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Chief Accountant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Chief Accountant

: Records and Management

Location: Nairobi

Our client, is the leading records and information management solutions provider in the Middle East and Africa, operates from 15 offices in 12 countries developing secure, innovative and customized solutions that address the full information life-cycle, meeting the needs of  corporate and government clients across an extremely broad range of industries seeks to recruit a Chief Accountant.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervising the accounts unit and verifying compliance with company’s policies and procedures as well as international accounting standards
  • Setting guidelines for recognizing financial transactions to ensure timely reporting
  • Validating all financial data in company financial software to ensure accuracy
  • Establishing proper filing system for financial documents to ensure compliance with set policies and procedures
  • Ensuring the safe custody of checkbooks and receipt vouchers in compliance with set financial policies and procedures
  • Overseeing and monitoring the credit team to ensure targeted average collection period
  • Motivating and developing staff by ensuring that objectives are established and communicated, monitored, and reviewed, to ensure proper reporting.
  • Performing project cost forecasts/budgets, cost tracking, monitoring and controls
  • Performing cash flow forecasting, budgeting and working closely with the operations and project teams in analyzing margins, variances and cost analysis
  • Developing and maintaining internal control and effective accounting system and policies for the set up
  • Establishing and maintaining systems for cost-sensitivity analysis and early-warning of cost-overruns
  • Working consultatively with the respective departments on cost reduction initiatives
Qualification and Experiences
  • At least a Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, Power Point & Outlook)
  • Minimum of 4 years experience in Accounting related role.
  • Good communication and presentation skills
To apply, send your CV only to before Friday 5th July 2013. 

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