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Accountant

Do you love working with numbers?


Job Overview

Category : Accounting Banking Finance and Insurance
Experience(s) : 3-5 Year
Location : Lamu
Job Type: Entry Level
Job Kind : Full Time
Highest Educational Level : Diploma/Bachelors Degree in Accounting or CPA
Salary :

Client Overview

Located in the village of Shela, on the island of Lamu – just off the Kenya Coast – Our client offers a unique accommodation with its 3,000 sq. metres of tropical garden. Located directly at the sea front with two fresh water swimming pools. They offer guests one of the most luxurious stays available in an area rife with beauty, high-end resorts, and unique experiences. An incredible seafront location, beautiful tropical gardens, and enough personality to catch the attention of even the most seasoned traveler add up to make the hotel a delight for any visitor.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Controlling the payroll
  • Producing an accurate set of month-end accounts, with comparisons to forecasts and previous periods
  • Preparing profit and loss accounts and the balance sheet for senior management
  • Assisting in preparing budgets and business planning, including projected room revenue
  • Reconciling bank statements
  • Ensuring legislation is followed regarding VAT and PAYE
  • Chasing late payments, reporting bad debts and keeping a careful eye on the cash flow

Key Qualifications:

  • Accountancy skills, ideally honed in a hospitality environment
  • IT knowledge, as transactions are usually done through computerized systems, electronic cash tills and so on
  • Data processing skills, including spreadsheet packages
  • Analytical and communication skills
  • Unmatched attention to detail as you’ll be preparing detailed financial information for senior management