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  • Posted: Dec 9, 2020
    Deadline: Dec 16, 2020
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    Deloitte Consulting is a leading provider of innovative development solutions to U.S. and international donors, foundations, governments, and Fortune 500 companies. With member firm presence in more than 150 countries, we bring the power of a global firm and leverage our immense technical expertise and firm capabilities to bring integrated approaches to US A...
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    Senior General Accountant

    What impact will you make?

    At Deloitte, we have a clear purpose, to make an impact that matters to our clients, our colleagues and our communities. From professional development to leadership opportunities and career advancement, we empower our people to be their very best – because that is how you make an impact.

    Main Purpose of Job

    Deloitte East Africa currently has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic person to join our Finance team as a Senior General Accountant. The holder of this position will be responsible for recording financial transactions into the general ledger for Kenya companies, preparation of monthly general ledger reconciliations, management of intercompany accounts, preparation of statutory financial statements and execution of financial controls relating to General ledger.

    Job Description

    • Perform month-end closure of the General Ledger.
    • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations.
    • Prepare bank reconciliations.
    • Process month journals for provisions, accruals and allocation of prepayment accounts.
    • Performing direct and indirect cost allocations.
    • Preparation of statutory financial statements and other regional reports.
    • Assist teams with queries in respect of financial issues related to their departments.
    • Assist in preparation of monthly results reporting pack and commentary. 
    • Accounting for fixed asset depreciation and capitalisation of fixed assets.
    • Preparation of supporting documentation for internal and regulatory audits. 
    • Liaison with regional offices and accounting for intercompany transactions.
    • Responsible for execution of financial controls relating to the General ledger.


    • A Bachelor’s degree in Business/Commerce/Finance.
    • Minimum six (6) years’ experience in Accounting/ Finance.
    • Professional accounting qualification (CPA/ACCA).
    • Experience with SAP EPR.

    Additional Information

    Technical / Behavioural competencies

    • Effective client interaction, analysis and project management skills.
    • Experience in drafting of presentations and reports for review.
    • Proficient in SAP HANA.
    • Hands on experience with Microsoft Excel, power point.
    • Basic financial knowledge and understanding.
    • Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
    • Interpersonal and relationship building skills.
    • Desire to develop self.
    • Client delivery focus.
    • Adaptable.
    • Focus on quality and awareness of risk.
    • Problem solving ability.
    • Displays business acumen.

    Leadership / Behavioural Capabilities 

    Living our Purpose – Identifies and embraces our purpose and values and puts these into practice in their professional life.

    Influence – Builds relationships and communicates effectively in order to positively influence peers and other stakeholders.

    Performance drive – Seeks opportunities to challenge self; teams with others across businesses and borders to deliver and takes accountability for own and team results.

    Strategic direction – Understands objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligns own work to objectives and sets personal priorities.

    Talent development – Develops self by actively seeking opportunities for growth, shares knowledge and experiences with others, and acts as a strong brand ambassador.

    How you’ll grow 

    At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there is always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help build world-class skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world.

    From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. 

    Our purpose 

    Deloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. Every day, Deloitte people are making a real impact in the places they live and work. We pride ourselves on doing not only what is good for clients, but also what is good for our people and the communities in which we live and work—always striving to be an organization that is held up as a role model of quality, integrity, and positive change

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Deloitte Consulting on to apply

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