Financial Accountant Needed

Simba Corporation Limited is seeking to hire a Financial Accountant

Application deadline: 8th October, 2021

Job description
Contact person for the external audit.

Ensure that the required audit schedules are done in time and in the prescribed format to deliver an effective and efficient audit.
Custodian of the general ledger. Need to perform frequent reviews on the general ledger, interrogate the various entries in the GL and ensure they are investigated, and corrective actions are taken.
At all times to ensure a detailed review of the various processes in the financial systems and ensure the output in the GL is accurate, together with the reports generated thereon.
Coordinating closure of the various processes done at the period end, for example, depreciation, forex run, Accruals, prepayments, etc.
Ensuring that taxes such as corporate income tax, VAT, withholding tax are prepared and submitted in accordance with legislation and to laid down timelines.
Reconciliation of the inter-companies within the Group and reconciliation of the inter-departmental balances in Companies.
Reconciliation of general ledger accounts with other existing third-party records.
Monitoring compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and local & corporate policies, regulations, and tax laws.
Custodian of company assets by maintaining a proper fixed asset register and movement schedule.
Ensuring that inventory valuation has been performed on monthly basis.
Liaison person with the insurance company and ensuring that the company’s assets are sufficiently insured.
Preparation of the financial statements of the parent company, including consolidation workings.
Preparation of the financial statements of the intermediary holding companies, including consolidation workings.
Responsible for all the accounting activities of the parent company.
Any other responsibility assigned by the supervisor.

Skills requirements
A bachelor’s degree in a business-related discipline
CPA (K) / ACCA or equivalent professional qualification
Strongly proficient in Microsoft office: excel, word and PowerPoint and G-suite applications.

Good understanding of the functionalities of a complex ERP system. Exemplary knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) Experienced in preparing consolidated financial statements for a group with diversified subsidiaries. Good knowledge of tax laws, rules and regulations in Kenya. Strong statistical and analytical skills. Excellent communication skills, with good report writing and presentation skills. Five years experience in a busy financial reporting role. Led an audit done by one of the big four audit firms. Team player. Attentive to detail in the execution of tasks. Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.

Interested applicants should forward applications to vacancies@simbacolt.com before COB 8th October 2021.

Applicants should indicate the job title in the subject line of their email. While we appreciate all interest expressed, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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