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Job Opportunity at Gibbs Farm - Senior Accountant, Hospitality

Gibbs Farm - Senior Accountant, Hospitality

TITTLE: Senior accountant, hospitality

Location: Arusha- Karatu

SUMMARY

  • Gibbs Farm, a high end five-star lodge in the Arusha - Karatu area currently has available a live-in position for a Senior Accountant, reporting to the Lodge Controller. 
  • We are currently seeking an experienced, and thorough senior accountant to join our renowned operation. Inthis role, you will demonstrate your management skills and accounting expertise in a variety of personal and corporate accounting practices.
  • Please only apply by email below with Resume, Qualifications, availability, and a cover letter demonstrating suitability for the position

CHARACTERISTICS

  • Hands-on, self-driven and motivated
  • Organised and results oriented.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Comfortable in dealing with and tolerant of diverse cultures, languages, and environments.
  • Highly numerate and accurate, with an eye for detail on numbers and analysis of financial results
  • Highly ethical and integrous with the ability to be principled when necessary.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Finance reporting function for all departments, balance sheet reconciliations & process monthly journals, monthly management account reporting, variance analysis, quarterly forecasts, annual budgets and high-level forecasts.
  • Treasury management and cashflow forecasting
  • Fixed asset register maintenance
  • Debtors age analysis and bad debt provision of Revaluation and authorisation of all bank reconciliations  
  • Review and approval of payment obligations (creditors)
  • Maintain commercial focus through preparation & review of detailed budgets, forecasts and input into management decisions.
  • Investigate and report variances and implement controls to reduce variances where relevant.
  • Plan, direct and coordinate the responsibilities of subordinates to ensure they are performing in line with expectations.
  • Manage External Audit and queries with Audit Team.
  • Co-ordinate regional annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting
  • Completion and submission of relevant tax returns, including VAT, Income Tax, PAYE and Withholding Tax
  • Maintain procedures for custody and control of assets and records in order to ensure safekeeping.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with internal customers and provide assistance when problems may be encountered.
  • Monthly preparation of the payroll and reviewing regional payroll.

QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Qualified Chartered Accountant 
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is a MUST
  • Must be proficient with Quick Book, MS Office Packages and be able to demonstrate superior MS Excel abilitiesExperience in Res Request a plus
  • Must be able to work in a challenging environment.
  • East African Tax & Accounting experience an advantage
  • International experience is a plus.
  • Luxury lodge experience an advantage.
  • Willing to relocate to Gibbs Farm/Karatu

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Must be highly numerate in financial reporting, internal controls, taxation, relationships with key stakeholders and problem solving.
  • Strong Commercial focus
  • Able to prioritise and balance Commercial and technical financial requirements.
  • The ability to generate and maintain a positive momentum and focus.
  • Consistently maintaining a high productivity level whilst demonstrating drive, stamina and the capacity to work hard.
  • aintains ethical and professional norms in all activities and including a willingness to develop oneself further.
  • Able to coach and facilitate the development of others’ knowledge and skills, providing timely feedback and guidance to help them reach goals.

BENEFITS.

  • Competitive salary
  • Live in Position room and board provided, shared single accommodation.
  • Uniform
  • Medical insurance

PLEASE SEND YOUR CV ALONG WITH A DETAILED COVERING LETTER VIA EMAIL: hr@gibbsfarm.com

APPLICATION LETTERS SHOULD REACH THE ABOVE ON OR

BEFORE 24TH MAY 2021,18HR00.