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Exciting Career Opportunity in the Truck Motor Dealership Sub-Sector

Our client is a leading car dealership with a commanding market reach and wide branch network in Nairobi, Eldoret, Nanyuki, Mombasa and Narok. 

The company has recently won a car dealership with Toyota East Africa to distribute Hino buses and trucks. 

As such the company seeks to set up the Hino division and  is looking for an  energetic, self driven enthusiastic professional to fill the following position:


1 Position

Role overview: Reporting to the general manager, the accountant will be responsible for overseeing the finance and accounting aspects of the Hino Business.

This includes ensuring that accounts are updated, collections are carried out in a timely manner and all sales records are tallied with accurate data from the office. 

Role accountabilities
  • Prepare, examine, and analyze accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards;
  • Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting and other tax requirements;
  • Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice;
  • Establish tables of accounts, update statements and assign entries to proper accounts;
  • Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs;
  • Update recordkeeping and accounting systems daily making use of an appropriate accounting software;
  • Survey operations to ascertain accounting needs and to recommend, develop, and maintain solutions to business and financial problems;
  • Advise management about issues such as resource utilization, tax strategies, and the assumptions underlying budget forecasts;
  • Supporting field personnel with all accounting needs to enable them compute customer discounts, incentives and commissions owed.
  • Coordinate timely completion of sales record by all staff in order to tally them with payroll and commissions.
  • Continually updating all project costs against budget and raising flags where the former surpasses the latter.
  • Performing any other duty as allocated by the General Manager from time to time.
Qualifications, skills experience.
  • Possession of full accounting qualification like CPA or ACCA; 
  • Possession of a relevant degree from an accredited university will be an added advantage;
  • 3 years’ experience in general accounting work with exposure to payables, receivables,  tax and compliance, statutory returns, bank reconciliations among others;
  • Possession of a up to date certificate of good conduct;
  • Excellent organizational and presentation skills;
  • High levels of integrity and professionalism;
  • Ability to work under pressure with little or no supervision;
  • Excellent time management skills;
  • Good report writing and presentation skills;
  • Good attention to detail;
How to Apply

Are you fired enough to be part of this great team?

Do you want to propel your career to the next level? 

Do you want to be rewarded for your efforts through a handsome salary, good commission, bonuses and car ownership scheme among other hefty benefits? 

Then you are the person we are looking for. 

Please send your application in confidence by email attaching your detailed latest CV to:

The Recruiter,    

NB: Clearly state your current and expected salary in your application. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. 

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