Financial Accountant – Kenya at DHL

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi


  • Are you a financial accountant who is passionate about financial solutions, leadership in supporting the finance team, and general operations in a busy environment that offers required solutions to the team and entire business processes in an efficient and effective manner? We are looking for someone with mid-level experience in financial accounting to support the finance team. As a financial accountant, you shall be expected to support DHL Supply Chain, Kenya in providing Financial, Audit, and Tax leadership for the country.

About The Role Key Duties And Responsibilities

  • This is a support position to the DHL Supply Chain Kenya Finance in providing Financial, Audit, and Tax leadership for the country.
  • Responsible for the country’s Financial Accounting Ledger Reporting and Reconciliations.
  • Adherence to tax laws, Ledger reconciliation, and preparation of tax returns.
  • Responsible for Tax Administration, including payments.
  • Support the Finance Manager with Internal Controls.
  • Adherence to group financial reporting guidelines.
  • Training the finance team on group financial reporting.
  • Working Capital Management, External & internal audit coordination.
  • Drive compliance awareness in the country.
  • Ensure Compliance with all Local statutory accounting rules and regulations, Group Accounting policies and procedures, and other Compliance driven policies and procedures.
  • East Africa Treasury Management, Bank reconciliations, Co-ordinating with SSC on timely Billing, allocation of collections, and timely payments of suppliers and cash flow management.
  • Responsible for Country Balance sheet reconciliations as per Group guidelines, IFRS, and Local GAAP.
  • Tax Management for Kenya.
  • Custodian of Finance SOPs, ensure regular revision to adapt to the current operating environment.
  • You may be required to undertake other duties as necessitated by business needs that may not be part of the responsibilities outlined in this role profile.

About You

  • Bachelor’s degree in commerce – Accounting option.
  • Qualified Professional Accounts (ACCA, CPA, CA).
  • Minimum 5 years of experience.
  • Knowledge of an ERP system.
  • Project management (From a finance perspective).
  • Track record of strong P&L understanding.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Well-organized individual and results-oriented.

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