Financial Accountant Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Janta Kenya


Statutory reporting ,budgeting, managing tax matters, coordinating internal and external audits, , preparation of board reports and liaising with tax authorities on all tax issues and coordinating tax reviews
The Financial accountant will also coordinate the accounting of Fixed Assets.
Ensuring all accounting transactions comply with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) as well as compliance with donor and Joint Venture owner requirements.



Reports to Chief Finance Officer/Head of Finance.
Supervise Finance staff – Accountants and Assistant Accountants.


Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements (balance sheets and income statements, cashflows)
Organise internal audits
Monitor and report on monthly balance sheet reconciliations and identify and solve any accounting discrepancies
Analyse financial trends
Perform month-end and year-end close processes and coordinate processing of audit adjustments
Coordinate external audits, file income tax returns and coordinate with Company secretaries for filing of annual returns.
Supervise the management and accounting of the company’s assets
Preparation of the monthly and annual board packs
Preparation of the statutory financial statements and liaising with auditors to ensure the statutory accounts are correct
Liaising with and reporting to the Chief Finance Officer
Managing and developing other accountancy staff
Assembling data for tax filings where and when required
Keeping abreast of some tax related developments


Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance and / or relevant field professional qualification (e.g. CPA (K), ACCA etc.
At least 5 years relevant experience in a similar role.
Proven work experience as a Financial Accountant or similar role
Experience in coordinating Internal and external audits
Knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards and application thereon
Good understanding of month end procedures
Knowledge of tax laws and provisions of the Company’s Act 2015. Demonstrated knowledge of Tax filing and calculation of taxable income (if any)
Advanced knowledge of MS Excel
Strong IT skills


Ability to meet strict deadlines, multitask in a busy office and uphold and develop team spirit
Strong supervisory skills
Coaching and mentoring skills
Analytical and attentive to detail
Confidentiality and integrity
Good interpersonal and communication skills


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