • University degree in Business Administration or Economy
  • Certified public accountant finalist or CPAK
  • Fluent English (written & verbal)

 Professional Expertise

  • Sound knowledge in local Tax laws and regulations
  • Strong accounting background with accrual accounting mentality
  • Experience in local bookkeeping
  • Sounds IFRS financial reporting knowledge Business start-up experience is an asset
  • Minimum 3-4 years of experience in similar positions; retail experience is an asset
  • Result oriented and have a positive attitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • High sense of responsibility
  • Ability to work in a multinational/multicultural environment. 

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