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  • Posted: Jun 22, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The British Council is a British organisation specialising in international cultural and educational opportunities.
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    Senior Accountant-Kenya & Regional Office

    Role specific knowledge and experience:

    The main essential knowledge and experience points that we are looking for you to evidence are:

    • Qualified accountant – ACCA, CPA, Country Accounting Qualification – with at least 3 years of post-qualification experience
    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Minimum of 3 years post-qualification experience
    • Minimum of 4 years in a similar finance role
    • Good understanding of financial control processes applicable to Commercial and/or Charitable organisations.
    • Track record of managing key finance function in international / multinational organisation in similar context; and leading an efficient, innovative and result oriented team.
    • Able to relay complex financial information in an easy-to-understand way to support non-financial managers to deliver against financial performance indicators
    • Experience of managing a diverse team or group of stakeholders in multiple locations.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
    • Experience of an ERP system (SAP preferably)

    Desirable Criteria:

    • Experience working with international / multinational organisation
    • Deliver and support the implementation of stringent financial requirements to multi-disciplinary internal staff and external partners.
    • Direct experience of applying financial controls and procedures within complex operating environments to meet challenging contractual standards.
    • Experience of overseeing, supporting and significantly improving financial management capability and performance of individuals and teams outside of formal / direct line management control

    Role Specific Skills:

    • Financial Reporting and Compliance
    • Professional Accounting Standards
    • Transactional Accounting and Closing
    • Cash and Liquidity Management
    • Tax Accounting

    Closing Date – 30 June 2022 (23:59 South Africa Time)

    Method of Application

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