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Accountant Career in Nairobi

We seek to recruit a dynamic and results oriented individual to fill the position of an Accountant, for a leading optical establishment. 

The position is based in Nairobi, Kenya. 

Description: To oversee overall Management of financial and accounting systems, controls standards, policies and practices of the Company

Main Responsibilities

  • Execution of continuous business transactions
  • Oversees the continuous preparation of timely financial management reports for the decision making and drawing attention to matters affecting or likely to affect the various areas of the business.
  •  Establishes, review and implement existing financial management policies and procedures and ensure full implementation and compliance by all staff
  • Directs and ensures maintenance and accuracy of general and subsidiary ledgers, accounts receivable, revenue distribution, receipts and expenditures, depreciation, cost, property, and operating expenses.
  • Ensures effective cash flow management for the Company.
  • Ensures timely preparation of books of accounts for statutory Audit and liaises with the external auditors
  • Continuously designs and maintains comprehensive internal controls to ensure best practice and compliance within applicable laws and rules for financial and tax reporting.
  • Ensures all statutory compliance with the relevant authorities such as NSSF, NHIF, PAYE, VAT, instalment & Corporation Taxes and the management of other statutory commitments.
  • Ensures scheduling of stock take exercises reviews stock valuation reports.
  • Preparation of Payroll and Filing & payment of Payroll related Taxes
Key Deliverables of this position
  • Cash flow management and comprehensive working capital management
  • Timely and accurate financial reporting
  • Functional Internal control system
  • Adherence to all statutory compliance and reporting requirements.
Key Interfaces

  • Divisional Head
  • Group Managers
  • Suppliers
  • Banks
  • Customers
  • Government offices
  • External Auditors & Internal Audit
Academic Qualifications
  • Relevant B-Com Degree or CPA (K)
Professional Skills  
  • Excellent Presentation skills & Communication skills
Job / Functional Skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Apt computer use
  • Statutory compliance
  • Audit Exposure
Competencies (Behaviours): Integrity, Innovation, Resilience, Apt people skills, Operational excellence & Cost consciousness 

Relevant Experience
  • 5 years in a similar position
How to Apply 
Applications should be sent not later than 30th  September 2015 COB to

Applicants are also requested to state their current and expected salary in their applications.

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