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Chief Accountant
Kakamega County Water and Sanitation Company Ltd is a county corporation mandated to provide Water and Sanitation Services within the County of Kakamega. As part of our continued growth and team strengthening, we are looking for self-motivated, qualified, competent, seasoned and talented. This will be an officer working under the Commercial and Finance Manager. The officer will functionally report to the Commercial and Finance Manager and administratively to the Managing Director.

Responsibilities for the Chief Accountant Job

·         Prepare timely monthly, quarterly and annual management and financial reports
·         Advise management on revenue and costing issues
·         Preparation of cash flows forecasts;
·         Prepare timely and accurate financial budgets and forecasts by consolidating individual departmental budgets
·         Analyze budget and other financial variances (such as product margins) and advise Finance Manager accordingly.
·         Provide financial information to senior management, including monthly management/financial accounts and budget reports;
·         Monitor Creditors’ payments including petty cash and reconciliation;

·         Evaluate non-financial indicators, such as stock turnover and report on their effect on business performance or profitability
·         Monitor costs such as wages, materials and equipment;
·         Identify areas of the business where inefficiencies may occur.

Chief Accountant Job Qualifications

·         Bachelor of Commerce degree in Finance, Accounting or its equivalent
·         Holder of CPA K, or equivalent from a recognized body
·         Must be a member of ICPAK
·         Proficiency in accounting packages including MIS,FIS, pastel etc;
·         Have attended training in management;
·         Conversant with donor reporting requirements
·         At least five (5) years relevant experience, 3 of which at a management level
·         Prior experience in managing a large organization/busy environment
How to Apply
All applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed Curriculum Vitae, Academic and Professional certificates, Testimonials, National Identity card or Passport, and any other supporting documents. The positions applied for should be indicated on top of the envelope. Applications should be submitted to:
P.O. BOX 1189-50100
Hand delivered applications can be submitted at the company headquarters, Kakamega Water and Sanitation Company, Kefinco House, off Kakamega Kisumu road, behind Barclays bank

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