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Finance and Accounting Analyst -Zurit

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Cytonn Investments is an independent investments management firm, with offices in Nairobi - Kenya and D.C. Metro - U.S. We are primarily focused on offering alternative investment solutions to global and local institutional investors, individual high net-worth investors, and diaspora investors interested in the East-African region.

Our investments are in real estate and private equity. Real estate investments are made through our development affiliate, Cytonn Real Estate, where we currently have over Kshs. 82 billion (USD 820 mn) of projects under mandate across ten projects. In private equity, we invest in banking, insurance, education, hospitality and technology. Our financial services investments in Sub Saharan Africa are made through our Cytonn Financial Services Fund (CFSF) through which we are the 6th largest shareholder in NIC Bank in Kenya. Investments in education and hospitality are made through Cytonn Education Services and Cytonn Hospitality, respectively.
We are looking for a dynamic, talented and highly motivated person to fill the position of Finance and Accounting Analyst.
The successful candidate will be in charge of Consolidating and analyzing financial data, taking into account company's goals and financial standing. Providing creative alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs and improve financial performance. This position will report to the Finance and Accounting Associate.


  1. Reviewing & Approving all payment vouchers
  2. Preparing schedules for all accounts in the general ledger under management
  3. Ensuring subsidiary books are reconciled at all times (trade receivables, trade payables and inventory)
  4. Preparing daily, weekly, monthly and ad hoc reports to support business decision making.
  5. Preparing budgets and financial forecasts.
  6. Ensuring postings are done in the system based on approved source documents.
  7. Assisting in financial reporting and provide analysis for the management accounts.
  8. Ensuring the entities under management are compliant with all taxation and other regulatory requirements. These includes PAYE, NSSF, NHIF, NITA, VAT and WHT.
  9. Continuously identify areas of policy and operational improvement in area of operation.
  10. Training and assist others within a team environment.
  11. Reconciling the inter company balances between the entities in the company
  12. Any other duties as may be prescribed from time to time

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required skills: CPA certification; Training program planning; Compliance; Financial reporting; Budgeting, financial planning; Bookkeeping; General ledger; Accounting
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Real estate

Cytonn Investments is an investments and real estate company, with offices in Nairobi - Kenya and DC Metro area - U.S. We are primarily focused on offering alternative investment solutions to global institutional investors, individual high net-worth investors, local institutional investors and diaspora investors interested in the East-African region. Our alternative investments solutions are based on four main products: real estate, structured solutions, private equity and advisory. Most of the investment opportunities in Sub Saharan Africa are not in the listed markets, hence our focus on alternative investments to find uncommon value and returns for our clients.

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