Accountant Job Vacancy in Kenya 2013

Job Title: Accountant
Application: recruit@odumont.com
 
Deadline: 27/04/2013

Duties and Responsibilities
 

Financial accounts, budgeting and forecasting
  • Produce monthly financial accounts in the approved format;
  • Provide budget holders with financial information which meets their needs;
  • Facilitate the preparation of the annual budget and update forecasts as necessary.
Financial and regulatory reporting
  • Prepare statutory accounts for the Companies, in the appropriate format;
  • Liaise with external auditors;
  • Ensure all regulatory and other returns are prepared and submitted timely.
Financial transactions
  • Ensure the efficient processing of all financial transactions, including invoicing and collection of moneys due;
  • Ensure that all money received in and paid out is correctly allocated;
  • Ensure the purchase ledger is maintained, with accurate coding, and that suppliers are paid in a timely manner;
  • Ensure the bank and other control accounts are reconciled monthly.
Cash flow
  • Manage banking arrangements under the direction of the Chief Accountant;
  • Maintain a daily cash flow schedule and produce regular cash flow reports;
Systems and IT
  • have sound knowledge of the accounting packages such as quickbooks, sage ,tally etc
Taxation
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly VAT returns;
  • Involve and instruct external tax consultants when necessary.
  • Experience in Accounts payable a must.
  • Knowledgeable in insurance matters
  • Statutory deductions i.e. NSSF, NHIF, withholding tax and HELBS
Inventory
  • Maintaining proper reporting and financial controls; and
  • Ensuring adherence to all practices and policies required to meet these objectives.
Skills Set Needed
  • Project Management and Audit Reviews
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices
  • Knowledge of finance principles
  • Knowledge of financial reporting
  • Proficiency in relevant accounting software
  • Team management skills.
  • Technical accounting skills
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills
  • Scheduling and monitoring skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Problem analysis and problem-solving skills
Qualifications:
  • Should be a CPA K
  • A degree in accounting, BCOM or Finance is an advantage
Experience:
  • A minimum of 5 years’ working experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in Accounts payable a must.
  • Knowledgeable in insurance matters
  • Statutory deductions i.e. NSSF, NHIF, withholding tax and HELBS
Qualifying candidates should send their application letter together with detailed Curriculum Vitae to recruit@odumont.com before COB 27th April 2013.
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