Remote Accountant at Cobblestone Energy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Cobblestone Energy

  • We are seeking a highly skilled and detail-oriented Remote Financial Accountant to join our team. As a Remote Financial Accountant, you will play a vital role in ensuring accurate financial reporting, maintaining compliance with regulations, and providing valuable insights for decision-making. This is a remote position, offering the flexibility to work from anywhere.

What we offer in this role

  • Challenging work in a 100% remote environment.
  • Fast-paced environment with intellectually stimulating work.
  • Committed and remarkably talented colleagues.
  • An exciting and challenging career with unlimited growth opportunities.
  • An opportunity to build things from scratch and make independent decisions.
  • Opportunity to lead a talented team.


  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience in Finance
  • Ability to leverage technology to simplify, improve and innovate finance processes and systems.
  • Entrepreneurial individual ready to take complete ownership of finance processes.
  • Advanced analytical and numerical skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and accounting software; familiarity with data query/data management tools is desirable.
  • Independent thinker with a growth mindset.


  • Manage weekly bank reconciliation and other standard bookkeeping tasks.
  • Coordinate the preparation, tracking, and reconciliation of ledgers, budgets, and financial plans.
  • Examining financial records to check for accuracy.
  • Advise on adoption of appropriate accounting treatments.
  • Manage month-end and year-end close processes.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual statements (balance sheets and income statements) to identify results, trends, and financial forecasts.
  • Manage and coordinate compliance with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings in the different jurisdictions in which we have operations.
  • Collaborate with auditing services to ensure proper compliance with all regulations.
  • Prepare and analyse key competitor analysis and make recommendations for improvements.
  • Overseeing the financial liquidity of the company
  • Responding to financial inquiries by gathering and interpreting data
  • Motivate/lead/train/supervise other team members within the finance function.

Desirable Qualities

  • 2+ years’ experience in one of the large accounting /audit firms.
  • Exposure to finance issues in multiple jurisdictions
  • 1+ years in similar business activities (e.g., Trading / Electricity Trading).
  • Experience with Group accounting and cross border transactions
  • In-depth understanding of bookkeeping procedures
  • Solid knowledge of accounting regulations
  • BSc degree in Commerce, Accounting, Finance, Statistics, Economics or relevant field
  • Additional certification (e.g. ACCA or CPA) is preferred

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