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Experienced Accountant Job in Kenya

Our client, who is a distributor of industrial products, is recruiting for an Experienced Accountant to grow with them.

The ideal candidate will be a dynamic and result oriented professional possessing integrity, good interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills, be a self-starter, team player, have excellent IT, analytical and numerical skills as well as excellent commercial sense and interest in business.

Experience and knowledge of financial controls is required.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Cash flow management
  • Credit management
  • Costing
  • Financial performance to set targets
  • Reporting internally and to the Board
  • Managing financial partners
  • Coordinating internal and external audits
  • Budgeting  and its control:  preparing business plans, budget and variance analysis
  • Financial forecasting
  • Preparing monthly management accounts (balance sheet, profit and loss account and other reports)
  • Documenting and substantiating all financial transactions by providing supporting schedules
  • Preparing and maintaining accounting ledgers (creditors, debtors, petty cash, expense etc) and preparing monthly financial reconciliations
  • Preparing and maintaining a current record of all assets and liabilities
  • Preparing and administering payroll and all related expenses
  • Preparing and submitting statutory payments and ensuring compliance with all taxation legislation
  • Maintaining and improving accounting and financial controls by implementing policies and procedures.
  • Risk analysis and mitigation

The Successful Candidate MUST meet the following Requirements:
  • CPA K minimum CPA finalist
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
  • 3-4 years’ experience with an SME
  • Experience with Quickbooks.
  • Experience in Sage Pastel an added advantage

Personal Attributes& Skills:

The incumbent must maintain strict confidentiality in performing the accounting and administrative duties and demonstrates the following personal attributes and skills:
  • High standard of Integrity
  • Communication skills both written and oral
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload to meet deadlines and resolve conflicting demands
  • A high aptitude for learning and innovation
  • Demonstrated initiative
  • A well developed problem solving abilities and strong analytical skills
  • A self driven, result oriented individual able to work with minimum supervision
  • Development of procedures and business models
  • Leadership skills
  • Sound work ethics

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their online application clearly detailing their suitability for the position on or before 1st May 2014 at http://goo.gl/T8sryH  

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


CVs WITHOUT salary requirements will NOT be considered

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