Accountant Job in Kenya 2021
Career Employment Kenya: Accountant Job in Kenya 2021
Job Description: Today Work Kenya


Job Description

Reporting to the
Innovations & Partnerships Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for
applying accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information,
prepare accurate and timely financial reports & statements, and ensure
appropriate accounting control procedures. Additionally, he/she will be
responsible for supportive services such as office administration, claims
administration by ensuring efficient and seamless settlement of claims to the
delight of all stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining
    books of accounts while ensuring statutory and management accounts are
    prepared accurately and submitted on time.
  • Convening
    a fortnightly credit committee meeting, and ensuring debtors are managed
    effectively. .
  • Co-coordinating
    all tax computations and remittances for the company.
  • Safeguarding
    the company’s assets and resources against loss, theft and ineffective use
    by installing and maintaining appropriate internal control systems. Report
    exceptions in the quarterly self-audit report.
  • Steering
    the designing of accounting systems; manage their implementation,
    maintenance and modification.
  • Liaising
    with external auditors and statutory bodies to ensure compliance as
    required by the Insurance and Companies Acts.
  • Ensuring
    compliance with finance and accounting standards and regulations.
  • Participating
    in direct preparation of budgets & forecasts, and report performance
    against actual.
  • Efficient
    and effective management of the company’s business cycle in relation to
    timely debt collection, timely processing of payments for goods and
    services rendered.
  • Reviewing
    cash flows and financial requirements for the organization.
  • Ensuring
    ISO standards are implemented and maintained.
  • Attend
    to any other duty that may be assigned from time to time.

Minimum Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge & Key

  • Bachelor’s
    degree in business, finance, accountancy, statistics, economics or related
  • Certified
    Public Accountant or equivalent.
  • Minimum
    5 years in a similar position with working experience of; preparation of
    financial statements, use of comprehensive electronic accounting systems,
    use of electronic financial analysis & reporting tools.
  • High
    level of integrity especially in regards to confidentiality.
  • Strong
    foundation of basic insurance knowledge including an understanding of
    underwriting, insurance market trends, finance, statistics and economics.
  • Expertise
    in interpreting information.
  • Strong
    written and oral communication skills.
  • Good
    analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Good
    computer knowledge especially using excel.
  • Good
    decision-making ability.
  • Ability
    to work under deadline pressure.

How To Apply

If you believe you meet
the above requirements, send your applications to the following address:
 on or before 28th
September 2021
. Please put the position applied for as the
subject of the email.