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  • Posted: Mar 30, 2023
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    Janta Kenya is a HR Consultancy firm established with an objective of encompassing integral and necessary skills that most individuals and organizations need in everyday business. We have a team of professional HR consultants with extensive experience in all people management issues, and we are therefore well placed to offer advice for private, public and n...
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    Group Accountant

    Job Description

    We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Group Accountant to join our finance team. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the financial reporting and accounting for the entire group of companies, including subsidiaries and joint ventures. As a Group Accountant, you will work closely with other members of the finance team and senior management to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting, as well as compliance with all accounting standards and regulations.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Prepare and analyze financial statements and reports for the entire group of companies, including consolidating financial statements for subsidiaries and joint ventures.
    • Manage the month-end close process, including the preparation of journal entries and account reconciliations.
    • Ensure compliance with all accounting standards and regulations, including GAAP and IFRS.
    • Provide guidance and support to subsidiary and joint venture accounting teams as needed.
    • Collaborate with senior management to develop and implement accounting policies and procedures.
    • Assist with the annual budgeting and forecasting process for the entire group of companies.
    • Coordinate with external auditors for the annual audit of consolidated financial statements.
    • Monitor and analyze financial performance of subsidiaries and joint ventures, and provide recommendations for improvement.
    • Manage and lead a team of accounting professionals.

    Skill & Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
    • CPA or equivalent professional certification.
    • Minimum of 7 years of experience in accounting, including experience with consolidating financial statements.
    • Strong knowledge of GAAP and IFRS accounting standards and regulations.
    • Experience with ERP systems and accounting software such as SAP, Oracle, or Microsoft Dynamics.
    • Strong analytical skills and ability to interpret complex financial data.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Ability to work in a team environment and collaborate with other departments and stakeholders.
    • Previous experience leading and managing a team of accounting professionals

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