Accountant Job in Kenya

Job Title: Senior Accountant

Location: Kiambu County,

Background

Mathara Holdings Limited seeks to recruit an experienced,
competent and self-motivated individual with who will form the core team that
will deliver on the Corporation’s strategic intentions.

Job Purpose

The Senior Accountant will administratively report to the Chief
Finance Officer and provide day to day oversight of all finance functions while
overseeing cost controls and financial compliance of the Head Office and all
business units.

Responsibilities

  • Provide to the management
    accurate and timely management accounts on a monthly basis;

  • Provide supervisory role to the
    accountant receivable/payable and branch accounts assistants;

  • Avail fully all branch/unit
    management accounts;

  • Oversee companywide monthly
    expenditures;

  • Drawing rental leases in
    conjunction with the property managers and giving a report to the
    management;

  • Plan and execute stock taking
    exercises and provide inventory report on a regular basis;

  • Preparation and updating of the
    fixed asset register; and

  • Liaise with unit managers to
    ensure the projected incomes are met or exceeded; and

  • Any other duties that may be
    assigned by the CFO.

Qualifications

For appointment to this grade, an Officer must have:

  • The candidate must be holder of
    a Bachelor of Commerce, accounting/Finance option;

  • The candidate must be a holder
    of CPA(K) and a member of ICPAK in good standing;

  • The candidate should possess at
    least 5 years’ or more minimum experience in a FMCG in the level of a
    Financial/Management accountant or senior accountant;

  • The candidate who has
    experience in working for a group company which has subsidiaries or
    independent branches, will have an added advantage;

  • The candidate must be computer
    literate with proficiency in Navision accounting software, Sage Evolution
    or any other relevant ERP system;

  • Ability to generate and present
    accurate and timely reports; and

  • Able to work autonomously
    and/or with minimal supervision.

How to Apply

If you fit the above profile and are interested in this
challenging opportunity, please submit your application to 
[email protected]  with the job
title as the subject heading. Your application should consist of a cover letter
and detailed curriculum vitae in MS Word or PDF with three (3) professional
referees.

Include your current and expected remuneration package in the
cover letter. Remuneration will be discussed with the suitable candidate and
will be commensurate with the level of experience and the qualifications
required for this position.

The deadline for submission of applications is Close of Business,
5 PM, Friday 10th July 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We
are an equal opportunity employer.
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