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  • Posted: Nov 27, 2020
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    We use strategic Human Resource to improve business value and to make it possible for companies and organisations to reach their goals. We work within four specialised divisions to meet clients'​ HR needs in various sectors in East Africa:
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    Finance Officer

     Job Description/Requirements

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Provide advice and information on financial and cash flow matters including controls.
    • Prepare invoices, request vouchers/forms and monthly financial transactions and journal entries into the Accounting software;
    • Prepare financial information to support the annual and periodic external audits according to the auditing schedule.
    • Prepare monthly payroll, issue disbursements for appropriate taxes and prepare direct deposits into employee accounts.
    • Prepare tax reports and file returns with relevant authorities.
    • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports for all stakeholders.
    • Maintain an updated assets register, payments documentation and receipts, books and files of accounts and the accounting manual.
    • Conduct and perform internal audit and facilitate external Audit exercises.
    • Undertake cheque transactions, accurate posting of transactions and bank statement reconciliations.
    • Ensure that incomes are correctly accounted for and deposited into the bank accounts.
    • Responsible for petty cash, and audit the petty Cash books, files and boxes monthly.
    • Perform monthly client reconciliations with client statements and the Accounting system balances.
    • Make monthly tax returns for VAT and withholding tax.

    Essential Knowledge:

    • Excellent written and oral English Language skills
    • Should have a CPA (K) or at least CPA Part 2 and currently pursuing Part 3 (K) or equivalent. A bachelor’s degree in the relevant field will be an advantage.
    • Excellent analytical and numerical skills.
    • Fluency in Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
    • Excellent Time management skills

    Essential Experience:

    • At least 4 years of relevant work experience.
    • Experience working with an ERP system.
    • A thorough understanding of accounting concepts and financial procedures for SMEs.
    • Proven experience of being proactive by identifying areas of concern or areas for improvement.

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