General Electric Kenya: Senior Accountant Jobs
The General Electric Company (GE) is an American multinational conglomerate corporation incorporated in the State of New York. In 2010, Forbes ranked GE as the world’s second largest company, based on a formula that compared the total sales, profits, assets, and market value of several multinational companies. The company has 304,000 employees around the world.
Posted Position Title: Senior Accountant (Reporting) Kenya CoE
Career Level: Experienced
Function Segment: Controllership
Postal Code: 00100
Relocation Expenses: None
GE is expanding in Sub-Sahara Africa region and we are inviting Senior Accountants & Finance professional to join our team in Kenya. Kenya Center of Exellence (CoE) supports the following countries in Africa: Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Uganda, Equatorial Guinea, Botswana, and Senegal.
Essential Job Responsibilities:
Ø Leading Accounting & Reporting for a number of GE Businesses in various countries
Ø Conduct accounting activities on day-to-day basis, and during monthly / quarterly / yearly closing
Ø Work closely with GE businesses Operations and Finance teams to ensure Controllership, Compliance and Operational excellence
Ø Monthly/ Quarterly Acc Reconciliations
Ø Analyze, book, Pay and reconcile T&L (Travel and Living)
Ø Analyze, book, Pay and reconcile AP (Accounts Payables)
Ø Prepare and process monthly Payroll and employees benefits
Ø Perform Reconciliation: (Balance Sheet, Banks, Suppliers,)
Ø Preparing yearly budgets/planning/pricing, and conduct variance and productivity analysis to monitor and control any deviation
Ø Analyze financial transactions, determine accuracy, insure completeness and compliance to established policies & procedures and GAAP
Ø Any other duties or responsibilities as assigned by supervisor
Ø Responsible for all aspects & concepts of accounting
Ø Ensure the smooth operations of the accounting processes; treasury, GL, AR, AP, Payroll, T&L, closing and reporting etc.
* Support and participate in all accounting activities during the monthly/quarterly close, including the preparation of account reconciliations.
Ø Lead in the monthly/quarterly reporting process to HQ and the biz units.
Ø Drive continuous process improvement in the accounting processes in the Center, including key controllership projects.
Ø Analyze financial transactions, determine accuracy, completeness and conformance to established policies and procedures and generally accepted accounting standards
Ø Account Receivables and Account Payables aging report feed to HQ’s and collection and payables department
Ø Organizes and plans auditing schedules.
Ø Develops policy and procedure manuals for accounting department
Ø Bachelor’s degree, major in accounting.
Ø Minimum 4 years relevant experience.
Ø Solid communication, organization and documentation skills.
Ø Strong interpersonal/teamwork skills.
Ø Solid computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Ø Having project management & coaching experience would be an asset.
Ø Ability to influence without authority and work collaboratively in a team. Relationship Building & Networking Skills with internal organization and customers
* Flexibility, with a positive attitude to change
* Proactive and able to influence others
* Highly organised and able to take ownership
* Wanting to work in a dynamic environment
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