Accountant Job in Kenya (60K)

Job Title: Senior Accountant

Nature of Job: Full Time

Industry: Manufacturing

Salary: 60k

Job Location: Nairobi,

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

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

Avoid legal challenges by complying with legal requirements.

Provide leadership in the Accounts department

Protect an organization’s value by keeping information

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

Spearhead debt collection and ensure the debt level are well

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

Provide input into department’s goal setting process

Prepare financial statements and produce budgets according to

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


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

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

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted
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