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Chief Accountant Job in Kenya

Our client is a reputable multi-national company focused on creating long term solutions to pressing infrastructure, power generation and telecommunication needs in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.

Our Client is looking for an energetic, self-driven, intelligent and experienced Chief Accountant reporting to Finance Manager

Job Purpose: Responsible for leading and managing the accounting functions. The chief accountant will assist the Finance Manager with the overall management of the finance function.

Key responsibilities
  • Manage the full spectrum of cost and financial accounting, forecasting and budgeting.
  • Responsible for the day to day running of the accounting function.
  • Responsible for preparation of full sets of accounts ensuring timely closing of accounts.
  • Responsible for timely preparation of monthly financial statements, payments and cashflow management reporting.
  • Review and approve payment vouchers and journal entries.
  • Perform cash flow forecasting, budgeting and working closely with operations in analyzing margins, variances and cost analysis.
  • Work consultatively with the respective departments on cost management initiatives.
  • Establish and monitor relationships with creditors and debtors.
  • Deputise the Finance Manager

Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelors’ degree in Commerce or Business Administration from a recognized university.
  • Professional qualification in accounting CPA (K) or ACCA
  • Experience and working knowledge of an ERP and accounting packages
  • 5 years gained in a similar capacity.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A team player.

How to apply:

If you are interested in the position and have the skills and talents our client is looking for, we would like to hear from you.

Please forward a copy of your updated resume, and your current salary and benefits package indicating the JOB TITLE as the email subject, to info@dorbe-leit.co.ke



Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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