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Accountant Job in Kenya

Job Title: Accountant 
Reports To: Managing Director
Industry: Construction Chemicals

Our client is a fast growing company that started off as specialists in interior décor and wall finishes and recently ventured into the construction chemicals industry. 

They are an ambitious team that thrives on building the business with the core values of service, competitiveness and quality. 

They are seeking to recruit an Accountant.

Job Purpose:
 They are responsible for providing accounting support to accounting supervisors and other managers within the department. 

Keys daily worksheets to the general ledger system, ensures files are complete and maintained as needed, handles accounts payable duties, and assists accounting personnel. 

The primary task of accountants, which extends to all the others, is to prepare and examine financial records. 

They make sure that records are accurate and that taxes are paid properly and on time. Accountants and auditors perform overviews of the financial operations of a business in order to help it run efficiently. 

They also provide the same services to individuals, helping them create plans of action for improved financial well-being. 

Key Accountabilities
The position holder will have the following accountabilities;
  • Review and establish proper accounting systems
  • Liaising with internal and external auditors
  • Preparing financial statements, including monthly and annual accounts
  • Preparing financial management reports, including financial planning and forecasting
  • Advising management on tax issues
  • Negotiating terms with suppliers
  • Management of financial data
  • Enforcing financial compliance
  • Contribute to and implement the strategic plan of the department
Key Qualifications
  • BS degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant
  • Proven  accounting experience
  • 3 to 5 years experience
  • Computer literacy and good knowledge of accounting packages
  • Experience with creating financial statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills
Job Related Skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Attention to Detail, Positive attitude and Strategic focus
  • Personal Credibility & High Integrity
  • Planning and organizing
  • Strategic thinking
  • Strong communication skills
  • Information and task monitoring
  • Problem identification and analysis
  • Judgment and problem-solving
  • Supervisory skills
  • Teamwork
  • Stress tolerance
To apply send your Cv to the email address before close of business 17th July 2015.

Clearly indicate the position applied for and your salary expectation on the subject line.

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