Senior Fund Accountant at Centum

Job Description


Centum is East Africa’s leading investment company listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange and Uganda Securities Exchange. We are an investment channel providing investors with access to a portfolio of inaccessible, quality, diversified investments. Our Key objective is to consistently generate market beating returns by building extraordinary enterprises throughout Africa.

Job Brief

The Incumbent shall be responsible for managing the finance and accounting functions of the company which includes receivables & payables management, treasury/cash management, taxation management and financial reporting as well

Key Accountabilities
Financial Planning and Analysis

This involves budgeting, forecasting and management reporting to support Strategy implementation

Design Financial KPIs and other performance metrics to support performance management in strategy implementation

Support the budgeting process to come up with P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash flow, supported by indepth sensitivity analysis of assumptions

Carry out period end check list procedures, GL validation and reconciliations to compile, analyse and prepare monthly, quarterly and annual management accounts for presentation to the management and during BRM meetings

Ongoing forecasting and presentation of Financial performance to Management and Board for information-based decision making

Financial and Statutory reporting

Ensure accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues and expenses, assets and liabilities in the GL as per internal policies and in adherence to IFRSs

Prepare annual statutory accounts for audit and subsequent filing with CMA and the Registrar of Companies

Ensure accurate assessment of all taxes, adhere to tax filing deadlines for all transactional taxes (withholding tax, VAT, Income Tax and payroll taxes and deductions (PAYE, NSSF, NHIF, NITA)

Unit funds reporting

Compile and analyse financial information to prepare financial statements including monthly, quarterly and annual accounts for the Nabo Africa Unit Trust Funds

Ensure portfolio valuation in the GL is accurate and reconciling with Custodian Trustee records, Fund Management system/software (APX) on a monthly basis

Ensure fund reporting deadline are met

Prepare and submit to CMA quartely financial statements for the unit funds

CMA reporting

Prepare and submit to CMA quartely financial statements for the unit funds

Prepare and submit Nabo monthly risk-based capital adequacy reports to CMA

Monitor CMA liquid capital requirements

Prepare and submit Nabo quartely financial information reports to CMA

Ensure all CMA reporting deadlines are met

Risk, controls and compliance

Act as a custodian of NCL and Unit funds operating and financial policies, processes, and procedures

Establish and monitor the implementation and maintenance of the ICS

Update the ICS to considering the dynamic business environment while at the same time safeguarding the resources of NCL and unit funds

Liaise with the Group Internal Audit department to ensure that all outstanding Internal Audit issues are closed off

Finance operations

Manage General Operations including procurement, premises administration, Security, Board meetings preparation, fixed assets register and any duties that will be assigned by senior management or the board

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a Business Related field preferably Bachelors in Commerce


Fluency in Excel spreadsheets

Minimum 5 years’ experience

Excellent business reporting skills

Fluency in use of Excel

Experience in SAP

Experience in a similar industry will be an added advantage

Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

Nabo Capital is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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