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CHIEF ACCOUNTANT

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Advert Details

Recruiter: AAR Insurance Updated on: 2017-01-23 02:10:01
Contract Permanent
Location: Nairobi Available: Immediate
Category: Banking / Investment / Broking Offer: Neg

 

Introduction

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
Responsible for ensuring that the accounts and records of AAR Insurance Kenya Limited are properly maintained and that statutory objectives are discharged.
 

Minimum Requirements

KEY PERFORMANCE MEASURES:

1.  Postings into the ledger finalized by 2nd of the following   month.

2.  Provide business and accounting support.

3.  Accurate and timely management accounts.

4.  Monthly accounts analysis .

5.  Company accounts reconciliation.


PERSONAL PROFILE:

1.  A university degree in finance.

2.  CPA (K) holder.

3.  Member of the institute of certified public accountants of   Kenya (ICPAK).

4.  A minimum of 8 years’ experience, 5 of which must be in   a finance in a management role.

5.  Experience in an insurance environment is an essential.

6.  Must have a sound commercial acumen.

7.  Demonstrated creativity and analytical ability.

8.  Interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively with    diverse groups.
 


 

Job Specification

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

Responsible for ensuring that the accounts and records of AAR Insurance Kenya Limited are properly maintained and that statutory objectives are discharged.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS:

Ensure that all postings into the ledger have been finalized with set timelines.

2.  Provide business and accounting support to AAR    Insurance Kenya limited.

3.  Produce accurate and timely management accounts for    AAR Insurance Kenya limited within laid down timetable.
4.  Ensure monthly accounts analysis for AAR Insurance    Kenya limited is done within the laid out deadlines and    corrections are done in time.

5.  Maintain all company accounts and ensure sufficiently    reconciled with invoices raised and balances agreed.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Provide periodic project status report of Systems/    Application roll-out as per agreed project reporting    timeline(s)

• Provide documentation of test results with     recommendations for new Systems/ Applications    roll-outs and changes/ enhancements to existing    functionalities

• Provide immediate reports of Systems/ Application risk    areas that require mitigations

• Provide monthly report of disaster recovery operations,    in particular back-up logs

• Ensure compliance with AAR’s security policy at all sites

KEY PERFORMANCE MEASURES:

1.  Preparation of monthly management accounts and    reports for management’s review.

2.    Revenue and cost management by ensuring maximum    returns

3.  Budgeting and planning by completing the budget    exercises in time to the General Manager (Finance).    Budget implementation and control by managing all    costs within the budget and taking corrective measures,    ensure budget revenue is realized and revising the budget   if operatingcondition warrant revision.

4.  Financial management and reporting by ensuring a timely   preparation and submission of financial management    reports and providing a timely andrelevant feedback for    effective decision making to all stakeholders. specific    project plans


5.  Overseeing and running account payables, ensure    authorization and validation of all invoices before    payment.

6.  General ledger management, fixed assets register, and    reconcile monitoring.

7.  Ensure compliance and timely governance by timely    submission of statutory financial reports eg tax     compliance.

8.  Present monthly financial performance of the company to   the management.

9.  Coordinate the external audit, and ensure these are    completed in a timely manner.

10. Oversee the procurement process is followed as per laid    policy and cost incurred are within budget

 

Closing date: 22nd  Jan 2017

Please note this advert has expired and you can not apply for it any longer.

 

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