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Chief Accountant Job in Kenya

Chief Accountant
Our company is a leading national distributor of renewable energy products and recently ventured into the distribution of affordable FMCG products in Kenya. 

Overall Job Purpose: Reporting to the CEO, the Chief Accountant will head the accounts department and be responsible for developing, implementing and managing all accounting functions. 
Primary Responsibilities Include
  • Ensure accurate posting of all accounting data on the accounting system
  • Cash flow management
  • Production of timely and accurate financial reports
  • Tight management of debtors
  • Implementation of proper financial controls
  • Ensure timely remittance of all statutory payments
  • Day-to-day running of the Accounts Department ensuring adherence to good accounting practices and principles
  • Budgeting
  • Ensure timely and accurate month and year-end closure of books
  • Preparation of accounts for audit
  • Management of office petty cash and imprests to sales staff
Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required
  • At least 5 years’ accounting experience in a busy trading environment
  • CPA (K) or ACCA holder. A BCom. in Accounts or Finance will be an added advantage
  • Neat and analytical with good communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Very conversant with QuickBooks
If you meet the above requirements please send your CV to including your current salary and benefits on or before Friday September 5th 2014. 

Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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