Dorbe-Leit Consulting

Accountant - Nairobi

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Active since 10-07-2018 Job category Accountancy / Controlling / Tax
Location Nairobi Level -
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type -
Hours 0 Salary Kshs.100, 000
Our client is a 3 star hotel offering accommodation services, a restaurant and bar with conference facilities designed to cater for travellers and corporate events. The hospitality sector has been vibrant offering a range of service package with the modern traveller and corporates in mind.

Are you a service centred sales and marketing professional with a keen eye for offering clients with excellent hospitality services? Are you able to negotiate for good business deals and make powerful presentations to a variety of high level audiences? If so then you are the person we would like to hear from right now. The role reports to the General Manager.

Purpose Statement of the Position
The jobholder will be in charge of all accounting aspects that pertains to the hotel to include but not limited to Financial reporting, budgeting, ensuring efficient& effective operation as pertains to account receivables, account payables, cashiering, banking, procurement systems, among others.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Monitors compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and hotel procedures.
• Reviews, investigates, and corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports.
• Assures compliance with government, county, local and corporate policies, regulations and laws.
• Reviews accounts payables and weekly check runs and reconciles.
• Determines proper handling of financial transactions and approves transactions within designated limits.
• Compiles and analyses financial information to prepare entries to general ledger accounts, cost centres and documents business transactions.
• Responsible for daily Stock takes, reconciliation and timely of daily sales reports against expenses.
• Responsible for verification of income auditing, receivables & debtors reconciliation
• Distributes monthly comparison reports and cost centre reports according to schedules.
• Prepares financial statements and other reports to summarize and interpret current and projected company financial position.
• Analyse transactional processes and identify areas where additional accuracies and efficiencies can be achieved.
• Applies cost accounting methods to achieve accurate representation of cost centre performance.
• Assist with monthly forecast & annual budgets prepares all allocations;
• Coordinate monthly closing process and reconciliation of general ledger accounts
• Responsible for all taxes obligations.
• Maintain system of accounts and keep records on all company transactions and assets
• Report, analyse, and ensure integrity of all financial information.

Minimum Requirement
• Holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or related from a reputable institution
• CPA (K) or equivalent holder
• Minimum of 3 years working experience in a similar position in a reputable hotel or institution preferably 3-4 star rating.
• Strong knowledge of property management systems. Prior experience with hotel operating systems (Fidelio/opera, Delphi, micros, related).
• In-depth technical proficiency in Microsoft applications.

Competencies and Skills required

• The ability to display a high degree of professionalism and integrity as befitting a member of management.
• Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to set priorities for self and others.
• Excellent listening skills.
• Deep and advanced accounting and mathematical skills.
• Quality cautious and keen on detail
• Good planning and organizational skills.
• Good communication skills both written and spoken.


More information
This listing is a full-time job

Job category Accountancy / Controlling / Tax
Industry / Industries Hospitality / Recreation / Travel
Region Kenya
Keywords AC

Contact information

Name Dorbe Leit