Financial Accountant Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Summit Rrecruitment

Job Description

The ideal candidate should have a Bachelors’ degree in Accounting/Business/Economics/Finance, professional qualifications in ACCA/CPA-K/CFA with a minimum of 6 years’ proven experience and proficient in use of ERP system.

Key Responsibilities:

Assess the accuracy & completeness of financial statements and accounting records.
Create and maintain a chart of accounts.
Establish well-documented systems for record keeping & accounting.
Research financial variances & analyze financial data.
Prepare monthly reconciliations & financial statements.
Consolidate departmental budgets & compare actual costs to budgeted costs.
Regularly update management regarding the financial status of the company.
Prepare tax returns & calculate taxes owed; comply with tax requirements around payment & reporting.
Co-ordinate internal & external audits of the organization’s financial and accounting records.
Analyze business operations, financial commitments, costs, revenues & trends to develop projections for future revenue and expenses.
Provide suggestions and feedback to management regarding budget forecasts, resource utilization & tax strategy.
Supervise and direct the work activities of accounting and book keeping personnel
Ensure compliance with accounting and finance standards, best practices & government regulations.


Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance/Business/Economics, or related field.
Must have at least 6 years of proven experience.
Should be a certified CPA (K)/ACCA/CFA.
Must be Computer Literate and tech savvy.
Competent in the use of accounting software, ERP software (Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018)
Prior experience as a junior/staff accountant with a strong understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
Working Capital Management Skills.
Budgeting and forecasting skills.
Developing work plans.
Competent in Microsoft Office 365.
Capable of completing intricate tasks with a high degree of accuracy.
High moral standing with impeccable integrity.

Monthly Gross Salary: Kshs. 200, 000 – 250,000/= Gross (Approx. 2000 – 2500 USD) depending on skills and experience.

Deadline: 09th July 2018.

Job Category: Upper Mid-Level

Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya

We endeavor to make contact with all of our applicants, but unfortunately high volumes of applications make this unrealistic. If you do not hear from us within two weeks your application has not been successful on this occasion. This does not mean you will not be considered for future roles so please keep an eye on our job board and apply for positions that match your skills and experience.

*** Summit Recruitment & Search, as a policy, does not charge any fee as a pre-employment or post-employment requirement***


If you believe that you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria for this position, then please submit your application letter, attach your CV, certificates and letters of referee NOT LATER THAN 15TH June 2018 by using this url/website.