Capital Markets and Accounting Advisor Job in Nairobi, Kenya 2019
Career Employment Kenya: Capital Markets and Accounting Advisor Job in Nairobi, Kenya 2019
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

Vacant Position: Capital Markets and Accounting Advisor

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Our Client is seeking to recruit a Capital Markets and Accounting Advisor

Job Summary: To provide capital markets and accounting advisory services

Job roles and responsibilities:

  • Provide accounting advisory services to clients on complex accounting issues including revenue recognition, business combinations, consolidations, financial instruments, income taxes and stock-based compensation
  • Conduct and facilitate IFRS trainings and seminars both internal and external
  • Advice clients on complex accounting and financial reporting matters arising from divestitures, mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, debt and equity security offerings, IFRS adoption among others
  • Provide support on accounting and reporting technical matters, including topics such as revenue recognition, impairment of goodwill and business combinations
  • Develop or validate various models used to perform fair value calculations on financial instruments
  • Lead efficient and effective working teams to address client’s complex accounting and reporting issues
  • Analyse prospective financial statements, identify issues and propose strategies related to the procedures executed as well as actively contribute to report generation.

Knowledge, experience and qualifications required

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or related discipline.
  • Should possess an accounting qualification e.g. CA/ACCA/CPA
  • At least 4-6 years’ experience
  • Extensive knowledge of IFRS and related financial reporting concepts and rules to resolve client issues, for example such as relating to: Financial instruments; Leasing; Consolidations; IFRS conversions; Fair value assessments; Revenue recognition; and Business combination regulations.
  • Experience in serving large public and private clients in a variety of industries.
  • Experience and/or a proven record of success in a project engagement role related to, advising multi-national, publicly traded companies and private equity firms on a broad range of technical accounting, financial reporting, and capital markets accounting topics.

Personal Attributes

  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Confident, articulate and clear communication skills.
  • Strong numerical and advanced analytical skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Sound problem solving, decision making and judgement skills.
  • Excellent ability to build strong working relationships.
  • Able to inspire and leads others to achieve challenging results.
  • Integrity and good moral standing.
  • Business acumen and commercial skills.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills.

To apply, send your CV and cover letter only to before close of business 20th September 2019

NB: Flexi Personnel does not charge candidates for job placement