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Management Accountant Job in Nairobi Kenya

Job Title: Management Accountant

Location:
 Nairobi

Company:
 A fast growing processor and exporter of premium nuts and oils from East Africa. 

Currently working with over 60,000 farmers in the region.

Job Description: Duma Works is recruiting a Management Accountant for one of our clients. We are looking for an experienced managing accountant to work alongside the senior managers in accounting and several areas of business administration.
The successful applicant is a self-directed professional who enjoys accounting problem solving and is committed to meticulous quality of delivery in his / her work.
 

The position favours applicants with solid accounting background and a broad set of digital management skills. 

A high degree of familiarity with online accounting, project management and office software is essential.
 

The position covers building and implementing financial controls, cash reporting, and analysis of the company’s performance against budget. This work will build on accounting databases, commercial research and business plans already in effect.
 

Tasks:

Ongoing
  • Retrieve financial information from staff, suppliers and customers
  • Monitor all Balance Sheet reconciliations, ensuring completion and adequate record keeping by all team members responsible
  • Keep all accounting records up to date in the company’s online accounting package
  • Work with external accounting consultants on issues such as group accounting, accounts presentation, international tax set up
  • maintain and enforce credit control across debtors and creditor balances
On a monthly basis
  • Produce timely and accurate management accounts, investigating variances, correcting errors where necessary and providing explanations on departures from budget
  • Contribute to the development of management information provided internally and externally
  • Ensure that compliant financial records are maintained in line Kenyan tax and regulatory law
  • Ensure that all work is in line with policies and procedures. 
  • Ensure that all calculations and assumptions are linked to supporting workings and appropriate sources of information
Skills and Experience:

Required
  • At least 3 years’ experience as an accountant or equivalent
  • Accountancy qualifications supported by a degree level education
  • Excellent maths, analytical and logical problem solving skills
  • Excellent attention to detail, communications and presentation skills
  • Excellent IT skills
  • An ability to explain complex financial information in a clear way
  • Punctual, diligent and meticulous with close attention to detail
  • Honesty and discretion
Desired
  • Strong understanding of Kenyan tax regulations and company secretarial matters
  • Ability to create and enhance systems / processes
  • Business acumen and focus on results; the applicant should be able to provide effective business planning support
  • Good knowledge of IFRS and statutory accounting

Only those candidates who meet the above mentioned qualifications should submit their resumes before 18th Feb 2015 to  apply@dumaworks.com with the subject line consisting of Management Accountant 1630, your NAME and PHONE NUMBER.

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