Accountant Job in Nairobi, Kenya (70K)

Accountant – Manufacturing

Industry: Manufacturing
Salary: 60K - 70K

Our clients is a leading uniform manufacturing company located in Nairobi, they seek to hire a highly competent accountant who will be responsible for applying accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Maintain accounting controls by implementing and recommending policies and procedures.
  • Prepare financial management reports, including financial planning, budgeting and forecasting.
  • Administer accounts receivable and accounts payable.
  • Prepare and submit all tax and statutory returns and deductions
  • Prepare budgets and forecasts.
  • Review and process expense reports.
  • Negotiate terms with suppliers, manage and communicate with debtors and creditors.
  • Operate a payroll system and prepare payments by verifying documentation, including calculating overtime hours.
  • Preparation and coordination of the audit process.
  • Prepare asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account data.
  • Protect operations by keeping financial data confidential and operate systems to achieve the same
  • Document financial transactions by posting accounting data, both present and past.
  • Recommend financial actions by analyzing accounting data and options.
Key Skills and Competencies
  • Bachelors degree, or equivalent
  • 3-5 years’ work experience in accounting or finance department preferably in manufacturing industry
  • Must be a CPA (K)
  • Advanced proficiency in accounting software tools, including Quick-books and Spread Sheets
  • Understand current accounting guidelines
  • Ability to conduct system and policy updates
  • Must have an entrepreneurial spirit and collaborative nature
  • Self motivated and result oriented
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills.
How to Apply
If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Accountant - Manufacturing) to before Thursday 3rd November 2016. 

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing. 

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted