Job Summary

Our client in the hospitality sector is seeking to recruit a Chief Accountant who will be responsible for financial reporting of the company by analysing performance and the company’s financial position, enhancing financial control systems and managing the finance team.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 7 years

Job Description/Requirements

The Ideal candidate Must have experience in the Hospitality sector.

Key Responsibilities:
•    Prepare timely monthly financial statements, payments and cash-flow management reports.
•    Developing and monitoring the annual budget.
•    Producing management accounts including commentaries to assist in timely decision making.
•    Developing systems and standard operating processes (SOPs) for the finance department.
•    Finance planning and analysis including cash flow analysis and forecasting.
•    Project cost forecasts/budgets, cost tracking, monitoring and controls.
•    Work consultatively with all departments on cost reduction and managing these initiatives.
•    Tax planning, reconciliations and submissions.
•    Management of foreign exchange.
•    Overseeing suppliers vetting and procurement including price negotiations.
•    Stock management and stock control.
•    Overseeing and reviewing payroll.
•    Day to day financial control activities including cash management, payments, invoicing, credit notes.
•    Debtor management.
•    Supervise the work of the team in the finance department.

•    A bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting.
•    ACCA or CPA Finalist.
•    Minimum of seven (7) years in a finance department, 3 of which must be at a senior level.
•    Experience in working with the accounting system.
•    Sound knowledge of corporate finance and accounting principles, laws and best practices.
•    Sound knowledge of KRA and tax matters, as well as staying abreast of all relevant regulations.
•    Good understanding of budgeting, financial analysis and forecasting.
•    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
•    Leadership and management skills.
•    People development skills.
•    Financial planning and reporting skills.
•    Proficient in the use of MS Office and accounting systems.

Monthly Gross salary:  250,000 – 350,000/= (Approx. 2,500 – 3,500) depending on experience and qualifications.
Deadline: 28th February 2021.
Position Level: Management.

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