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Accountant - Finance Shared Services

Closing: Sep 12, 2022

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Published: Sep 6, 2022 (21 days ago)

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Job Ref: AS/LBD/02

THE JOB:

We are looking for a hardworking, committed, self-driven and result-oriented individual to fill in the newly created position of Finance Shared Services Accountant. The position is based in Naivasha.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS/COMPETENCIES

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a busy and demanding Finance department.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting /Finance/Commerce.
  • Actively pursuing qualifications for any of the following: CPA/ACCA/CIMA.
  • Possess good accounting and quantitative skills.
  • Keen attention to detail and accuracy of work and strong awareness of accounting controls.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, particularly strong Excel skills required.
  • Experience using ERP systems. Knowledge of SAP applications e.g., SAPB1 would be a clear advantage.
  • Ability to tackle repetitive, high-volume processes/workload consistently and effectively within the set timelines and deadlines. Able to work under pressure with minimal supervision.
  • Reliable and able to deliver to expectations on a timely and consistent basis.
  • Willingness to work based on flexible hours to enable timely deliverables.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and build strong relationships with internal customers, taking into account the cultural and international diversity of the US and UK counterparts.
  • Ability to learn and adapt to UK and US accounting rules.
  • Team player, honest, upholds high integrity and confidentiality.


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Job Ref: AS/LBD/02

THE JOB:

We are looking for a hardworking, committed, self-driven and result-oriented individual to fill in the newly created position of Finance Shared Services Accountant. The position is based in Naivasha.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS/COMPETENCIES

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a busy and demanding Finance department.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting /Finance/Commerce.
  • Actively pursuing qualifications for any of the following: CPA/ACCA/CIMA.
  • Possess good accounting and quantitative skills.
  • Keen attention to detail and accuracy of work and strong awareness of accounting controls.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, particularly strong Excel skills required.
  • Experience using ERP systems. Knowledge of SAP applications e.g., SAPB1 would be a clear advantage.
  • Ability to tackle repetitive, high-volume processes/workload consistently and effectively within the set timelines and deadlines. Able to work under pressure with minimal supervision.
  • Reliable and able to deliver to expectations on a timely and consistent basis.
  • Willingness to work based on flexible hours to enable timely deliverables.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and build strong relationships with internal customers, taking into account the cultural and international diversity of the US and UK counterparts.
  • Ability to learn and adapt to UK and US accounting rules.
  • Team player, honest, upholds high integrity and confidentiality.


Reporting to the Finance Director with a dotted line to the respective function heads of the UK and US entities, the job holder will be required but not limited to carry out the following work:

UK entity

  1. Processing of accounts payable transactions. Posting of supplier invoices, collating of supplier payment information and supplier account reconciliations.

US entity

  1. Processing of accounts payable transactions. Posting of supplier invoices, collating of supplier payment information and supplier account reconciliations.
  2. Processing of general ledger accounting entries for the US entity. Posting of credit card expenses.
  3. Posting of payroll journals.
  4. Inter-company reconciliations. Coordinate as the focal point for inter-company and related party transactions. All accounts are fully reconciled and agreed with counter parties.
  5. Assist with bank reconciliations by ensuring timely and accurate recording of bank transactions.
  6. Monthly reporting of the financial information on the group reporting tool.


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