Nairobi Safari Club Chief Accountant Jobs in Kenya

Nairobi Safari Club Chief Accountant Jobs in Kenya

  • Reports directly to the General Manager & Finance Director

    Supervises and directs all Accounts personnel including:

  • Front Office Cashiers

  • F&B Cashiers

  • Parking Cashiers

  • Stores personnel

  • Cost controllers

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Handle full spectrum of financial and cost accounting role e.g. forecasting, budgeting, etc

  • Responsible for day to day finance and accounts operations

  • Ensure that all accounting records are maintained i.e. ledgers and subsidiary books of accounts.

  • Preparation of Hotel financial statements and ensure timely closing of accounts

  • The continuous audit of all accounts, records and transactions of the Hotel.

  • The maintenance of Cost Control records and taking of accurate physical inventories and generally supervise the Cost Controller and his/her assistants.

  • Analysis of variances, excess usage of Stores, Food and Beverage Stores items.

  • Approving daily sales/covers reports and ensuring all reports are prepared and issued on timely basis by the income auditor.

  • Approving all disbursement vouchers

  • Checking banking is done daily and correctly

  • Perform cash flow forecasting, budgeting and working closely with the operations in analyzing margins, variances and cost analysis

  • Carrying out surprise cash counts and ensuring a float file is maintained.

  • Checking bank reconciliation statements.

  • Examining payroll, ensuring unclaimed wages and service are banked.

  • Approving LPO’s in conjunction with the Head of Finance/General Manager.

  • Preparing/supervising and reviewing the month end closing vouchers and accounts ensuring all journal vouchers are passed.

  • Ensuring that closing deadlines are adhered to.

  • Ensure the audit
    file is updated monthly.

  • Check all petty cash and cheque payments allocation and ensure they are properly allocated to the right accounts.

  • To ensure insurance premiums and cover are renewed and adequate.

  • Ensure all taxes are properly accrued and paid.

  • Ensure smooth year-end closing with External Auditors which will include a detailed review of all balance sheet accounts in December of every year and any necessary adjustments.

  • Adequate reserves and accruals are maintained during the year.

  • Perform project cost forecasts/budgets, cost tracking, monitoring and controls

  • Implement the recommendations by both the internal and external audits of the follow-ups and corrections of the weak points raised.


  • CPA or Degree in Accounting/Finance/ACCA qualification

  • Min 5 years relevant experience in financial & management accounting particularly in Hospitality Industry and have a good understanding of hospitality accounting systems such as SUN system

  • Excellent strategic planning skills

  • Excellent leadership skills and ability to develop a team

    How to Apply

  • Send your CV, cover letter and supporting documents to


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