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Senior Accountant at KPMG

Senior Accountant at KPMG.

Senior Accountant at KPMG

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KPMG is a professional service company, being one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, EY and PwC. Seated in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, KPMG employs 174,000 people and has three lines of services: audit, tax, and advisory.

Senior Accountant

  • Finance / Accounting / Audit 

Key roles and responsibilities

  • Monitoring of the monthly standard journals and updating of recurrent expenditure of the organization.
  • Review of the trial balance and ensuring periodic reconciliations are carried out for intercompany balances, ledger and sub-ledgers and other relevant balances.
  • Preparation of the income statement after month end and providing an analysis of the movement of revenues and expenditures.
  • Timely filing of entity tax and partner returns and ensuring our compliance with the local authorities with reviews of VAT, WHVAT and WHT returns.
  • Preparation of draft financial statements and supporting information for external audits and coordinate the process to completion.

Academic/Professional qualifications and Experience:

  • A bachelors degree in commerce from a recognized university with a Second Upper Degree/GPA 3.5.
  • Must be a CPA finalist or ACCA Qualified.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, accounting software programs and broad knowledge of current tax laws.
  • Possess a proven and consistent track record for at least five years in accounting and/or finance.
  • Be a team player, capable of coaching and developing finance and accounting staff, teachable and open to learning.
  • Understanding and knowledge of finance internal controls
  • .Quarterly balance sheet preparation for different entities and consolidation with the region for partnership reporting and compliance of bank covenant requirements.
  • Maintenance of a fixed asset register and support
  • documentation of all the control accounts in the balance sheet.
  • Ongoing interactions with business units to identify their needs and mutually develop solutions to meet them and resolve any challenges.
  • Consolidation of the annual budgets and a provision of the trend analysis from previous years performance.
  • Preparation of all global and ad hoc reports to ensure our compliance with our internal clients and KPMG International.
  • Participating in initiatives to develop and/or onboard reporting tools that enhance efficiencies and to also be part of the team developing solutions to ease access of information to users

Personal attributes:

  • Good communication (written and verbal), numeracy, presentation and analytical skills.
  • IT proficiency, especially Microsoft Excel.
  • An eye for detail.
  • Team player with leadership capability.
  • Diligent and committed to excellence.
  • Excellent coordination and planning skills.

We offer:

  • An exciting opportunity to work in a Big 4 firm with a presence across East Africa.
  • Continuous learning and development.
  • Exposure to multi-disciplinary and diverse teams.
  • Unrivalled space to grow and be innovative.
  • Opportunity to work in a driven and versatile finance function.

Method of Application

Senior Accountant – Filling the link is mandatory for consideration alongside your application to quoting ‘Senior Associate – Finance by 29 February 2024.

Fund/Grants Manager – Finance Specialist – Filling the link is mandatory for consideration alongside your application to quoting ‘Fund/Grants Manager – Finance Specialist’ by 4 March 2024.

Interested and qualified? Go to KPMG on to apply

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