Financial Reporting Accountant Job at Henkel

Financial Reporting Accountant Job at Henkel… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at Henkel.


Henkel operates worldwide with leading brands and technologies in three exciting business areas: Laundry & Home Care, Beauty Care, and Adhesive Technologies. Our success is built on constant innovation and people who strive for excellence. Working at Henkel is much more than just a job. It’s a passion. Have you got what it takes?


  • The Financial Reporting Accountant is responsible for both internal and external reporting for Henkel Kenya and thereby ensures overall accuracy with all relevant reporting requirements and adheres to Henkel’s policies and procedures, especially the Corporate Standard of Accounting (CSA).
  • Prepares internal and external reporting in line with the relevant accounting standards and as per Henkel requirements in terms of quality and deadlines.
  • Prepares the annual financial statements in line with local statutory requirements and supports the coordination for the external year-end audit.
  • Acts as a business partner for Henkel’s business units and functions and advisor to the local finance organization for accounting related questions.
  • Ensures execution of Accounting related internal controls and actively reviews and proposes changes to existing Accounting processes and policies.
  • Supports projects impacting general accounting, especially in the area of digitalization (system migrations, enhancements, etc.).
  • Implements new local accounting requirements.
  • Supports the preparation, review, and timely submission of tax reports and returns in liaison with tax advisors.
  • Performs monthly closing activities in areas of GL and cost center accounting.


  • 7 years minimal work experience is required for this position
  • Work experience gained within Big Four audit firm and multinational corporate environment in the areas of General Accounting & finance
  • Strong expertise in FMCG and/or Industrial sector is an additional asset
  • Soft skills: Collaboration and teamwork, communication, complex problem-solving, decision-making, critical & systematic thinking, conflict management, analytical skills, integrity, advanced MS Office skills and familiarity with accountings systems (SAP B1)

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