Management Accountant at Hillcrest International Schools

On Sunday, May 12th, 2013

A Group of Schools with reputation of offering one of the best education in East Africa for children aged 18 months to 18 years, Hillcrest International Schools nurture each student’s growth and development in a dynamic learning environment.

As an established multi-cultural school, we are renowned for producing independent, creative and intelligent thinkers who pursue individual excellence.

Through providing every student with opportunity to explore and develop their individual talents, we enjoy the diverse successes of an eclectic student body.

An equal opportunity employer, Hillcrest seeks to fill a vacancy in the Finance department, from qualified and experienced person with demonstrated track record of positive performance.

Management Accountant

Position reports to: Chief Accountant

Key responsibilities:

The Management Accountant is responsible for the production of timely monthly management accounts enabling the company management team to make sound commercial decisions based on financial information.

Duties include:
Preparation of the monthly management accounts
Producing weekly, monthly and quarterly management reports to senior management
Produce the budget and quarterly forecasts for approval by the Chief Accountant and the Finance Director
Provide variances from budget, identify added – value reporting opportunities for trend analysis and commentary to assist forecasting and budgeting requirements
Preparing and reviewing Income Statements and Statement of Financial Position
Responsible for dealing with Treasury management and day to day cash management
Assist with the audit preparation work to allow for timely completion of the annual financial statements and corporation tax returns
Maintaining records and reconciliation controls of approved budgets
Preparing termly income and expenditure forecasts
Other duties as delegated from time to time by the Chief Accountant or any other person designated in his absence

Requirements of the role:
Bachelors Degree in Accounting/Finance
Full professional accounting qualification (CPA-K)
Proficient use of MS-Office suite
Knowledge of Sage Pastel and PASS ERP will be an added advantage
Minimum of five years working experience in a busy organization. Preference will be given to those who have worked in an educational institution.
High degree of maturity, integrity and professionalism
Excellent communication skills
A team player with a flexible approach and willingness to learn
Ability to operate independently with minimum supervision
Applications with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, testimonials and names of three referees be addressed to [email protected] so as to reach us on or by 17th May 2013.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

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