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  • Posted: Aug 1, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. Worldwide, our 230,000 people are united by our shared values and an unwavering commitment to quality. EY, has been in East Africa for over 87 years and with over 600 professionals, is today one of the largest professional services firms in the region.
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    Core Business Services, Senior Associate, Finance & Reporting

    We are looking for an individual to join our Finance team that provides complete, accurate, consistent, timely and insightful financial and operational information that helps Build a Better Working World and achieve our NextWave ambitions.

    Your Key Responsibilities:

    • Prepare daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual financial analysis and reports for strategic and operational meetings for the business at Service lines and Country level
    • Make presentation of the financial performances to the service lines leaders and managers at the weekly, monthly, or quarterly meetings
    • Manage and Monitor the day-to-day financial operations within the Firm (payroll, invoicing, banking’s, and other transactions)
    • Prepare and/or review various Financial statements support schedules and balance sheet reconciliation of various accounts
    • Track project costs and review Inventory reports periodically for various management decisions
    • Carry out business analysis, engagement metrics reviews and advise on business process re-engineering and operational improvement
    • Budgeting and planning – prepare budgets and key project plans, review and monitor KPI’s, review project plans and analysis, validation of plans, and various ad-hoc requests from Firm leaders
    • Prepare various adhoc executive reporting
    • Ensure compliance with accounting policies and regulatory requirements
    • Train and mentor Finance & operations staff as per Firm’s metrics.

    Skills and Attributes for success:

    • Strong accounting and analytical skills with ability to develop and maintain costs tracking methods of budget performance and variances
    • An excellent team player with sound knowledge to assist in delivering the best services to the firm
    • Ability to work and effectively communicate with senior-level business partners
    • Excellent business judgment, analytical, and decision-making skills
    • Strong work organisation, coordination and execution skills.

    To qualify for the role, you must have:

    • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or a Business-related field with a minimum of second-class upper honours or equivalent
    • Qualified Accountant from recognized institution (CPA / ACCA)
    • Excellent IT skills particularly in excel, Word, PowerPoint and with hands on experience in SAP or any ERP system
    • Minimum of three years relevant working experience within a busy, computerised environment finance department

    Method of Application

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