Financial Accountant at - Nairobi, Kenya - ENGIE

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    Full time
    ENGIE is a leading world group that provides low-carbon energy. Our group is a global reference in low-carbon energy and services.
    Job Purpose/Mission
    An Accountant leads auditing financial documents and procedures, reconciling bank statements and calculating tax payments and returns. To be successful in this role, you should have previous experience with bookkeeping and a flair for spotting numerical mistakes

    Manage all accounting transactions.
    Prepare budget forecasts.
    Publish financial statements in time.
    Handle monthly, quarterly, and annual closings.
    Reconcile accounts payable and receivable.
    Ensure timely bank payments.
    Compute taxes and prepare tax returns.
    Manage balance sheets and profit/loss statements.
    Report on the company's financial health and liquidity.
    Audit financial transactions and documents.
    Reinforce financial data confidentiality and conduct database backups when necessary.
    Comply with financial policies and regulations.

    Knowledge and skills

    Holder of CPA, ACCA, or other accounting related certification.
    Knowledge of Excel spread sheets and data entry skills.
    Minimum experience of 5 year in accounting.
    Proven critical thinking skills that demonstrate fact finding/analysis and sound decision making.
    Excellent communications skills both written and verbal.
    Detail oriented and well-organized.

    Self-Drive and Ability to balance multiple tasks while working under tight deadlines with close attention to detail, accuracy, and quality at all times.

    Open to work in a flexible and creative work environment with fast-evolving operations
    Experience working in a Pay-go set up will be an added advantage
    A positive attitude is a must for this role.

    Bachelor's Degree or higher diploma in Accounting, Banking and Finance or another related field.

    English + ability to speak at least one local language.

    Ability to use basic Microsoft tools (Word & Excel).
    Experience in using SAP.
    Basic analyzing skills and power point presentations skills would be an added advantage.

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