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Management Accountant Job in Kenya

Position: Management Accountant
Industry: Shipping and Logistics
Reports to: Group Chief Finance Officer
Location: Mombasa (With frequent travel)
This role is tasked with preparation, development and analysis of financial information for informed and better management decisions. The incumbent is expected to provide proactive, and high-quality service through liaison with management on all aspects of Finance.

Key performance areas:
Financial Planning
  • Forecasting, trend analysis, budgeting and long-term financial planning aligned to the overall corporate strategy
  • Budgeting controls and budget variance analysis
  • Projects forecasting, including break even analysis and cost-benefit analysis to aid in decision making
  • Cash flow planning
  • Actively participate in pricing decisions, and reviews for long term profitability
  • Monitor client profitability.
Developing Management Information Systems
  • Maintain the relevant chart of accounts
  • Manage access right to financial systems.
  • Coordinate accounting operations and activities
  • Monitor unusual transactions such as credit notes and transactions posted through journals.
  • Preparation of accurate and timely management accounts and the supporting notes/ comments.
  • Ensure proper costing, analyzing different accounts and prepare reports
  • monitoring and evaluating financial information and suggesting improvements where needed
Strategic investment and Maintaining optimum capital structure
  • Creating business strategies to generate shareholder value.
  • Identify proper mix between debt and equity
  • Submit proposals on investment of company idle funds
  • Provide Strategic and financial management advice.
Cost Control
  • Ensure optimal cost management (within budgets) and recommend avenues for Cost Reduction
  • Maintain and manage the Capex process
  • Conduct Cost-benefit analysis
Financial Management
  • Establish and maintain relevant financial policies, SOPs, guidelines and financial systems.
  • Encourage / maintain strong corporate financial governance.
  • Implementing corporate governance procedures, risk management and internal controls.
  • Ensure timely reporting including those of affiliates and subsidiaries
Taxation, statutory & stakeholder management
Skills and Qualifications
  • A Master’s Degree in Finance or its equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting or its equivalent
  • CPA (K) or ACCA certification
  • Minimum of 3 – 5 years similar management accounting experience.
  • Fluency in English, and Swahili. Skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Tech savvy
  • Effective communication, presentation and negotiation and reporting skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, honesty and transparency.
  • Professionalism
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 (Management Accountant – Mombasa) to before 5th March 2020
Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

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