RLC Financial Accountant Jobs in Kenya

RLC Financial Accountant Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary

  • Reporting to the Chief Accountant, The Financial Accountant will be responsible for accurate and effective management of accounts receivable ledgers.

  • Enforcing all process, policies and procedures relating to all Accounts receivables, including business unit accounts and debt collection.

  • Processing of accounting transactions, the operation of accounting systems controls and preparation of reports and reconciliations for review.

  • He will ensure the effective financial running and rigorous control management and process disciplines.


  • Supervising and managing operating companies’ month-end close processes in accordance with set timelines

  • Follow up with business unit operations to ensure maintenance of the General Ledger and that all balances are accurate and complete

  • Take ownership of consolidated Book of Accounts, Review, sign-off and ensuring compliance, including monthly/ Quarterly /Annual closure as per IAS & IFRS standard.

  • Drive review of company’s operations month-end balance sheet reconciliation files;

  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of CWIP aging

  • Ensure accuracy of operating countries’ inventories including coordination of periodic stock counts to identify variances in raw materials, spares and other stock items

  • Oversee the completion of insurance renewals every year and coordination of forwarding of insurance claims and following up on payment per SLA

  • Monitoring of daily/ weekly and monthly bank reconciliations and prompt resolution of aged reconciling items

  • Coordinating accurate and prompt year-end financial closure and auditing of Operating Companies

  • Preparation of the annual consolidated audited accounts and ensure timely completion and sign-off of group audited accounts

  • Drive operating companies’ preparation of weekly 90-day cash flow forecasts

  • Develop a review mechanism to ensure and measure compliance to relevant policies (Accounting policies, Shared services)

  • Quality assurance of audit items by ensuring corrective action on any gaps on controls identified from internal audits are addressed

  • Develop internal tax policies e.g. Transfer Pricing Policy

  • Ensure compliance to local tax laws e.g. PAYE, WHT, VAT, Compensating Tax (Dividend), etc including payments and returns

  • Responsible for follow up on any tax claims

  • Regular checking Bank online transactions, bank reconciliations, following up on outstanding issues with bank.

  • Monitoring fixed asset register, stock asset account, GIT account, GIT supplier account and comparing actual cost of vs budgets and making adjustments.

  • Responsible for overall reports and management on
    both procurement and accounts payable.

  • He/she will be will manage accounts receivable, reports and Account receivable reconciliations.

  • Monthly Preparation and production of the financial reports and management accounts.

  • Monthly reports for payroll and wages summary and payments.

  • Bank agent for collection of cash, statements and any other correspondence

  • Back up of Finance ERPs

  • Preparation of the monthly age analysis and reconciling the control account to the age analysis.

  • Reconciliation of all intercompany debtors accounts.

  • Preparing monthly customer statements of accounts and timely submissions to customers

  • Carrying out thorough daily night audits on revenue generating units to ensure completeness and accuracy checks.

  • Providing staff deductions to the Payroll accountant - Participate in Internal and External Audit

  • Annual audit preparation.

  • Maintaining a filing system for account receivable records.

  • Ensuring effective debt collections.

  • Any other assignment by the management


  • A bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or business-related field;

  • Professional qualification in Finance or Accounting such as CFA, CPA or ACCA;

  • At least 5 years’ job related management experience including 2 years in a management accounting function.

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Understanding of business realities and well developed business acumen.

  • Exposure to and participation in business and financial planning and decision making.

  • Proven integrity, transparency and accountability through work performance

  • Able to work under time pressure. Ability to handle multiple tasks and follow through without compromising quality

  • A good appreciation of financial reporting

  • Attention to detail & Ability to multitask

  • Ability to work under minimal supervision

    How to Apply

  • Send CV only to

  • hr.support@rlc.co.ke by 15th January 2020 with the job title on the subject line & indicate your salary expectation .

  • However applications will be reviewed as they are received and qualified candidates called for interview as soon as their CV’s are received

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