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  • Posted: Apr 15, 2023
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    Ilara Health brings accurate and affordable diagnostics to the 500 million people in Africa who today struggle to access a simple blood test. We distribute low-cost, AI-powered diagnostic devices directly to primary care doctors in peri-urban and rural clinics, where the availability of common diagnostics is very poor. Our proprietary software integrates ...
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    Accounting Manager

    The role

    The Accounting Manager will work under the Head of Finance. This will be a permanent role that will involve accounting, reporting as well as ensuring adherence to internal controls and statutory compliance. The ideal candidate should be well versed in financial principles and able to work comfortably with numbers and great attention to detail.`


    • Manage the day to day operations of the accounting department including overseeing, coaching and training of a high performance accounting team
    • Build and maintain adequate and effective processes to improve the month close and reporting cycles to ensure timely and accurate reporting
    • Lead on tax optimization, tax impact of corporate strategies and manage tax audits
    • Perform comprehensive reviews of stand-alone and consolidated Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cashflow in compliance with US GAAP & IFRS
    • Create, update, and present monthly, quarterly, and annual financials for management and board discussion and ensure financial statements and reconciliations are prepared in a timely manner
    • Review payroll ensure statutory compliance with external financial reporting and taxes
    • Oversee annual statutory audit process - Support Head of Finance in preparation for and attending audit meetings as required (e.g. Entry, Exit, Status etc.)
    • Oversee supplier, cash and bank reconciliations
    • Establish consistent and effective accounting policies, structures, processes, systems and strong internal controls to safeguard the company assets, revenue and other resources
    • Work with external advisers/consultants to ensure full compliance with all accounting, tax, and other statutory requirements
    • Support with any other tasks as assigned by the management/leadership team


    • University degree in Accounting, Finance, Commerce, or related field (MBA or CPA preferred)
    • High/Unquestionable integrity and Exceptional work ethic
    • 4+ years experience in the accounting and finance sector
    • Audit experience - Big 4 preferred
    • High level/general understanding of tax (corporate, personal, VAT, and withholding tax) reporting requirements in Kenya
    • Knowledge & experience working with IFRS /U.S. GAAP reporting
    • Knowledge of financial controls and how to implement them
    • Strong leadership and good team management skills
    • Experience working with reporting software, Xero, Quick books, Pastel, Sage, Oracle
    • Highly analytical with high proficiency in Ms. Excel
    • Possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
    • Self-motivated, creative, and a self-initiator, highly organized and results-focused
    • Conscientious about the timeliness of assignments and quality of work product.
    • Able to handle multiple tasks and maintain control and order over the same.
    • Comfortable with start-up environment; ambiguity, aggressive goals and targets, open company culture, flat company structure, and strong team spirit.

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