Senior Accountant at PesaKit

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

PesaKit

Job Brief 

As a Senior Accountant, you will play a crucial role in overseeing our financial activities and ensuring the accuracy and integrity of our financial records. You will collaborate with various departments to analyze financial data, prepare reports, and provide strategic recommendations to support our growth and financial objectives.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Prepare accurate and timely financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements.
  •  Collaborate with management to develop and monitor annual budgets, ensuring alignment with company goals and objectives.
  • Reconcile bank statements, accounts payable, and accounts receivable to maintain accurate financial records.
  •  Ensure compliance with Kenyan tax laws and regulations, including filing all necessary tax returns and facilitating audits when required.
  •  Provide insightful financial analysis, including variance analysis and forecasting, to support strategic decision-making.
  • Monitor and manage cash flow to ensure the company’s financial stability and liquidity.
  • Oversee payroll processing, including statutory deductions and compliance with labor laws.
  •  Prepare financial documentation and liaise with external auditors during annual audits.
  •  Develop and implement financial policies and procedures to maintain strong internal controls.
  •  Review and approve vendor invoices and manage supplier relationships to optimize payment terms.
  •  Collaborate with cross-functional teams such as human resources, product development, marketing, and growth, to provide financial insights and support business growth.

Qualifications

  •  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  •  CPA–K or ACCA certification is a MUST.
  • Skilled in using Quickbooks accounting software.
  •  Minimum of 6 years of accounting experience, with at least 3 years as a Senior Accountant or managerial role.
  •  Previous experience in the Startup ecosystem will be an added advantage
  •  In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  •  Strong knowledge of Government policies and Tax Regulations.
  •  Proficiency in accounting software and Microsoft Excel.

Desirable Skills

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  •  Attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
  •  Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  •  Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Quick in establishing positive and productive working relationships with a diverse array of stakeholders.
  •  A change champion and a vibrant personality.

Method of Application

To apply for this job email your details to lynnette@pesakit.co.ke

To apply for this job email your details to lynnette@pesakit.co.ke