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Assistant Manager – Accounts Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Our Client: A leader in FMCG / Liquor Industry; owning and operating duty free travel retail shops at airports and seaports worldwide, as well as involving in brand development, marketing, and sales.

The company is headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, operating through a network of offices and warehouses in Africa, Asia, and Europe.

Industry: Duty Free Retail / FMCG

Job Title: Asst. Manager – Accounts

Type of Hire: Local

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Salary: Negotiable

Job Responsibilities:
  • Handle day-to-day Accounting functions at the location you are in charge
  • Cash flow projections
  • Handle cash & banking
  • Liaison with the company’s bankers
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Draw annual budgets, Prepare and analyze monthly and quarterly financial statements.
  • Submit Daily Operations reports on daily basis, Inventory management and controls.
  • Control cost of the location
  • Maintain a Fixed Assets register
  • Costing of product
  • Ensure your location maintains optimal stock levels
  • Liaison with External Auditors to conclude stocks
  • Handle and deal on Insurance matters
  • Payroll administration and ensuring statutory deductions compliance
  • Ensure that Bond-in and Bond out Entries are done on monthly basis
  • Any other duties assigned by your immediate supervisor or top management

Mandatory Requirements:
  • CPA Finalist
  • Registered member with ICPAK
  • At least 5 years working experience in senior management level

Preferred Skills:
  • Must have working experience with a multinational Company
  • Must be willing to travel from time to time on assignments to various locations across Africa.
  • Working experience in retail will be an added advantage.
  • Must be proficient in computer application especially Excel and any other accounting packages.
  • Excellent communication skills – both verbal and oral (English);
  • Strong interpersonal skills and highly presentable with professional demeanor; 
  • Passionate towards work, self-motivated, takes initiative and responsibility; and

How to Apply:

Genesis Consult observes strict recruitment protocol.

Please submit your application if you satisfy “Mandatory Requirements”, otherwise your credentials will not be retained for future openings.

All candidates must specify their current salary and expected salary.

Failure to do so will result in disqualification.

Send your CV  (in PDF format) titled with your name, to

The subject line of the application should read, “Asst. Manager - Accounts.”

Please do not call the recruitment firm or its respective client, doing so will forfeit your application.

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