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The Assistant Manager will manage a set of accounting activities to ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, corporate policies, and external audits. This person will manage the accounts payable function, payroll function, monthly closing of accounts, and preparation of reports in support of the financial statements.

The Senior Accounting Manager will report to and work closely with the Director of Accounting & Reporting and others in the organization in analysis and reconciliation of accounts and in the development and implementation of accounting policies, procedures, and controls.

 

Responsibilities

  • Manage the monthly financial close process, including ensuring all costs incurred are properly recorded, reviewing journal entries, account balance reconciliations, and report preparation
  • Participate in the ongoing development/establishment of accounting policies and procedures and operational strategies including the review and implementation of process and system changes.
  • Continued focus on improving system efficiencies and business practices
  • Participate in strategic financial projects including upgrades/phase-two implementation of ERP software
  • Ensure compliance with internal control policies in a SOX environment
  • Collaborate with external auditors to ensure successful audit results and compliance
  • Interacts at all levels and with budget owners or other stakeholders to produce a timely, efficient, and accurate month-end close and all internal management and financial reporting through the annual report
  • Responsible for hierarchy and scalability in the chart of accounts and accuracy in the general ledger and financial statements and has ultimate authority over classification and booking of all transactions
  • Analyze the effect of statutory accounting practices and studies regulations and guidance to ensure correct application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Make recommendations for changes as needed and ensure that company policies and procedures are followed and establishes the proper techniques to discover and prevent fraud
  • Prepare detailed journal entries and account analyses
  • Assist with compilation of information for preparation of tax returns
  • Work with Audit, Tax, and Treasury Manager to ensure overall coordination of all financial accounting activities through the annual report
  • Prepare summary feedback of financial statements variances to budget
  • Actively review and advise on financial/accounting processes

 

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance. CPA K or MBA preferred.
  • 5+ years of progressive accounting experience with a portion of it being in a supervisory role
  • Excellent verbal and written communication abilities across all level of an organization
  • Strong leadership skills with a dedication to driving and achieving results
  • Knowledge of employee relationship building and performance management techniques
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills. Experience with other financial systems.

 

Job Details

Level : Senior level
Industry : Accounting
Salary : Ksh 105,000 - 150,000
Experience : 5 Years
Applications : 15
Locality : Nairobi, Kenya
Eligibility : Bachelor
Company : Kaziweza limite...
Posted By Kaziweza limite... / 19 May 2021

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