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Tax & Management Accountant and Internal Auditor Jobs in Kenya

We are a leading manufacturing company whose core business is to market a wide range of selected quality alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages with a countrywide and regional distribution network.

We offer a full portfolio of beverages as well as partner with leading distillery Companies of international repute and distribute premium Wines and Spirits in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan.

In order to maintain our leadership in the industry, we are inviting applications from suitable candidates for the following positions:

Tax & Management Accountant 

Ref:TMA/011/01

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the holder of this position will be charged with the responsibility of ensuring the Company is in full compliance with tax regulation and that the Company’s costing and stock related policies are optimal and effective.

Specifically, the position holder will be responsible for:-
  • Extracting information from the accounting system and user departments for the computation and timely remittance of all tax and other statutory payments;
  • Handling of all tax and related issues with KRA and external auditors;
  • Maintaining a record of claims, refunds and settlement of taxes;
  • Ensuring timely and accurate costing and pricing of products and services to and from the Company;
  • Performing budget variance analysis on a monthly basis and reporting on variances that require management attention or subsequent flexing of the budget with particular emphasis on key result areas;
  • Preparation of price adjustments list for approval by the management;
  • Ensuring adherence to internal and external controls relating to tax and payroll payments;
  • Reconciling all tax and ledger accounts to ensure accuracy and correctness of entries and maintaining a dividend tax account;
  • Advising management on a continuous basis on relevant tax policies that need to be developed in line with changes in tax laws and regulations;
  • Planning for quarterly and annual stock take, follow up variance reconciliation and maintain appropriate records;
  • Ensuring correctness of inventory valuation in the accounting system.
Qualifications and Competencies
  • A Business related degree with specialization in Accounting or Finance;
  • A professional qualification in Accounting preferably CPA or ACCA;
  • A minimum of 5 years post graduation working experience of which 3 years should be in a senior managerial position preferably in a busy FMCG environment;
  • Prior experience in a tax consultancy firm will be an added advantage;
  • Hands on experience in use of ERP – knowledge of Sage is an added advantage;
  • Conversant with all relevant tax laws and other statutory regulations;
  • Conversant with IAS;
  • Good communication skills with ability to meet deadlines and a team player;
  • Person of high integrity with self discipline, innovative and strategic thinker.
Internal Auditor 

Ref:
 IA/011/02

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Internal Audit Manager, the holder of this position will be charged with the responsibility of ensuring that the risk management, internal controls and governance processes of the Company are effective.

Specifically, the role holder will be responsible for:
  • Implementation of internal audit strategies, policies and procedures;
  • Risk assessment and drafting of the annual internal audit plan;
  • Conducting preliminary surveys and preparation of audit engagement plans;
  • Carrying out audit reviews to assess the effectiveness of risk management and the adequacy of internal controls using the risk based approach;
  • Review of audit working papers and preparation of internal audit reports;
  • Carrying out special audits or investigations as may be required from time to time;
  • Follow up reviews and assess implementation of management action plans to address internal control deficiencies.
Qualifications and Competencies
  • A Business related bachelors degree; plus a professional qualification in Accounting preferably CPA (K) or ACCA;
  • A minimum of 3 years working experience in a busy FMCG Internal Audit Department;
  • Computer literate with hands on experience in use of an Enterprise Resource Planning tool (ERP);
  • Certification in CIA or CISA will be an added advantage;
  • Familiar with Computer Aided Audit Techniques (CAATs);
  • Good communication skills with ability to meet deadlines and a team player;
  • Person of high integrity with self discipline, creativity as well as a strategic thinker.
If you are the right candidate for any of the above positions and can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the qualifications given, submit your application attaching copies of certificates and a detailed CV indicating current position, remuneration, qualifications and names and addresses of three references, to reach us not later than Friday, December 23rd, 2011. 

Remember to quote the Ref. number.

D.N.A. 1189
P. O. Box 49010-00100,
Nairobi


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