Financial Accountant Job at Britam Kenya



Job Purpose

Ensuring that financial accounts are prepared in a timely manner and that there is financial integrity of the statutory accounts

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare statutory accounts and ensure compliance to IFRS
  • Production of statutory accounts, balance sheet reconciliations, P&L
  • Check that new asset have been entered into the Fixed Assets Register
  • Verify details of new fixed asset against Purchase Order record and check that item has been posted in the journal
  • Implement financial controls as required and monitor risks to financial controls
  • Prepare reports in line with IFRS Standards as required
  • Coordination of internal audit in liaison with the Internal Audit department
  • Manage accounts reconciliation and sign offs in coordination with other departments
  • Supervise the Accounts Assistants
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time


Working Relationships – Internal & External

  • Accountable to the Chief Accountant
  • Directly responsible for staff working under this position
  • Required to liaise and work closely with the other business heads as may be necessary
  • Tax Authorities
  • Suppliers
  • External auditors


Knowledge, experience and qualifications required

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) or its equivalent degree
  • Fully qualified Accountant (CPA or ACCA)
  • 6-8 years’ experience in a similar position, two of which must have been in a supervisory position



Technical Competencies

  • Financial Accounting
  • Accounts Analysis and Reconciliation
  • Preparation of Financial Statements
  • Budget Consolidation
  • Fixed Assets Management
  • Fixed Asset Tagging
  • Reconciliation
  • Financial budgetary and accounting systems
  • Fixed assets management

Core competencies

  • Communication skills
  • Building Relationships
  • Focuses on the Customers
  • Develops Self
  • Solves Problems

Closing Date: Monday, January 30, 2017

Key Skills/Specialization:

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) or its equivalent degree and fully qualified Accountant (CPA or ACCA)


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