Chief Accountant - Financial Accounting Jobs in Kenya

Chief Accountant - Financial Accounting Jobs in Kenya

Job Specifications

  • Planning and ensuring production of financial statements and coordination of external audits.

  • Coordinating the annual External Audit within the department.

  • Managing treasury activities and recommending to management investment options for surplus funds and fulfilling daily cash requirements of the organization.

  • Review the information processing systems and recommending improvements and ensuring that the existing internal controls are working and being adhered to by all.

  • Manage the treasury function to ensure availability of funds to meet the Company’s obligations as they fall due

  • Supervise receipting of incoming cheques and bank transfers

  • Ensure payments are done through EFT.

  • Ensure accurate banking and printing of bank statements, monitoring and preparation of daily cash position report

  • Verify Bank Reconciliations

  • Monitor and ensure debt repayment and draw down.

  • Ensure accurate posting of bank statements.

    Person Specifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Commerce (Accounting option) or its recognized equivalent qualifications.

  • CPA (K) or its recognized equivalent qualifications.

  • A minimum of eight (8) years relevant work experience three (3) of which must have been at Senior Management level.

  • Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or any other recognized professional body.

  • Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks.

  • Proficiency in computer applications.

  • Demonstrated competence in work performance;

  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

    Key Skills and Competencies

  • In-depth knowledge of financial management, credit evaluation techniques, loss control methods, due diligence processes and taxation law.

  • Considerable knowledge of principles, methods and practices of governmental accounting and budgeting.

  • Excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to develop and prepare relevant reports for management.

  • Ability to resolve problems in a timely manner, gather and analyze information skillfully.

  • Ability to maintain professional status, high integrity and keep abreast of evolving trends in accounting and finance through continuing professional development.

  • Proficiency in financial and statistical packages.

  • Ability to deliver Kenya Pipeline Company’s articulated vision for.

  • Change, create a sense of urgency around change and motivates staff to join change efforts.

    How to Apply

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