KPMG Senior Accountant Job

Key roles and responsibilities

  • Monitoring of the monthly standard journals and updating of recurrent expenditure of the organization.
  • Review of the trial balance and ensuring periodic reconciliations are carried out for intercompany balances, ledger and sub-ledgers and other relevant balances.
  • Preparation of the income statement after month end and providing an analysis of the movement of revenues and expenditures.
  • Timely filing of entity tax and partner returns and ensuring our compliance with the local authorities with reviews of VAT, WHVAT and WHT returns.
  • Preparation of draft financial statements and supporting information for external audits and coordinate the process to completion.

Academic/Professional qualifications and Experience:

  • A bachelors degree in commerce from a recognized university with a Second Upper Degree/GPA 3.5.
  • Must be a CPA finalist or ACCA Qualified.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, accounting software programs and broad knowledge of current tax laws.
  • Possess a proven and consistent track record for at least five years in accounting and/or finance.
  • Be a team player, capable of coaching and developing finance and accounting staff, teachable and open to learning.
  • Understanding and knowledge of finance internal controls
  • .Quarterly balance sheet preparation for different entities and consolidation with the region for partnership reporting and compliance of bank covenant requirements.
  • Maintenance of a fixed asset register and support
  • documentation of all the control accounts in the balance sheet.
  • Ongoing interactions with business units to identify their needs and mutually develop solutions to meet them and resolve any challenges.
  • Consolidation of the annual budgets and a provision of the trend analysis from previous years performance.
  • Preparation of all global and ad hoc reports to ensure our compliance with our internal clients and KPMG International.
  • Participating in initiatives to develop and/or onboard reporting tools that enhance efficiencies and to also be part of the team developing solutions to ease access of information to users

Personal attributes:

  • Good communication (written and verbal), numeracy, presentation and analytical skills.
  • IT proficiency, especially Microsoft Excel.
  • An eye for detail.
  • Team player with leadership capability.
  • Diligent and committed to excellence.
  • Excellent coordination and planning skills.

We offer:

  • An exciting opportunity to work in a Big 4 firm with a presence across East Africa.
  • Continuous learning and development.
  • Exposure to multi-disciplinary and diverse teams.
  • Unrivalled space to grow and be innovative.
  • Opportunity to work in a driven and versatile finance function.

How To Apply

Senior Accountant – Filling the link is mandatory for consideration alongside your application to quoting ‘Senior Associate – Finance by 29 February 2024.

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