Accountant

Degree.
Job Code AHF-JB-9644F.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements: Bachelors degree in Finance, Economics and Statistics, Financial Engineering, any Finance and accounting related Major.

Experience: We dont necessarily base competency on previous experience. However, a candidate must pass a face to face interview upon selection The face to face interviews will be conducted in July. More communication will be done on this to specific candidates

About the job

As an Accountant, you will be responsible for managing financial transactions, preparing financial reports, and ensuring compliance with accounting principles and regulations. Your role will involve maintaining accurate financial records, analyzing financial data, and providing insights to support decision-making. Key responsibilities include:

1. Recording financial transactions, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and general ledger entries, in accordance with established procedures and accounting standards.

2. Reconciling bank statements, accounts payable, and accounts receivable to ensure accuracy and completeness of financial data.

3. Preparing financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements, on a regular basis to provide insights into the organization's financial performance.

4. Analyzing financial data and trends to identify variances, anomalies, and opportunities for improvement.

5. Assisting in the budgeting and forecasting process by preparing financial projections and providing input on revenue and expense estimates.

6. Supporting external audits by providing documentation, explanations, and reconciliations as needed.

7. Ensuring compliance with financial regulations and reporting requirements, including GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and tax laws.

8. Collaborating with other departments, such as finance, operations, and procurement, to gather and analyze financial information and support decision-making.

9. Participating in the development and implementation of accounting policies, procedures, and internal controls to safeguard assets and maintain financial integrity.

10. Staying informed about changes in accounting standards, regulations, and industry best practices.

Skill Requirements

1. Strong understanding of accounting principles, concepts, and practices..

2. Proficiency in financial analysis, reporting, and reconciliation.

3. Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in financial record-keeping.

4. Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.

5. Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

6. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and accounting software.

Nairobi, Kenya
1.4M -1.6M
Estimate sal. Per Year
  • Kindly note that if you qualify for this role, you will start working once we have officially started operations in Kenya. Currently, we are in the final steps of approvals from kenyan authorities. We estimate this will take a few months. Once you qualify, more details on reporting date and location will be communicated through your personal contacts. Success!