FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT
JOB REF: EHC/1752/2023.
Kenya
Accounting & Audit

Reporting: Financial Controller

Job Description

The Financial Accountant is responsible for processing of accounting transactions, preparation of reconciliation and supporting schedules that provide integrity and confidence in the balance sheet as accurate and collaborative improvement of finance and business systems.

Accounting, Reporting & Auditing: 

  • Maintain, in conjunction with the Financial Controller, the monthly cash flow forecast file for the company to ensure that cash is available for operations for at least 12 months.
  • Ensure that strong internal controls exist and are followed over the working Capital, inventory and fixed assets.
  • Preparing reconciliations and reviewing all general ledger items with the financial controller on monthly basis
  • Maintaining accurate Fixed asset register is accurate.
  • Processing all finance and accounting transactions in the ERP by the 3rd every month
  • Process payments and work with the other department to ensure business needs are met.
  • Recognition of revenue and accurate billing of clients
  • Maintaining fixed assets register ensuring that assets are properly recognized, and depreciation calculated appropriately.
  • Ensure intercompany accounts between the other related parties are accurate and are reconciled on a monthly basis.
  • Liaise with external auditors, bankers and Insurance es
  • Implement the Management letter recommendations as advised by the External Auditors

 

Tax & Regulatory Compliance

  • Prepare and verify that tax filings VAT, PAYE, withholding taxes, NSSF and NHIF calculations, corporate income tax are accurate and are filed before the statutory due dates
  • Ensure tax compliance with the relevant regulators and become an expert in local tax law to ensure optimal planning

Analysis and Process Improvement

  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement in areas of responsibility.
  • Collaborate on working groups and committees as requested.
  • Conduct reviews and evaluation for cost-reduction opportunities.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a progressively advanced accountant
  • Qualified Accountant
  • Exposure to Sage X3 is a must.

Competencies:

  1. Working capital management
  2. Financial statement analysis
  3. External audit management
  4. Cashflow management & forecasting
  5. Balance sheet reconciliation
  6. Cost and project accounting
  7. Tax & regulatory knowledge

How to apply:

Interested and qualified candidates to send their application to: recruitment@eaglehr.co.ke stating current/past and expected gross salary.

Applications should be received on or before close of business on Wednesday 16th August 2023.

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