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Accountant

Telkom Kenya
Nairobi, Kenya

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

Who We Are:
Telkom connects the people that keep Kenya on the move. It does this by providing integrated telecommunications solutions to individuals, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), Government and large corporates in Kenya, drawing from a diverse solutions suite that includes voice, data, mobile money as well as network services. Powered by its vast Fiber optic infrastructure, it is also a major provider of wholesale, carrier-to-carrier traffic within the country and the region.

Role Purpose:
The job holder will be responsible managing the accounting processes for Telkom Kenya recording, verify, and processing all transactional elements and ensuring accounting asserting assertions of completeness, valuation accuracy, validity and completeness of company liabilities/claims, analyze costs/expenses on a continuous basis and for end month reporting, to ensure expenses and accruals are valid, relate to business and are duly supported by contracts for goods and services rendered.

Responsibilities

Key Duties and
Responsibilities
  • Consolidate data inputs from all business sections for budget forecasting, performance measurement planning and reporting to assist management in operational decision making
  • Stakeholder reporting on business performance
  • Handle statutory deductions such as declaration of compulsory payments to Government.
  • Assist with sending out instructions to the bank as the Agent to the bank and handle all bank-related queries.
  • Maintain and perform general ledger reconciliations including DFS Ledger Accounts, VAT, withholding tax.
  • Prepare month-end closing of management accounts.
  • Coordinate auditors’ requests when they visit the organization during auditing exercises
  • Ensure that all finance-related controls are followed through and all criteria is met
  • Review bank reconciliations daily to ensure that all the banking transactions have been uploaded into the DFS system
  • Monitor agents’ float accounts to ensure that they are within allowed limits
  • Other duties assigned
Academic background & Professional Knowledge:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance
  • Certified Accountant –CPA(K) or ACCA
  • 2– 5 years’ experience, preferably in the telecommunications or related industry
Here Are The Skills We Are Looking For:
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting standards (IFRS)
  • Hands on experience with any ERP system
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Great attention to detail;
  • Advanced knowledge of accounting applications
  • Budgetary monitoring
  • Process discipline
  • Strong business and financial acumen




Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Telkom Kenya

Head Office: Telkom Plaza – Ralph Bunche Rd, Nairobi, KE
500-1000 people
Telecommunications
Website

Telkom connects the people that keep Kenya on the move. It does this by providing integrated telecommunications solutions to individuals, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), Government and large corporates in Kenya, drawing from a diverse solutions suite that includes voice, data, mobile money as well as network services. Powered by its vast fibre optic infrastructure, it is also a major provider of wholesale, carrier-to-carrier traffic within the country and the region. Telkom is building on a strong, consumer-centric ethos that is committed to providing innovative, accessible and refreshingly simple communications solutions that suit customers’ everyday communication needs.

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