Accountant Job in Mombasa, Kenya 2021
Career Employment Kenya: Accountant Job in Mombasa, Kenya 2021
Job Description: Today Recruitment Kenya

JOB VACANCY: ACCOUNTANT (MOMBASA)

JOB SUMMARY: Provide leadership to the Accounts sub-function in Mombasa Unit in the implementation of sound accounting, budgeting and financial control policies, systems and procedures in accordance with International Accounting Standards.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate the preparation of accurate and up-to date financial and management accounting information to facilitate decision making, including capturing accurately all the primary data in both Sub-Ledgers and the General Ledger;
  • Establish and maintain effective internal control systems and procedures;
  • Coordinate the unit budget process and prepare special revisions;
  • Design and implement effective systems of monitoring performance against budget;
  • Assist budget holders with preparation of business plans and capital investment appraisals;
  • Ensure timely monthly reconciliation of budget adjustments to the agreed expenditure plan;
  • Develop and monitor appropriate Key Financial Performance Indicators;
  • Ensure that operational and capital expenditure are appropriate by reviewing and comparing costs with industry standards;
  • Maintain an up- to-date assets register;
  • Equip non-finance managers with appropriate knowledge for financial decision-making;
  • Analyse and report significant budget variances and to identify, along with the Head Office Finance leadership Team, possible remedial actions;
  • Produce divisional and corporate forecasts for income and expenditure on monthly, quarterly and annual basis;
  • Provide relevant and timely monthly statements, reports and reconciliations together with appropriate interpretation and advice for the Senior Management Team according to agreed timetables;
  • Carry out effective treasury management and manage the Unit’s bank accounts;
  • Maintain robust cash handling and banking procedures;
  • Ensure that closing stocks in financial statements can be tied up to physical stocks and differences are investigated promptly and resolved;
  • Ensure full integration of all ERP financial transactions;

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Economics, Finance or other business related fields from a recognized institution.
  • Must be a qualified accountant with relevant professional qualifications such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA-K) or ACCA.
    7 years progressive experience in Finance, with at least 3 at a management level.
  • Expert knowledge of accounting, financial and management reporting.
  • Solid leadership skills.
  • Change management experience.

How to Apply

Send your updated CV to recruitment@sheerlogicltd.com by 19th Feb 2021.

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Please note that the position is based in Mombasa.