Accountant Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Summit Recruitment

Position Summary:

The successful candidate will assist senior management in making critical business decisions by analyzing and presenting key financial data and assist in overseeing accounting procedures prepare forecasts, budgets and risk analysis.

The desired candidate must be a strategist and decision maker with an exceptional mathematical mind combined with a strong business orientation and capable of assuming cost accounting tasks.

Responsibilities:

Gather and analyze financial information for internal use
Support budgeting and funding
Assist the company in managing its investment portfolio
Assume responsibility of accounting procedures
Evaluate the company’s performance using key data
Make forecasts to assist business planning and decision-making
Conduct risk assessment and advise on ways to minimize risk
Advise on problems and suggest improvements
Providing a support service to the group chief accountant
Supervise lower-level personnel

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Finance option), BA in accounting/finance
Proven experience as management accountant minimum – 3 years
Solid knowledge of basic and advanced accounting and financial principles and practices
Excellent knowledge of cost accounting and reporting
Excellent knowledge or risk analysis, budgeting and forecasting
Working knowledge of financial software and MS Office
Analytical mind with aptitude in math
Excellent communication and presentation skills
A problem-solver with attention to detail
Organizational and leadership skills
CPA certification will be an added advantage

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