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  • Posted: Jan 10, 2023
    Deadline: Jan 18, 2023
  • As one of the largest insurers and financial services companies in East Africa, we have decades of experience in helping discerning individuals protect and create their wealth. But that’s not all. We also keep an eye firmly on the future, using innovation to craft financial products and services that we know you need in today’s constantly changin...
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    Accounting Analyst Accountant

    The overall purpose of the job holder is to analyze, create, interpret and present summary results of Group financial data. The Analyst will work with group company accountants, and other finance professionals to produce Group reports and analysis to aid decision making.  In addition the job holder will support in the accounting and financial analyses and forecasting future performance.</p>


    • Work collaboratively with other accounting officers within the Group to produce financial reports that support business executives in decision making.
    • Utilize analytical and mathematical skills to analyze key financial data
    • Prepare financial reports on a determined schedule or on request to help Group management make informed decisions
    • Present financial reports and estimates to decision makers within the Group
    • Utilize technical skills to create charts and graphs for visual understanding
    • Research current economic and financial outlook where necessary and provide insights to business executives
    • Investigate and provide feedback on accounting irregularities
    • Analyze data to identify trends or patterns to help make business decisions
    • Prepare reports for senior management about the financial status of the Group in order to make strategic decisions about future operations

    Skills & Experience Requirements

    • At least 5 years’ experience in a fast-paced working environment with interactions with Senior leaders/executives
    • Experience in high level accounting analysis for a busy organization or a group of companies.
    • Critical analytics or mathematical skills and a proven ability to do difficult calculations and analysis
    • Experience using data visualization tools, such as Microsoft PowerBI and Tableau
    • Ability to quickly learn industry-related regulations and utilize information in written reports
    • Comfort preparing and delivering reports to decision makers
    • Strong critical thinking skills
    • Prior experience using database tools and spreadsheet software such as MySQL and Excel

    Academic and Professional Qualifications

    • Master's degree in accounting, finance, business or related fields preferred
    • A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) title is preferred

    Core Technical Competencies Required for the Role

    • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize.
    • Strong leadership and skills to foster teamwork with ability to provide direction, guidance and momentum in order to achieve organizational objectives.
    • Results-oriented, entrepreneurial in spirit and action, flexible, and innovative approach to operational management.
    • Detail oriented and problem-solving and management
    • Strong quantitative and analytical skills.
    • High integrity and commitment to delivery on multiple tasks.
    • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with senior stakeholders.
    • Excellent communication and analytical skills
    • Technical writing
    • Experience in project management
    • Data visualization and data analysis experience not required but preferred
    • Experience in the application of statistical methods, mathematical techniques, forecasting, cost-benefit analysis and related analytical tools
    • Knowledge of the insurance industry will be an asset.
    • High proficiency with the commonly used computer software and applications

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to ICEA Lion Group on to apply

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