Chief Accountant at Clarkson

On Friday, June 6th, 2014
We are, an Insurance Intermediary who wishes to recruit the following position in our Finance Department.
Chief Accountant – Finance Department
Ref: CA/FD/14
The job purpose is to ensure the financial health of the company through implementation of prudent financial management procedures and practices while ensuring facilitation of adequate operational controls & procedures in technical accounting in the company

Key Performance Areas 

  • Preparation of monthly/quarterly and year-end accounts 
  • Preparation and review of monthly and quarterly budgetary reports, cash flow reports and other Management and Board reports and annual returns to the Commissioner of Insurance. 
  • Reviewing accounting entries and ensuring compliance with reporting procedures and policies (IFRS) 
  • Reviewing from time to time the accounting systems and controls in place and making recommendations for improvements where necessary; 
  • Cash flow management with emphasis on premium collections and payments to insurers 
  • Maintaining control of company investments and ensuring maximization of returns. 
  • Coordinating the end of year audit process and ensuring that the correct and relevant audit schedules are provided to the auditors on a timely basis. 
  • Tax Planning and compliance 
  • Liaising with external parties e.g. bankers, Statutory bodies for any matters arising Training, coaching and developing the finance Team.
Education and experience: 
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting or Finance or a Business related degree, 
  • CPA (K). 
  • 6 years relevant experience with computerized computing systems, 3 of which must have been in a management level.
Competencies:  
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, 
  • High integrity, 
  • Team player, 
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications 
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
For considerations, email only a two page resume to [email protected] to be received no later than 13th June 2014.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 
Quote the reference number on the subject part of the email.
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