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Management Accountant Job Vacancy in Nairobi Kenya

Management Accountant


Our client, a leading FMCG Company focusing on personal care products is looking for a Management Accountant.

Reporting to the Finance Director, the successful candidate’s key role will be monitoring and advising management on the performance of the company in terms of costs and profitability as well as preparation of management accounts and reports.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure Production of timely (before 4th of every month) and accurate financial reports and statements including the trial balance, profit and loss account, balance sheet and cash flow through Apogee accounting software.
  • Ensure proper maintenance of books of accounts that accurately depict current financial conditions as per laid down financial controls and procedures.
  • Ensure accurate maintenance of the general ledger (GL) and ensure that all GL accounts are reconciled before 15th of every month and any errors corrected.
  • Consolidate cost and revenues and extract monthly management information for decision making including the performance of Cost Centres against budgeted amounts.
  • Evaluate non-financial indicators, such as stock turnover, quick ratio, debtor’s ratios, cash ratios, profitability ratios, etc and report on their effect on businesses performance or profitability.
  • Issue monthly and yearly stock take instructions and oversee the stock take exercise (including spares, and factory consumables) and ensure accurate stock records in the ERP for Finished goods, WIP and Raw materials at all times. Investigate and promptly report on any variance.
  • Ensure that all costing (including Raw Materials, WIP and Finished goods) are done and captured accurately. Ensure accuracy of monthly weighted average costs.
  • Monitor costs such as motor vehicle maintenance, wages, overtime, materials, equipment maintenance, marketing and all other costs and identify areas of the business where inefficiencies may occur and advise the Finance Director accordingly.
  • Monitor sales performance in terms of value, margins and sales per SKU on a monthly and cumulative basis, compare with prior year, budget and report on variance.
  • Ensure that processes needed for the Quality Management System (ISO 9001:2000) are established, implemented and maintained.
Qualifications and experience
  • Advanced University Degree/ MBA in Finance or related field
  • CPA (K)
  • A minimum of 8 years progressive experience as a Management Accountant in a similar business environment.
  • Superior leadership and management skills; able to lead results based teams and inspire them to work together to achieve stretching objectives.
  • Mature, pleasant personality with outstanding communication skills.
To apply, send your CV only to by 5th July 2011 clearly indicating the position you are applying for and minimum salary expectation on the subject line.

Only serious candidates who meet the above specifications need apply.

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