Senior Accountant

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Job Summary

Our client, a construction company, is looking for a Senior Accountant with the passion and commitment to drive the company's vision.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

KEY ROLES
  1. Preparations of timely and accurate monthly/quarterly management reports 
  2. General office administration
  3. Handling statutory deductions and tax payments while observing the stipulated deadline dates of submission, this includes the following axes, Income tax, VAT, PAYE, Withholding tax, NHIF, NSSF NITA levies etc. 
  4. Coordinate both external and internal audits and ensure effective implementation of audit recommendations, making of final accounts. 
  5. Responsible to check and reconcile respective bank statements on a monthly and weekly basis. 
  6. Ensuring financial transactions are properly recorded and entered into the computerized accounting systems 
  7. Reviews, investigates, and corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports. 
  8. Reviews accounts payables and weekly check runs and reconciles 
  9. Responsible for verification of income auditing, receivables & debtors reconciliation 
  10. Analyses transactional processes and identify areas where additional accuracies and efficiencies can be achieved. 
  11. Coordinate monthly closing process and reconciliation of general ledger accounts. 
  12. Provide feedback on company policies and procedures, and constantly look out for potential changes which could improve operational efficiency, reduce costs or improve cash flow management. 
  13. Implement a strict internal control framework, with adequate checks and balances, to mitigate against the risk of fraud or error. 
  14. Provide monthly cash flow forecasts for CFO to review and sign off on. 
  15. Prepare weekly lists of payment runs for approval by the CFO. 


QUALIFICATIONS 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting/Finance Option), Business Management (Accounting/Finance Option), Economics, or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution 
  • Qualified Accountant (CPA (K), ACCA, or equivalent) are a mandatory requirement 
  • Strong financial and accounting knowledge (IFRS) 
  • Strong consolidation knowledge and experience 
  • Statutory understanding (companies act and Tax) 
  • Financial analysis experience 
  • Strong background in Procurement process

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