Accountant – Ruiru at Brites Management

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Brites Management

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Financial Reporting: Prepare and analyze financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements. Ensure accuracy and completeness of financial data and reports.
  • General Ledger Management: Maintain the general ledger and record financial transactions accurately and timely. Reconcile accounts, investigate discrepancies, and resolve any issues or discrepancies.
  • Accounts Payable and Receivable: Process accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions, including invoicing, bill payments, and collections. Monitor aging reports and follow up on overdue accounts as necessary.
  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Assist in the preparation of annual budgets and periodic financial forecasts. Monitor budget variances and provide analysis to management on financial performance.
  • Tax Compliance: Prepare and file tax returns, including income tax, sales tax, and other regulatory filings. Stay current on tax laws and regulations and ensure compliance with all applicable tax requirements.
  • Financial Analysis: Conduct financial analysis and provide insights to support decision-making and strategic planning. Identify trends, opportunities, and areas for improvement to optimize financial performance.
  • Internal Controls: Establish and maintain internal controls to safeguard company assets and ensure the integrity of financial transactions. Develop and implement policies and procedures to enhance efficiency and compliance.

Key Requirements Skills, experience and qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field;
  • CPA II certification is a plus.
  • Proven experience as an accountant or in a similar role, with a strong understanding of accounting principles and practices.
  • Proficiency in accounting software (e.g., QuickBooks, SAP, or Oracle) and Microsoft Excel.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail, with the ability to interpret and analyze financial data accurately.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements and compliance standards for financial reporting and taxation.

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