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Job Vacancy: Chief Accountant

 Red Lands Roses was established in 1996 in Ruiru specializing in growing and exporting T-Hybrid and spray roses of the highest quality in a range of over 100 varieties. 

Red Lands Roses is internationally recognized for its green horticulture that respects people and the environment. 

Their first asset is their people working daily to produce the most beautiful roses in the world and invest in the well being of their employees.

Job Purpose: Reporting to the Finance & Administration Director, the incumbent will be responsible for the operation of the accounts function.

Key Responsibilities
  • Participate in and support the timely and accurate preparation of budgets, ensure budgetary controls are in place, monitor and report on variances.
  • Prepare monthly and annual financial statements and reports in an accurate and timely manner
  • Compile tax reports/statutory returns, ensuring that these are submitted in a timely manner to the relevant authorities and consult with tax advisors as and when necessary.
  • Responsible for maintaining the fixed asset register and controls over company assets
  • Ensuring that the subsidiary ledgers are reconciled to the general ledger on a monthly basis
  • Coordinate all payables including planning of daily cash flow and authorization of various payment
  • Ensure the timely settlement of company liabilities, in line with the company's set policies.
  • Ensuring that the company books are ready for audit within the set deadlines. Providing the necessary information for internal and external audits and implementing recommendations as necessary.
  • Ensure stock records are maintained and adequate stock controls exist and timely reports produced
  • Ensure that all accounting transactions comply with set financial systems and controls and initiate remedial action where this is not the case.
  • Ensuring prompt payment of all staff dues and process staff payroll deductions.
  • Manage and evaluate departmental staff so as to ensure the department meets company's requirements.
Education, skills and competencies
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a business related discipline
  • Fully qualified accountant CPA (K) / ACCA or its equivalent.
  • Over 4 years’ experience in a Senior Accountant position
  • Working knowledge of an ERP systems, preferably with SUN Systems
  • Analytical, technical  and logical approach to problem solving
  • Excellent interpersonal,  oral and written communication skills
  • Strong report writing and presentation skills
  • Self-motivated and quick to take initiative
How to Apply:  

Send your application including a cover letter indicating your desire to work with our client; a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees by close of business Monday 5th October 2015.

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Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

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