Accountant at ABC Bank

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

ABC Bank

Reporting to the General Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for applying accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports & statements, and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures. Additionally, he/she will be responsible for supportive services such as office administration

Key Responsibilities & Expectations

  •  Knowledge of Financial Management:
  •  Manage and oversee all aspects of accounting.
  •  Ensure accurate and timely financial reporting.
  •  Stock Broking Company Expertise:
  •  Demonstrate expertise in stock broking company accounting practices.
  •  Handle the complexities of financial transactions related to stock trading.
  •  Tax Compliance:
  •  Ensure compliance with all relevant tax regulations.
  •  Thrive in a high-pressure environment and manage workload efficiently.
  •  Meet deadlines consistently while maintaining accuracy.
  •  Profit and Loss (P&L) Management:
  •  Prepare and analyze Profit and Loss statements to provide insights into financial performance.
  •  Assist and or conduct Financial Audits:
  •  Coordinate and manage financial audits.
  •  Collaborate with auditors to ensure a smooth audit process.
  •  Maintain accurate financial records and documentation.
  •  Ensure compliance with accounting standards and regulations.
  •  Team Collaboration:
  •  Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather financial information.
  •  Communicate effectively with team members and stakeholders.
  •  Identify opportunities for process improvement in the accounting function.
  •  Implement best practices to enhance efficiency.
  •  Maintaining books of accounts while ensuring statutory and management accounts are prepared accurately and submitted on time.
  •  Coordinating all tax computations and remittances for the company.
  •  Safeguarding the company’s assets and resources against loss, theft, and ineffective use by installing and maintaining appropriate internal control systems. Report exceptions in the quarterly self-audit report.
  •  Steering the designing of accounting systems; and managing their implementation, maintenance, and modification.
  •  Liaising with external auditors and statutory bodies to ensure compliance with the regulatory body
  •  Ensuring compliance with finance and accounting standards and regulations.
  •  Participating in direct preparation of budgets & forecasts, and report performance against actual.
  •  Efficient and effective management of the company’s business cycle in relation to timely debt collection, and timely processing of payments for goods and services rendered.
  •  Reviewing cash flows and financial requirements for the organization.
  •  Ensuring ISO standards are implemented and maintained.
  •  Attend to any other duty that may be assigned from time to time.

Minimum Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge & Key Competencies

  •  Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Management /Economics or related field.
  •  At least 4 years work experience.
  •  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  •  Confident negotiation skills.
  •  Decision-making skills.
  •  Excellent time management.
  •  Accuracy and attention to detail.
  •  Strong analytical skills.
  •  Reliability and honesty.
  •  Ability to work under pressure.

Method of Application

If you believe you meet the above requirements, send your applications to the following address: on or before 19th February 2024. Please put the position applied for as the subject of the email

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