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  • Posted: Jul 8, 2024
    Deadline: Jul 15, 2024
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    Britam is a leading diversified financial services group, listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange. The group has interests across the Eastern and Southern Africa region, with operations in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, South Sudan, Mozambique and Malawi. The group offers a wide range of financial products and services in Insurance, Asset management, Ban...
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    Assistant Accountant

    Job Purpose:

    The job holder is responsible for performing financial analysis, financial reporting and budgeting for Britam General and Corporate.

    Key responsibilities:

    • Perform Monthly GL and FAR reconciliation.
    • Perform monthly asset additions per Business Unit as outlined in the supplier invoice. 
    • Check for completeness and accuracy of fixed assets sub ledger and month-end closing activities such as account reconciliations, journal entries and adjustments.
    • Retrieve support documents for additions and disposals within the years for audit purpose. 
    • Lauch and follow up claims pertaining lost assets with the insurance company.
    • Monitoring and ensure that company assets are tagged before dispatch to the branches or put in use.
    • Ensure all company assets are insured and their respective cost mapped to each asset category.
    • Ensure that the Fixed Asset Register Manual is updated to reflect the proper accounting.
    • Maintain proper fixed asset register aligned to the respective Business units.
    • Assist in yearly fixed asset financial audit.
    • Coordinate and lead yearly asset verifications in both head office and branches.
    • Ensure adherence to financial regulations, policies and procedures during assets disposals and retirement from Fixed asset register.
    • Collaborate with other units to monitor asset disposals and movements within the group.
    • Monthly closure of FA module after all the additions in a month have been done per Business Unit.
    • Be Involved in technology upgrades within ERP and changes related to fixed asset maintenance.
    • Provide support to audit processes by providing relevant schedules, listings and reconciliations as and when required.
    • Organize and maintain fixed asset documentations for references in the shared folder.
    • Delegated Authority:  As per the approved Delegated Authority Matrix.

    Key Performance Measures:

    • As described in your Personal Scorecard.

    Knowledge, experience and qualifications required

    • Bachelor's degree in a business-related field.
    • CPA(K) or other similarly recognized accounting profession qualification.
    • 3 - 5 years of accounting experience in a similar role.
    • Knowledge of ERP AP system and/or experience of using Oracle Financials would be an advantage.
    • Strong computer and business solutions software skills.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Analytical skills.

    Technical/ Functional competencies:

    • Knowledge of insurance regulatory requirements.
    • Knowledge of insurance products.
    • Sales and marketing management skills.

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    IT Applications Value Delivery Analyst

    Job Purpose:

    To identify business requirements and develop solutions (database design, workflows, user/data interfaces, integrations) and design, development, and 2nd line support of business Applications, ranging from user analysis, design and development to implementation and maintenance.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Configure and/or customize business applications to meet business requirements using various database and software tools.
    • Assist in presentations of system functionality to new users and departments. Drives systems adoption by business users.
    • Enhance and create user and system documentation as needed.
    • Work directly with the IT support personnel and teams to resolve issues identified and escalated during daily operations.
    • Perform the necessary technical design and development functionality to ensure that business application systems can be effectively developed and implemented.
    • Design and development of front-end tier(s), middle tier(s), and /or back-end database tier(s) for business applications. 
    • Capturing of business applications information needs and mapping of the same to the software and /or database components.
    • Perform data modelling to analyze and specify data structures within an application system.
    • Developing database objects and structures for data storage, retrieval and reporting according to specifications.
    • Implementing and testing database design and functionality and tuning for performance. 
    • Research and provide input on design approach, performance and base functionality improvements for various procedures and applications. 
    • Generation of ideas to improve efficiency in software and application services offered to the business, and/or generate revenue for business.
    • Delegated Authority: As per the approved Delegated Authority Matrix.

    Key Performance Measures:

    As described in your Personal Score Card.

    Knowledge, experience and qualifications required

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or technical-related field.
    • 4 - 6 years experience in application development, which includes system customization and report designs.
    • 2 years experience with RDMS preferably MS SQL Server, Oracle, and MySQL.
    • Certified in IT. 
    • Have knowledge of data analysis and analytics, Mobile infrastructure, Internet technologies, e-commerce and e-payment technologies.
    • Experience in process automation using robotics.
    • Membership to relevant IT societies.

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