Centum Capital Accountants Jobs in Kenya

Centum Capital Accountants Jobs in Kenya

Job Details

  • Centum is East Africa's leading investment company listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange and Uganda Securities Exchange.

  • We are an investment channel providing investors with access to a portfolio of inaccessible, quality, diversified investments.

  • Our Key objective is to consistently generate market beating returns by building extraordinary enterprises throughout Africa.

    Job Brief

  • Greenblade Growers a subsidiary of Centum seeks to recruit Accountants for its Tumaini Operations in Ol Kalau.

    Job Purpose

  • Primarily responsible for all Greenblade accounting including cost tracking, reporting and provides day to day accounting to support project delivery.

    Main responsibilities

  • Pre-construction development pipelines project accounting

    • Coordinate with the Greenblade team to track and report projected cash needs for all projects in the development pipeline on a bi- weekly basis

    • Track project cost, process invoices and prepare entries to appropriately reflect all development

    • project costs and activities from inception through to construction

    • Generate monthly project reports, assist sales and project management team with production of monthly revenues including reporting on project variances of actuals vs budget and updating forecasts

    • Create data room and provide financial due diligence materials / documents
    Project cost tracking and accounts payable processing

    • Review project invoices for processing and payment

    • Prepare and enter project related entries to accurately account for all projects costs

    • Manage the monthly construction draw down process with the project team

    • Track assigned project budgets and lead monthly budget meetings to identify and discuss any cost / budget issues

    • Prepare routine or regular papers for development projects to facilitate filing of tax returns

    • Reconcile project budget with actuals and prepare project update report

    • Responsible for bank deposits and payments including bank and loan account reconciliations

    • Responsible for accounts payable, account receivable matching, data entry and reconciling accounts.


    • Prepare, analyse, monitor and report project financial information including budgets, expenditure, forecasts, cost control and cash flows

    • Assist the development and construction teams in
    preparation and update of budgets and forecasts including detailed and challenge of the numbers.

    • Track all project costs and budget including processing of all related invoices and lead monthly budget meetings to identify and discuss any cost / budget issues

    • Coordinate with the project team and group finance team to reconcile project budgets against funding line / financing source

    • Identify and report on expenditure, budget and income variations as well as implementing monitoring processes to provide for effective project management and deliver

    Other duties

    • Organization of physical accounting files, maintain project related records including insurance, contracts and LPO’s

    • Ensure financial management tools and information systems are up to date and reconciled between themselves

    • Perform own administrative duties

    Minimum qualifications

    • Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Business Administration or an equivalent.

    • CPA(K) or equivalent is a must.

    • Expertise in financial operations, accounting controls, working capital management, financial statement reporting and analysis, regulatory compliance, tax management and budgeting.

    • Up-to-date applied knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards and tax regulations.

    • Experience of having worked as a Senior accountant in a large organization.

    • Experience in Project Management will be an added advantage

    • Excellent analytical and numerical abilities

    • Proficiency in IT- SAP Experience is mandatory

    • Excellent communication skills, problem solver with strong attention to detail

    • Team player with ability to work effectively and make decisions independently

    • Commercial awareness and sound business knowledge

    How to Apply

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