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Accountant - Nairobi

Closing: Apr 8, 2024

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Published: Mar 25, 2024 (31 days ago)

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Key Requirements Skills, experience and qualification

  • A bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field required
  • CPA certification
  • MUST be very familiar with SAGE Systems, be able to implement it and train others on the same.
  • At least 8 years’ experience working as an accountant in an hotel setting
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and practices, including IFRS.
  • Proficiency in accounting software (e.g., QuickBooks, Xero) and Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to collaborate cross-functionally.
  • Integrity and discretion when handling sensitive financial information.
  • Willingness to adapt to changing priorities and take on new challenges as needed.
  • Positive attitude and commitment to contributing to a collaborative team environment.


Responsibilities

Key Requirements Skills, experience and qualification

  • A bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field required
  • CPA certification
  • MUST be very familiar with SAGE Systems, be able to implement it and train others on the same.
  • At least 8 years’ experience working as an accountant in an hotel setting
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and practices, including IFRS.
  • Proficiency in accounting software (e.g., QuickBooks, Xero) and Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to collaborate cross-functionally.
  • Integrity and discretion when handling sensitive financial information.
  • Willingness to adapt to changing priorities and take on new challenges as needed.
  • Positive attitude and commitment to contributing to a collaborative team environment.


  • Develop and manage annual and multi-year budgets that are adequate for the organization’s needs including preparation of periodic budget forecasts.
  • Prepare and maintain cash flow analyses as needed.
  • Analyze monthly financial statements (balance sheet, income statement, and statement of cash flows) and effectively convey analysis to staff as requested.
  • Assist in preparing year-end accounts for audit.
  • Ensure operational compliance with policies, procedures, and regulations for any necessary entities.
  • Process vendor and statutory payments.
  • Process employee reimbursements including managing employee impress charges and reconcile impress accounts.
  • Reconcile bank accounts and general ledger accounts as assigned.
  • Respond to inquiries from staff regarding budgets, deposits, disbursement, and grant reporting requests.
  • Assist in reconciling all balance sheet and income statement accounts on a monthly/quarterly basis as indicated by the monthly closing schedule.
  • Process payroll and report payroll taxes for the organization
  • Perform basic office management duties as requested.
  • To perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by Finance Lead


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