Chief Accountant Jobs Summit Recruitment


Chief Accountant Jobs at Summit Recruitment

Our client, a five star hotel in Nairobi, is looking for a Chief Accountant. The successful candidate will be responsible to oversee the daily operations of accounting department including payroll, receiving and stores.

He / She will also assist in the preparation of financial operating statements and reports in accordance with Corporate Policy and Procedures as well as supervise and prepare month-end balance sheet account reconciliation and analysis.

Chief Accountant Job Key Responsibilities

  • Implement the overall financial plans and accounting practices of HQ.
  • Oversee financial and accounting systems controls and standards.
  • Manage all financial aspects of trust funds, including replenishment requests, expense data, fund balances, and charging information.
  • Conducts weekly cash counts of all cash funds.
  • Proactively analyze and interpret financial data and recommends changes to improve systems.
  • Ensure sufficient operating funds are securely held at all times.
  • Advise Director of Finance & Operation Mgmt of any budget irregularities/potential fiscal problems.
  • Monitor inventory counts to ensure for accuracy and balance with accounting records.
  • Review all audits, vouchers, and tax returns submitted to the Dir. of Financial.
  • Maintain record of insurance expenses that are bad debts.
  • Analyze general ledger account on a monthly basis.
  • Assist the Department of Human Resources with the recruitment of accounting staff .
  • Train, motivate and conduct performance appraisals in coordination with the Training Department.
  • Ensures all financial transactions are recorded with accepted accounting principles and established accounting policies and procedures.

Qualifications for the Chief Accountant Job

  • Bachelor degree in Finance, Accounting from a trusted institution.
  • At least 4 years of accounting experience with at least 2 years in supervisory level.
  • Familiarity with hotel operating systems and software.
  • Good administrative, interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
  • Computer literate and proficient in English.


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