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Chief Accountant Job in Kenya

Dynamic People Consulting is recruiting for one of its clients, Signode Packaging Systems Ltd, the leading worldwide manufacturer and distributor of protective packaging systems.

Signode is looking for a focused individual to join their team as the
 Chief Accountant.

Reporting to the General Manager, the Chief Accountant will be responsible for the following:

  • Leading the financial function within the unit
  • Concerned with business/strategic planning issues (Long Range Plan /Annual Plan)
  • Handling more complex financial analyses
  • Maintaining financial statements/records of a particular business area or unit.
  • Responsible for IT deployment in accounts
  • Representing the Company to internal/external stakeholders in tactical issues
  • Protecting the organisation’s assets and managing the risk
  • Guiding business managers on commercial issues/ decisions
  • Responsible for statutory compliance in both accounting and taxation
  • Providing inputs and assisting in country specific statutory consolidations, statutory accounting and tax audits
The successful candidate should have the following qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA-K)
  • A minimum of 8 years hands on experience post CPA-K qualification preferably in the manufacturing industry
  • Supervised a team of at least 2 people in the past 3 years
  • Experience in any established accounting package or ERP
  • Experience in finalizing accounts, preparation of Profit & Loss Account and Balance Sheet
  • Hands on experience in product costing and analysis of variances
  • Experience in managing current assets effectively (receivables and inventory)
  • Experience in fixed assets accounting and custodianship
  • Experience in capital budgeting and accounting
  • Experience in financial reporting and MIS as per IFRS
  • Experience dealing with Statutory and Internal Auditors
  • Experience handling KRA, VAT and Customs Laws, processes, compliance and day to day management
If you meet the above criteria, please email your CV to Dynamic People Consulting on: executivesearch@dpckenya.com


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