Senior Accountant Job, Accounting Jobs 2021,

Position: Senior Accountant

Location: Nairobi

Job description

Reporting to the Finance Manager of Royal Nairobi Golf Club, the Senior Accountant will be in charge of the Club’s finance/ accounting management and office administration. The office holder will oversee Finance /Accounting, stores and office Administration functions.


Cash flow management

  • Oversee debt collection
  • Oversee and coordinate accounts payable and other payments
  • Oversee cash disbursements in accordance with financial management policies
  • Facilitates accounts receivable collections through phone calls, emails and letters.

Bank reconciliations review

  • Review bank and other cash reconciliations
  • Ensure reconciling items are dealt with promptly

Oversee period end closing process

  • Conduct month-end closing and year-end closing activities
  • Maintain balance sheet support schedules
  • Review Trial balance for accuracy
  • Prepare monthly management accounts
  • Prepare annual final accounts
  • Coordinate external and internal financial audit

Fixed Assets Management

  • Maintain accurate fixed assets register
  • Ensure adherence to organisation’s depreciation policy


  • Liaise with other department on budget proposals
  • Consolidate proposals into the draft budget


  • Ensure that the accountants meet their reporting obligations, and that the reports originating from them are accurate, reliable, useful and timely.
  • Oversees member billing and collection procedures.
  • Keep all financial records in safe custody.
  • Ensure compliance and consistency with RNGC financial policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that internal controls, policies and procedures are maintained and improved upon.
  • Guide, manage and supervise accountants, controller and store team in general.
  • Carry out any other tasks as assigned by the Finance Manager.


  • Bachelor’s degree in commerce or business related studies together with professional qualifications in CPA (K)/ ACCA.
  • At least three (3) years of experience managing a finance department team, preferably in hospitality sector.
  • Member of ICPAK/ ACCA or a recognized accounting professional body.
  • Computer literate with special skills on POS software and ERP.
  • Must be a person of high integrity.
  • Knowledge of payroll processing and related taxes.
  • Experience with computerized accounting.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

How to apply

Applications should be emailed to including cover letter, current and expected remuneration and detailed resume. Deadline for application is Friday 19th March 2021 at COB. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.