Nairobi Safari Club Is Looking For Chief Accountant. Apply Today!!


Nairobi Safari Club Is Looking For Chief Accountant. Apply Today!! 1 Position
Emploi Recruitment

Nairobi, Kenya

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Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

Chief Accountant at Nairobi Safari Club

The Nairobi Safari Club has been a distinctive feature of Nairobi City’s landscape for decades, gracing the skyline with its unique white spherical design.

Department Finance .

Reports directly to the General Manager & Finance Director

Supervises and directs all Accounts personnel including:

  1. Front Office Cashiers
  2. F&B Cashiers
  3. Parking Cashiers
  4. Stores personnel
  5. Cost controllers

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Handle full spectrum of financial and cost accounting role e.g. forecasting, budgeting, etc
  • Responsible for day to day finance and accounts operations
  • Ensure that all accounting records are maintained i.e. ledgers and subsidiary books of accounts.
  • Preparation of Hotel financial statements and ensure timely closing of accounts
  • The continuous audit of all accounts, records and transactions of the Hotel.
  • The maintenance of Cost Control records and taking of accurate physical inventories and generally supervise the Cost Controller and his/her assistants.
  • Analysis of variances, excess usage of Stores, Food and Beverage Stores items.
  • Approving daily sales/covers reports and ensuring all reports are prepared and issued on timely basis by the income auditor.
  • Approving all disbursement vouchers
  • Checking banking is done daily and correctly
  • Perform cash flow forecasting, budgeting and working closely with the operations in analyzing margins, variances and cost analysis
  • Carrying out surprise cash counts and ensuring a float file is maintained.
  • Checking bank reconciliation statements.
  • Examining payroll, ensuring unclaimed wages and service are banked.
  • Approving LPO’s in conjunction with the Head of Finance/General Manager.
  • Preparing/supervising and reviewing the month end closing vouchers and accounts ensuring all journal vouchers are passed.
  • Ensuring that closing deadlines are adhered to.
  • Ensure the audit file is updated monthly.
  • Check all petty cash and cheque payments allocation and ensure they are properly allocated to the right accounts.
  • To ensure insurance premiums and cover are renewed and adequate.
  • Ensure all taxes are properly accrued and paid.
  • Ensure smooth year-end closing with External Auditors which will include a detailed review of all balance sheet accounts in December of every year and any necessary adjustments.
  • Adequate reserves and accruals are maintained during the year.
  • Perform project cost forecasts/budgets, cost tracking, monitoring and controls
  • Implement the recommendations by both the internal and external audits of the follow-ups and corrections of the weak points raised.


  • CPA or Degree in Accounting/Finance/ACCA qualification
  • Min 5 years relevant experience in financial & management accounting particularly in Hospitality Industry and have a good understanding of hospitality accounting systems such as SUN system
  • Excellent strategic planning skills
  • Excellent leadership skills and ability to develop a team

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Emploi Recruitment
Emploi Recruitment

Nairobi, Kenya

51 - 299 people

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