Senior Accountant Job Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya (350K)

Position Title: Senior Accountant

Industry: IT

Location: Nairobi

Gross Salary: Kshs 250,000 – Kshs 350,000

Our client is a start-up founded by technology enthusiasts with more than 30 years’ experience in the data center industry across the world.

They have recently received their series B funding and are looking at expanding their team.

They seek to hire a detail-oriented senior accountant to perform and coordinate accounting duties at the Finance Headquarters (HQ) department within the organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain Chart of Accounts
  • Inter-company reconciliation
  • FX rate distribution and check on revaluation
  • Perform consolidation
  • Perform all accounting for all Holding companies
  • Perform account reconciliation
  • Assisting with annual audit preparations
  • Prepare tax returns
  • Performing other accounting duties as assigned

Skills and Qualifications

  • Master degree in Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant – CPA (K).
  • Between 5 – 10 years’ experience with accounting and reporting at HQ level in a commercial, international multi company and multi-currency environment
  • Working knowledge of tax legislation and GAAP
  • Should be familiar with costing, taxation, and costs analysis.
  • Strong financial analysis skills
  • Should be hands-on and pro-active, self‐motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Basic knowledge and interest/affinity to IFRS and its application and International Accounting Standards(IAS)
  • Experienced in handling sensitive information and showing a high level of integrity
  • Experience with ZohoBooks is a plus
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal in English,
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills, a strong team player.
  • Strong attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and ability to effectively prioritize work to meet deadlines.
  • Critical, analytical, and creative thinking to identify and solve problems.
  • Ability to train staff both in HQ team as well as Finance teams in operating companies (other countries)

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Senior Accountant – IT) to before 25th May 2022.