ALX Senior Accountant - REA Jobs in Kenya

ALX Senior Accountant - REA Jobs in Kenya

About the Job

  • The mission of the Senior Accountant job is ensuring that as a for profit company The Room and ALX operates ethically with best in class systems and is a cost effective organization.

  • The goals of the Senior Accountant job are ensuring operational excellence for the organization and subsequent stakeholder satisfaction as well as contributing to our business strategy and our bottom line which is based on being a cost effective organization.

    The main activities of this role will be:

  • To take ownership of the day-to-day, monthly and year end operations of the Accounting/Finance department and maintain the integrity of the general ledger at all times

  • To lead the month end close process in line with group reporting deadlines

  • To perform general accounts analysis and reconciliations including bank statements, fixed assets, accruals, prepayments, deferred revenue and intercompany matching

  • To process monthly payroll for +70 staff Assist in year end close and prepare for statutory audit in line with set deadlines and statutory requirements

  • To prepare weekly cash flow forecast to support treasury management

  • To develop and ensure compliance with group policies and regulatory requirements

  • To liaise with banks, tax authority and other relevant external parties

  • To assist the Financial Controller with ad hoc projects including investors’ reporting and budget

    Job Skills, Mindsets & Background

  • You are a qualified accountant (ACCA or equivalent) with at least 3 years of post-qualification experience in an accounting role

  • You have strong auditing, accounting and financial skills

  • You are detail oriented and triple-check important documents, emails, presentations, etc.

  • You are proficient with spreadsheets and you have working
    knowledge of an accounting software

  • You have great written and verbal communication skills, including ability to interact effectively at various levels of stakeholder management

  • You have a frugal mentality and are a strategic thinker that can help us become lean and financially efficient

  • You have an open mindset: Should be open to changes and the unknown

    You Will Love The Room If...

  • Initiative & Courage: You have an owners’ approach and you are proactive with what needs to be done; you also embrace risks and failure

  • Humility & Adaptability: You have a beginners’ mindset and you always seek to learn; you are also flexible and embrace pivoting

  • Possibility & Adventure: You are passionate about life, you have a growth mindset and you can thrive on uncertain circumstances and uncharted territory

  • Resilience: You tackle difficult situations with a can-do attitude and are relentless in the pursuit of your goals

  • Emergent Leadership: You are aware, and can manage, your emotions and those of others very well, you also have an empathetic, collaborative approach to leadership and you love working with others

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; ALX Senior Accountant - REA Jobs in Kenya

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