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Assistant Accountant At Britam – APPLY NOW

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience3 – 5 years
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldFinance / Accounting / Audit 

Job Purpose:

The job holder is responsible for performing financial analysis, financial reporting and budgeting for Britam General and Corporate.

Key responsibilities:

  • Perform Monthly GL and FAR reconciliation.
  • Perform monthly asset additions per Business Unit as outlined in the supplier invoice. 
  • Check for completeness and accuracy of fixed assets sub ledger and month-end closing activities such as account reconciliations, journal entries and adjustments.
  • Retrieve support documents for additions and disposals within the years for audit purpose. 
  • Lauch and follow up claims pertaining lost assets with the insurance company.
  • Monitoring and ensure that company assets are tagged before dispatch to the branches or put in use.
  • Ensure all company assets are insured and their respective cost mapped to each asset category.
  • Ensure that the Fixed Asset Register Manual is updated to reflect the proper accounting.
  • Maintain proper fixed asset register aligned to the respective Business units.
  • Assist in yearly fixed asset financial audit.
  • Coordinate and lead yearly asset verifications in both head office and branches.
  • Ensure adherence to financial regulations, policies and procedures during assets disposals and retirement from Fixed asset register.
  • Collaborate with other units to monitor asset disposals and movements within the group.
  • Monthly closure of FA module after all the additions in a month have been done per Business Unit.
  • Be Involved in technology upgrades within ERP and changes related to fixed asset maintenance.
  • Provide support to audit processes by providing relevant schedules, listings and reconciliations as and when required.
  • Organize and maintain fixed asset documentations for references in the shared folder.
  • Delegated Authority:  As per the approved Delegated Authority Matrix.

Key Performance Measures:

  • As described in your Personal Scorecard.

Knowledge, experience and qualifications required

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field.
  • CPA(K) or other similarly recognized accounting profession qualification.
  • 3 – 5 years of accounting experience in a similar role.
  • Knowledge of ERP AP system and/or experience of using Oracle Financials would be an advantage.
  • Strong computer and business solutions software skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Analytical skills.

Technical/ Functional competencies:

  • Knowledge of insurance regulatory requirements.
  • Knowledge of insurance products.
  • Sales and marketing management skills.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Britam on britam.taleo.net to apply.

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