African Trade Insurance Agency YPP – General Accountant Jobs in Kenya

African Trade Insurance Agency YPP – General Accountant Jobs in Kenya


Job Description for the Young Professional General Accountant

  • Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Young Professional General Accountant during
    the 12 months training, will assist the Investments /General Accountant in the maintenance of accurate accounts, as per approved policies and procedures.

    The Young Professional will perform in particular the following functions and duties:

  • Assist to develop, maintain and implement proper operational controls for financial
    efficiency;

  • Co-ordinate payments to suppliers/creditors ensuring payments are made within the agreed date;

  • Assist in preparing monthly financial performance and financial position reports, cashflow projections, including periodic financial reports;

  • Undertake the reconciliation of balance sheet accounts relating to business transactions on a monthly basis;

  • Assist in preparing the annual Financial Statements in according to IFRS;

  • Assist Underwriters in financial appraisals and financial risk analysis;

  • Ensure complete operational compliance with financial manuals, Board and Management financial instructions and applicable Loan and Banking Agreements;

  • Recording investment transactions in Syndil investment software;

  • Preparing investment instructions for execution by fund managers;

  • Recording claim provisions on a monthly basis;

  • Processing claim payments;

  • Assisting with investments and claims reconciliations;

  • Any Adhoc tasks that may arise within
    the Finance unit.

    Qualifications & Skills

  • Be a citizen of a member country of ATI;

  • Be 35 years of age or younger by December 2021;

  • 2-3 years’ experience

  • A Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA), Finance or Accounting Option

  • Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting or Finance;

  • Professional accounting qualifications e.g. CPA or ACCA;

  • Data and analytic skills will be an added advantage;

  • Knowledge of basic accounting procedures;

  • Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications;

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines;

  • Good planning and organisation skills;

  • Ability to prioritize tasks.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; African Trade Insurance Agency YPP – General Accountant Jobs in Kenya


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