Schneider Electric Senior Accountant Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Schneider Electric Senior Accountant Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

  • Schneider Electric is leading the Digital Transformation of Energy Management and Automation in Homes, Buildings, Data Centers, Infrastructure and Industries.

  • With global presence in over 100 countries, Schneider is the indisputable leader in Power Management – Medium Voltage, Low Voltage and Secure Power, and in Automation Systems.

  • We provide integrated efficiency solutions, combining energy, automation and software. In our global Ecosystem, we collaborate with the largest Partner, Integrator and Developer Community on our Open Platform to deliver real-time control and operational efficiency.

  • An opening has risen within the East Africa finance team for a Senior Accountant.

  • The position holder will be based out of Nairobi office and will support all the East African countries.

    Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile accounts payable and receivable

  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results

  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status

  • Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending

  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures

  • Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process

  • Provide input into department’s goal setting process

  • Summarizes financial status by collecting information and preparing balance sheets, profit and loss, and other statements.

  • Assist with tax audits and tax returns
    Completes external audit by analyzing and scheduling general ledger accounts and providing information for auditors.

  • Plan, assign and review staff’s work
    Support month-end/year-end close process & Group reporting.

  • Develop and document business
    processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls

  • Ensure compliance with GAAP principles

  • Liaise with our Financial Manager and CFO to improve financial procedures

    Role Requirement

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting; finance or related

  • 8-10 years’ experience in accounting/finance

  • Must have an audit background

  • SAP, Navision proficient

  • Prior working experience in a multinational environment is highly desired

  • Experience in working with multiple legal entities under different legal umbrellas

  • Experience with financial reporting requirements

  • Solid Accounting Knowledge.

  • Solid Knowledge in Taxation and legal framework.

  • We provide an environment that is MEANINGFUL, INCLUSIVE and where employees feel EMPOWERED to operate as high performers, while achieving personal fulfilment.

  • We empower our people to use their judgement, do the best for our customers, and make the most of their energy.

  • Ours is a flat Organisation with multi hubs across the globe where employees can #Free up energy, #Learn every day and challenge themselves to greater heights with opportunities for internal mobility and open Talent market

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