Treasury and Tax Accountant – Nairobi, Kenya

Summit Recruitment and Search Africa is a leading Recruitment and Executive Search agency head quartered in Kenya providing outstanding talent to a wide range of companies and NGOs in various business sectors across Africa.

Our client, a multinational security solutions provider in East Africa is seeking to hire a Treasury and Tax Accountant to be based in Nairobi, Kenya. The successful candidate will be responsible for Cash flow management, maintaining financial records, ensuring compliance and handle investment transactions. The ideal candidate Must possess a minimum of 3 years’ of working experience in a similar role and be proficient in ERP software.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and update the schedule of Property, Plant, and Equipment (PPE) movement, ensuring accurate records of all additions and disposals.
  • Oversee the reconciliation of staff advance accounts, ensuring timely settlements and accurate records.
  • Maintain a comprehensive fixed asset register, including all necessary details, such as asset value, depreciation and useful life.
  • Calculate and prepare, submit and reconcile tax returns accurately within the required timelines. (VAT, WHT, Corporate tax, Income tax, VAT, Excise duty, withholding tax, Stamp duty, Advance tax & PAYE)
  • Ensure complete documentation of relevant support and proof of tax remittance.
  • Assist with management of information during audits by internal auditors, external auditors/consultants & KRA.
  • Prepare reconciliations for all balance sheet accounts, identifying and addressing any discrepancies.
  • Conduct regular bank reconciliations to ensure accurate and up-to-date records of cash transactions and supervise the petty cash count process.
  • Monitor working capital to optimize cash flow and liquidity and generate and analyze the daily net liquidity report to monitor and manage cash position
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with financial covenants related to debt agreements or other financial commitments.
  • Prepare the debtors’ collection report and follow up on payments.
  • Support in analyzing capital expenditure proposals, providing financial insights to support decision-making.
  • Support in monitoring loan balances, interest rates, and repayment schedules, coordinating with relevant stakeholders as needed.
  • Analyzing historical insurance data and claims experience to identify trends and assess the effectiveness of insurance coverage.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a relevant bachelor’s in Finance or any other related field with CPA Qualification.
  • Must have 3-4 years and above working experience as Treasury Accountant.
  • Proficient in using financial software and tools, such as ERP systems and MS Excel.
  • Analytical, Problem Solving and Detail Oriented.
  • Team player and able to work with minimal supervision.

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Salary: Monthly Gross Salary: Ksh. 150,000 – 200,000/= (Approx. 1311 USD)
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Career Level: Mid-Level
Job Type: Full Time
Deadline for applications: 20th April 2024