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Chief Accountant Job in Kenya

Duma Works is recruiting a Chief Accountant for one of our clients; a company founded on a passion for delicious, fresh, additive-free cheese.
Purpose: To maintain accurate records of financial transactions; establish and maintain accounts; post and reconcile transactions; supervise all accounting resources and tasks; establish and maintain suitable financial controls and ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting.

  • Maintains accurate records of all transactions made by the company
  • Maintains accounts by verifying, allocating, and posting transactions
  • Summarizes current financial status
  • Balances accounts by reconciling entries
  • Maintains and balances a general ledger
  • Coordinates all staff with bookkeeping and accounting responsibilities
  • Creates and reconciles a record of petty cash
  • Organizes and files records for historical recordkeeping
  • Supports external auditors for year-end audit
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Prepares regular financial reports (balance sheet, p&l, cash flow) for management
  • Prepares detailed financial analyses for management periodically
  • Complies with regulatory requirements in terms of tax, reporting, and licensing
  • Oversees of the entire financial status of the firm, and all associated tasks
  • Contributes to company success through teamwork, flexibility, effort and intelligence
Required Experience:
  • 5+ years’ experience in a bookkeeping or accounting function
  • 1+ years’ experience as lead/senior accountant
  • Quickbooks accounting software
  • Degree in accounting, finance, or similar
  • Processing VAT, PAYE, Corporation Tax, etc
Preferred Experience:
  • Multiple years as the primary accountant in a high transaction volume setting.
  • Enterprise accounting software (e.g. SAP, Microsoft Dynamics, etc)
  • Management of assistant accountants.
  • Experience working for companies in the food industry most preferred.
  • Willing to work in Limuru.
  • High level bookkeeping to analyze P&L.
  • About 8 years’ experience handling payables and receivables.
  • Experience handling high transactions.
How to Apply

Applications letters and detailed CV are to be sent by email to marking the subject as “ 1979”, Your Full name &  Phone number e.g. 1979, Barack Obama, 07xxxxxxxxx.

If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through

Deadline for receiving applications: 18th Dec 2015

N.B.* When applying to any job through Duma Works, you can expect that after you apply, you will receive a confirmation email, and then an SMS alert asking you to take a basic screening test over SMS. The SMS with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test, and if you ever have any issues with the process, please reach out to 0702093793.

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