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Senior Accountant 

Job Title                                 :           Senior Accountant

Reports To:                            :           General Manager – Finance

Overall Job Summary:

Improve efficiency in the Technical Division.

  Responsibilities

  • Preparing periodical financial reports, including the profit and loss statement and balance sheet on a monthly and annual basis
  • Preparing weekly cash flow statement reports and controlling expenditure and cash flow
  • Developing financial statements for account reconciliations, account receivables, account payables, revenue expenditure, etc
  • Perform month-end closing activities such as account reconciliation, revenue accounting, expense accounting, etc.
  • Ensure financial records comply with company policies and accounting principles
  • Analyzing data and examining financial records to ensure accuracy and no material errors
  • Identify accounting errors or discrepancies and suggest necessary corrective action
  • Oversee account receivables and payables activities
  • Playing a key role in the preparation of yearend accounts and statutory accounts
  • Support business profitability and growth through identifying insights from financial data and making recommendations on the same
  • Preparation of management accounts
  • Lead the preparation of annual budget, forecast and projections.
  • Effectively manage working capital and cash flows to drive a healthy liquidity position for the business
  • Review and analyze current accounting systems and internal controls, making suggestions for improvement where necessary
  • Carrying out tax reporting, preparing and submitting tax returns on a timely basis
  • Carrying out procurement functions
  • Support other departments and group companies in financial analysis where necessary
  • Assist in preparing the necessary documentation for annual financial audits and act as key liaison with external auditor
  • Lead, coach, and mentor the financial accounting team

 Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or other business-related field
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA / K; or ACCA)
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Financial Services industry 3 of which should have been at management level.

Role Competencies

  • Ability to develop strong working relationships
  • Experience in ERP systems, preferably SAP Business One
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High level of commercial and business awareness
  • High levels of diligence and precision
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to anticipate risks
  • Excellent Excel capabilities
  • Excellent communication capabilities, both written and verbal
  • Passionate about learning and continuous improvement
  • Strong risk analysis skills
  • Ability to deliver quality work under pressure and stick to time constraints in order to meet deadlines
  • Positive attitude and can-do mentality
  • Experienced in leading teams

 How to Apply

If you meet the above minimum requirements, send your application through the link https://www.fuzu.com/kenya/jobs/senior-accountant-ga-insurance-limited indicate the position applied for on the email subject line to be received on or before 17th  January 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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