SENIOR ACCOUNTANT in GardaWorld Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya

Website GardaWorld

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Position/Employment Type

Senior Accountant

Organization/Reporting Line

Reports to: Finance Director, Kenya

Place Of Work/Travel

HQ Nairobi, Kenya

Job Summary

This role is core to the day-to-day financial activities and effective financial management of the business. The Senior Accountant will be instrumental in ensuring that the underlying financial data is complete and accurate and that the internal control framework is adhered to. They will support the analysis of management information, and support budget holders to discharge their financial responsibilities effectively, in a context of new ways of working for the organization. They will provide business partnering support to key parts of the organization.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide specific business support to non-finance teams, supporting budget holders to interpret
  • Management accounts and financial information for effective decision making and empowering
  • Budget holders to take ownership of their financial management responsibilities.
  • Prepare monthly management accounts and financial reports for budget holders.
  • Collate feedback on the monthly financial information, taking action as appropriate and updating
  • Projections.
  • Support the AR and Cash flow function of the business.
  • Perform month end control checks and reconciliations, including bank reconciliations.
  • Maintain the intercompany ledgers, liaising with the country offices as appropriate.
  • Oversee the payment run process.
  • Support on the monthly income reconciliations undertaken in conjunction with the billing team
  • Maintain the Fixed Asset Register and perform depreciation calculations.
  • Ensure financial controls and procedures and cost and efficiencies ownership.


The Senior Accountant is accountable to the Finance Director- Kenya for the responsibilities stated in this job description. These responsibilities will be monitored and managed through the mid-year and annual performance review and supported through the monitoring of KPIs.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Business Degree holder and Qualified CPA / ACCA / CIMA.
  • 5 years relevant experience
  • Demonstrable ability to work systematically and accurately, with an attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate financial information to nonfinance staff.
  • Good IT skills in Microsoft Office particularly Excel.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Experience of supporting budget holders in terms of financial information.
  • Demonstrable ability to think and work strategically.
  • Solid knowledge of financial controls

Company: GardaWorld

Vacancy Type: Full Time 

Job Location: Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya

Application Deadline: N/A

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