Syokimau ICD Senior Accountant – Jobs in Kenya

About Syokimau ICD

Syokimau ICD (SICD) provides CFS solutions. SICD is working with a large network of partners (Clearing Agents, importers, manufacturers etc.) to develop efficient logistics systems in partnership with its sister companies to guarantee the full control of the supply chain.

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
Experience: 5 years
Location: Nairobi
Job Field: Finance / Accounting / Audit

Role Purpose

This role supports the Chief Accountant with the end-to-end accounting process across the operation; including month and year end close, and ensures consistent, accurate and robust financial accounting processes in line with accounting practices and corporate policies.

Your Tasks and Responsibilities

Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems, ensuring compliance with appropriate Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and regulatory requirement.

Maintain internal controls, safeguard and coordinate all audit activities, Create, coordinate, and evaluate the financial programs and supporting information systems of the company to include budgeting, tax planning and conservation of company’s assets.

Manage cash flow and forecasting. Develop a reliable cash flow projection process and reporting mechanism that includes minimum cash threshold to meet operating needs.

Optimize the handling of banking relationships and initiate appropriate strategies to enhance the company’s cash positions.

Safeguarding of the company’s assets i.e. cheque books and other financial documents, fixed assets register and ensuring that they are adequately covered by appropriate insurance covers.

Ensuring total compliance with the regulatory requirements particularly on matters regarding establishing efficient fiscal structures and filing of tax returns including NHIF and NSSF returns as well as ensuring these are done on schedule and that records are kept well to avoid any non-conformity and non-compliance.

Preparing and presenting monthly reports for further analysis. This will entail but not limited to bank reconciliations, monthly financial reports, quarterly BOD reports and internal and external audit reports.

Providing variance analysis from budget & forecast, identifying any value adding opportunities for trend analysis and commentary to assist forecasting and budgetary requirements.

Lead in the documentation of all financial books and records and also review, maintain, and reconcile general ledgers and sub ledgers in the financial information system.

Ensure accurate and timely financial reporting of all business.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Bachelor Degree in Commerce or Business related course

A qualified accountant (CPA (K))

At least 5 years’ working experience as an accountant in a busy organization.

Knowledge in both accounts receivables and payables will be an added advantage

Excellent Excel & MS Office computing skills

Be a person who is honest, trust worthy with high integrity.

Experience in maintaining books using ERP systems.

Have analytical and problem-solving skills.

A strong personality with excellent written and verbal communications skills.

The candidate should be aged between 28 – 35 years.
Method of Application

Interested candidates who fully meet the above requirements should send their applications along with a detailed Curriculum Vitae to on or before 16th August, 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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