Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Accountant

A regulatory body seeks to engage an accountant on a contract of 6-8 months. 

The incumbent will report to a statutory manager (SM) and will be assisted by two staff to undertake the following duties;
 
1. Prepare statements of affairs, income and expenditure statements, cash flow statements and other books of accounts including bank reconciliations and cash books;
 
2. Prepare and verify debtors and creditor schedules to ascertain level of indebtedness;
 
3. Carry out reconciliation on bank accounts, client’s ledgers as well as disbursements;
 
4. Review claims against payments made and pass appropriate entries to recognize liabilities;
 

5. Ensure compliance with IFRS and other statutory reporting and remittances;
 
6. Report to the statutory manager regarding the financial status of the company;
 
7. Prepare a comprehensive report for purposes of reporting to the regulator and a final handover;
 
8. Undertake such other duties as may be assigned by the SM from time to time.
 
Technical Skills and Qualifications:
  • Possess hands on skills in preparation of financial statements or statements of affairs especially those of stockbrokers, investment banks, fund managers and related financial institutions;
  • Must have strong attention to detail, audit and problem solving skills and able to meet deadlines;
  • University Degree in Accounting or Finance;
  • Must have professional accounting qualification (ACCA/CPA) or ongoing;
  • At least four years working experience handling accounting or audit matters;
  • Past experience in handling accounts of firms under liquidation will be an added advantage;
  • Experience in use of accounting software.
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements may submit their applications with a detailed CV, copies of certificates, names and contacts of three referees, expected remuneration and daytime telephone contacts to;

DNA 1824
P.O Box 49010 - 00100
Nairobi

Application deadline Tuesday 30th June 2015.

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