Accountant Job in Kenya (60K)

Job Title: Senior Accountant


Nature of Job: Full Time

Industry: Manufacturing

Salary: 60k

Job Location: Nairobi,
Mlolongo

Job Summary: Our client, a
manufacturer and a distributor of cleaning and sanitation products for both
Industrial and Domestic use is looking to fill the role of a Senior Accountant
with good accounting experience in a busy manufacturing company.

The jobholder will report to the general manager and supervise
Accountant, Credit Controller & Accounts assistants in the company.

Duties and
Responsibilities

·        
Prepare and record asset, liability, revenue, and expenses
entries by compiling and analyzing account information.

·        
Maintain and balance subsidiary accounts by verifying,
allocating, posting, reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies.

·        
Maintain general ledger by transferring subsidiary accounts;
preparing a trial balance; reconciling entries.

·        
Summarize financial status by collecting information; preparing
balance sheet, profit and loss, and other statements like management accounts
monthly

·        
Avoid legal challenges by complying with legal requirements.

·        
Provide leadership in the Accounts department

·        
Protect an organization’s value by keeping information
confidential.

·        
Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results

·        
Analyze financial information and summarize financial status

·        
Review and suggest ways to improve overall efficiency and
spending of the company

·        
Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and
procedures

·        
Spearhead debt collection and ensure the debt level are well
managed


·        
Balance the debt and credit levels of the company and ensure
smooth operation

·        
Prepare the company annual budget and manage monthly
departmental budgets

·        
Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast
process

·        
Provide input into department’s goal setting process

·        
Prepare financial statements and produce budgets according to
schedule

·        
Oversee tax audits and tax returns

·        
Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance

·        
Support month-end and year-end close process

·        
Develop and document business processes and accounting policies
to maintain and strengthen internal controls

·        
Liaise with the management to improve financial procedures

·        
Any other duties which may be given to you from time to time

Requirements:

·        
CPA (K) graduate

·        
Degree in Finance /Accounting or strategic management shall be
an added advantage

·        
A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Accounting in FMCG
Environment – At least 1 year in a senior role

·        
Knowledge of Quick books ,Sage, Pastel accounting packages or
ERP system

·        
Strong analytical, communication and leadership skills

·        
Competent accounting and control skills related to project
entities

·        
Proven administrative, leadership and management ability in the
areas of strategic planning and organizational development

·        
Ability to develop, monitor and maintain management information
systems and procedures

·        
Experience of financial responsibility for a budget

·        
Ability to work on own initiative and under pressure

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates are encouraged to send CVs quoting relevant
skills, qualifications and experience to [email protected]

Interviews will be done on a rolling basis until the position is
filled

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted
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