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Title: Accountant- Importing Company

Location: Industrial Area, Nairobi,

Gross Salary: 40-50k,

Our client is a major importer of the conveyer and industrial belts. They seek to hire a highly competent and experienced Accountant who will handle the full set of company accounts and ensure that the company’s daily accounting functions run accurately and effectively.


  • S/he will be responsible for the full financial accounting function for accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Give account of cash transactions (bank account and petty cash) and reconciliations
  • Ensure allocation and accounting of inter-company transactions and reconciliation with HQ.
  • Process monthly/weekly accounting reports
  • keeping financial records updated, preparing reports and reconciling bank statements
  • Running accounting software programs like ERP (NAVISION) to process business transactions on payable and receivable accounts, disbursements, expense vouchers and receipts
  • Administering the company’s payroll and associated statutory requirements on time (PAYE, NSSF, NHIF, leave)
  • Undertaking daily banking functions and bank reconciliations. Deal with daily petty cash.
  • Undertaking the preparatory work for the annual audit of accounts and assisting in implementation of audit recommendations
  • Undertaking any ad hoc duties associated with the accounts function, including maintaining financial files and records, and photocopying.
  • Ensuring all filing is done in a timely, accurate and organized manner
  • Carrying out other related tasks as might be required from time to time.


  • Bachelor of Commerce Financial Management/CPA-Accounting Degree
  • 4-5 years’ work experience as an Accountant position in FMCG industry.
  • Must be between 25-30 years.
  • Must be well versed with ERP accounting software.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel and Word). Advanced Excel a plus.
  • Must have a professional certificate such as ACCA, CIMA and ICAEW
  • High ethical standards and professionalism, since they are often responsible for the banking and bookkeeping of a business.
  • Must be very knowledgable with the local laws and regulations.
  • Familiarity with computer technology and knowledge of a variety of software programs related to the field.
  • Must possess strong reporting skills.
  • Excellent numerical and analytical abilities
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good time management, planning and organizing skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • High-stress tolerance and resilience
  • Results and detailed orientated
  • Only candidates from FMCG Companies will be considered for the Interview Process.

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