Group Accountant

Nairobi, Kenya
Full-time
Mid-Level
About WEEE Center

Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Centre (WEEE Centre) offers the services of awareness creation (training) and safe disposal of electrical and electronic waste (e-Waste); in accordance with NEMA waste regulations and WEEE regulations that are protective to both the environment and public health. As a fundamental core value, The WEEE Centre runs an environmentally friendly operation. We are committed to the efficient, safe and conservative disposal of electrical and electronic waste.

About Computer for Schools Kenya

Computers for Schools Kenya (CFSK) is a Non-Governmental, Non-Profit organization based in Nairobi, Kenya. We’re located in Mihang’o, Embakasi (off the Eastern by-pass). CFSK seeks to establish an information-rich Kenyan society by facilitating the development and access of information and communication technology infrastructure and capacity in educational and training institutions as well as resource centers. CFSK does this through the sourcing, refurbishment, and distribution of computers and computer accessories to institutions at a nominal fee.

About Circular Innovation Hub

The Circular Innovation Hub is a one-stop-shop for Circular Economy Excellence in Africa, inspiring and enabling the transition to a sustainable world. Our mission is to be an active part of fast-tracking the development towards a more circular and sustainable society, by creating a collaborative platform where stakeholders can grow, meet, influence and be seen.

About this role

We are looking for a highly skilled and experienced accountant to join our group of companies. The successful candidate will oversee multiple companies' financial operations, ensure compliance with accounting principles and statutory obligations, prepare financial reports, and analyze financial data to provide valuable insights.

Responsibilities:

- Oversee the financial operations of multiple companies within the group, ensuring the accurate and timely recording of financial transactions.

- Prepare financial statements and reports in accordance with accounting principles and standards.

- Analyse financial data and provide insights to management for informed decision-making.

- Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of financial transactions and ensure compliance with local, state, and federal tax laws and regulations.

- Prepare and file tax returns for the group of companies.

- Manage accounts payable and accounts receivable functions, including invoicing and collections.

- Develop and maintain financial policies and procedures for the group of companies.

- Provide guidance and support to other departments within the group of companies regarding financial matters.

- Collaborate with external auditors to ensure timely and accurate completion of audits.

Requirements:

- Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or a related field.

- CPA or equivalent professional certification is preferred.

- 5+ years of experience in accounting, preferably with experience in a multi-company environment.

- Strong knowledge of accounting principles, standards, and regulations.

- Proficient in the use of accounting software and MS Excel.

- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

- Strong attention to detail and ability to multitask and meet deadlines.

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

- If you are a highly motivated and results-oriented individual with a passion for accounting and finance, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity to join our group of companies.

To apply send CV and Cover letter to hr@weeecentre.com