Medical Services Organization Senior Accountant Job in Kenya

Our client, a well-established medical services organization, is looking to recruit a competent and highly pro-active individual to fill the position of Senior Accountant.
 
Reports to: Finance Manager
The Senior Accountant will apply the principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports. 
He/she must accomplish tasks with particular emphasis on accuracy and seek to add value to the company’s management.
 
Duties and responsibilities
  • Determine proper handling of the company’s financial transactions and approve transactions within designated limits
  • Maintain accurate and credible financial records of all expenditures and revenues
  • Perform monthly/weekly bank reconciliations including cash flows analysis
  • Ensure prompt payment of all suppliers as per agreed dates
  • Monitor daily cash flow and be pro-active in following outstanding accounts receivable
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts for reporting to senior management and the directors
  • Preparation of monthly returns and all other statutory returns including filing and payment to relevant statutory bodies
  • Coordination of internal and external audit during financial and operational audits
  • Other duties as assigned
Required qualification, experience and key competences
 
For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Commerce, Economics or any other business related field
  • CPA 3 or its equivalent
  • Experience with Pharmamed or any other ERP will be an added advantage
  • Modern computerized accounting skills- Quick books, Pastel, Sage.
  • At least three years’ experience in a similar position
  • Hands on experience with Accounts payable, Accounts receivable and closing of books of account
  • A good team player able to motivate teams to exceed expectations.
Terms of Employment: 3 years performance based renewable contract
 
Interested candidates should send their applications, attach copies of updated Curriculum Vitae, stating current and expected salary, to info@cranford.co.ke to reach the undersigned on or before 8th June 2013.