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Management Accountant Job in Kenya

Management Accountant

Department: Finance

Reports to: Finance Manager

Job Location: Eldoret / Nyeri / Kisii

Job Purpose: Responsible for Cost control, Inventory control and financial analysis for the Bottling plant operations

Education and experience:
  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Business Administration or similar
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Practical experience of working with an ERP
  • Hands on experience in manufacturing environment
  • Five years’ experience in FMCG or busy commercial environment
  • Experience in a Group environment will give a distinct advantage

Main Responsibilities:

  • Prepare monthly management accounts
  • Carry out monthly variance analysis on management accounts
  • Prepare reconciliation of revenues  to volumes and prepare KO reports to financial reports
  • Value chain management, recommendations on margins, discounts and retiring of non- profitable SKUs
  • Co-ordinate physical stock counts (daily, monthly, annual etc)
  • Work  with costing tools and analyzing full production costs against standards
  • Carry out detailed analysis on factory KPIs, reconciling to the general ledger highlight anomalies and opportunities and propose counter measures.
  • Assist in the budgeting and forecasting process by coordinating and consolidate information from different sources.
  • Decision support – prepare business case, payback follow up and budget versus actual follow up
  • Ensure compliance with Company  policies, procedures, guidelines and chart of authority
  • Support business process  improvement initiatives  through benchmarking
  • Support  implementation of ERP
  • Assist in preparation of board papers and ad hoc reports for the board

Key Skills and Competencies:
  • Thorough accounting and tax knowledge
  • Excellent analytical and modeling skills
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work in a high pressure environment
  • Good communication skills (oral and writing)
  • Highly proficient in MS office (Excel, Power point)

Application procedure:

Applicants should email their applications attaching a detailed curriculum vitae and a letter indicating why they are interested in and qualified for the position and the names of three referees who can provide confidential assessment of their capabilities to a Search Committee.

All communications relating to applications for this position should be addressed to email address:   

Applications should be received by 25th July 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

On the subject matter of the email please indicate the position you are applying for.

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