Accounts Job in Kenya 2020
Career Kenya: Accounts Job in Kenya 2020
Employment vacancy : Today Recruitment Kenya


Africa Health Management LLC
767 Fifth Avenue
12th Floor
New York, NY 10153
Phone: +1 915.204.9110
Alt: +233 24.412.3333

Alt Email:
Job Title: Senior
Associate, Accounts

Level: Senior Associate
Department: Finance
Reports to: Head of Accounts & Chief
Finance Officer

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

I. Company Background

II. AHH is an
African-focused health asset management entity which is committed to investing
in and transforming healthcare assets across Africa through innovation

and technology. Our goal is to develop
high-quality healthcare facilities, roll them up under a common management
entity, and lower the cost of care delivery. We

presently own and operate 40 hospitals and
clinics across Accra, Ghana, Lagos, Nigeria and Nairobi, Kenya which are
undergoing our unique turnaround process

and operational overhaul.

III. Objectives of Role

The Senior Finance
Associate provides comprehensive and proactive support to the finance
department in providing high quality technical financial support on a range of
financial matters, including analyzing financial information, producing
financial reports and developing financial policies and other tools to enhance
financial policies, financial integrity and consistency in standards, and to
facilitate decision making as well as maintaining good accounting systems and
structures according to AHH and National standards of accounting operations.
You will assist the team in relationship management with a portfolio of
prioritized health system accounts.

IV. Job Description

Financial Accounting role;

• Responsible for
developing annual plans and budgets for the Finance department to support the
achievement of the corporate strategy.

• Updates and implements financial and
accounting policies, procedures, and strategies across the organization.

• Works with Head of Accounts /CFO on
possible Investment portfolios where funds can be channeled to.

• Manages software accounting system and
ensures the business runs smoothly and profitably.

• Prepares the monthly financials as well
as monthly management reports for Head of Accounts and CFO.

• Maintains accounting practices to ensure
accurate and reliable data is available for business operations and planning.

• Manages relationships with relevant
external bodies/contacts e.g. regulatory organizations, external auditors,
solicitors, banks etc.

• Ensures the prompt administration of
monthly payrolls, staff allowances and benefits, tax remittance, payment of
insurance premiums and other statutory fees.

Implements and ensures compliance with the
accounting policies and procedures of AHH (Ghana, Nigeria and Kenya, other AHH
owned and operated brands across Africa) in line with financial regulatory

• Works with the Head of Accounts/CFO to
ensure the preparation and communication of timely, accurate, and useful
financial and management reports for investors.

Financial Admin role;

• Submitting claim forms
& ensuring payment to vendors for various office related expenses.

• Overseeing the Updating of Petty Cash
Templates daily.

• Supervision of Issuance and preparation
of Invoices and receipts to ensure compliance with agreed standards and

• Ensure prompt and timely Preparation
& Management of Weekly Receivables report and tracking for follow up to
ensure collections to agreed terms.

• Management & Preparation of Monthly
payables Report, along with monthly costs budget.

• Preparation of Monthly Statement of
Receipts & Disbursement Report.

• Assist in managing Expenses Control,
Petty Cash Management & Control of petty expenses.

• Assist in carrying out administrative
tasks as may be assigned from time to time by CFO. Internal Audit role;

• Works with the Head of Accounts/CFO on
reviewing operational and financial processes to provide management with an
independent assessment of business risk, internal control and overall
effectiveness and efficiency of the process.

• Works with the Head of Accounts/CFO on
reviewing AHH’s strategy, operations, business performance and information
processing and identify risks that may impact the group’s financial statements
or management accounts.

• Works with the Head of Accounts/CFO on
periodic reviews of existing Company policies, processes, and controls to
identify risks and make appropriate recommendations to management for
corrective actions.

• Provide periodic report to Audit
Committee on Audit Plan and on Internal Audit assignments, investigations.

• Ensures the accurate recording of
financial transactions, and the prompt reconciliation of all accounts.

• Responsible for audit reviews of
business units, financial and management processes, and systems to ensure
compliance with company policies and procedures.

• Supervises and assists in coordinating
the preparation and implementation of annual internal audit plans /programs and
endure adherence to plans.

• Audits/special reviews of operations and
assessment of business risk and provide recommendations for strengthening
existing internal controls.

• Investigate specific cases of fraud,
defalcations and other malpractices and make appropriate recommendation to
prevent future re –occurrence.

• Liaises with external auditor and other
business units on timely audit of the company financial accounts.

• Performs pre- and post-payment audit of
salaries, major purchases and other transactions involving cash flow to ensure
they are properly authorized and approved with supporting documents.

• Any other duties as will be assigned by
the Head of account/CFO.

Experience and skill required:

• BSc/MSc/MBA in Finance
and Accounting

• 5years’ working experience in Finance
& Accounting Managerial role

• Excellent knowledge of best practice
finance policies and procedures.

• Excellent knowledge of accounting
systems/software and practices.

• Proficiency in the use of relevant
computer applications for financial reporting e.g Sage 
50 (Peach tree), QuickBooks, Xero etc.
• Budgeting, financial forecasting and
cost control.

• Investment planning and portfolio

• Financial reporting and Tax

• Strong project management skills
• Excellent customer relationship
management skills

• Excellent interpersonal and negotiation

• Presentation and communications skills.

How To Apply

Interested candidates
should send CV to
 using the job
title “Senior Accounts Associate Kenya” as the subject of the email.


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