Senior Accountant-Kenya & Regional Office at British Council 2022

  • Published date: June 23, 2022
  • Category: Accounting, Auditing & Finance
    • Location: Nairobi, Nairobi
  • Jop type:
  • Salary: Ksh Not mentioned
  • Company name: Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

Role specific knowledge and experience:

The main essential knowledge and experience points that we are looking for you to evidence are:

  • Qualified accountant – ACCA, CPA, Country Accounting Qualification – with at least 3 years of post-qualification experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Minimum of 3 years post-qualification experience

  • Minimum of 4 years in a similar finance role

  • Good understanding of financial control processes applicable to Commercial and/or Charitable organisations.

  • Track record of managing key finance function in international / multinational organisation in similar context; and leading an efficient, innovative and result oriented team.

  • Able to relay complex financial information in an easy-to-understand way to support non-financial managers to deliver against financial performance indicators

  • Experience of managing a diverse team or group of stakeholders in multiple locations.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel

  • Experience of an ERP system (SAP preferably)

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience working with international / multinational organisation

  • Deliver and support the implementation of stringent financial requirements to multi-disciplinary internal staff and external partners.

  • Direct experience of applying financial controls and procedures within complex operating environments to meet challenging contractual standards.

  • Experience of overseeing, supporting and significantly improving financial management capability and performance of individuals and teams outside of formal / direct line management control

Role Specific Skills:

  • Financial Reporting and Compliance

  • Professional Accounting Standards

  • Transactional Accounting and Closing

  • Cash and Liquidity Management

  • Tax Accounting

Closing Date – 30 June 2022 (23:59 South Africa Time)


Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to British Council on to apply


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