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Accountant Job in Kenya (60K)

Job Title: Senior Accountant


Nature of Job: Full Time
Industry: Manufacturing
Salary: 60k
Job Location: Nairobi, Mlolongo
Job Summary: Our client, a manufacturer and a distributor of cleaning and sanitation products for both Industrial and Domestic use is looking to fill the role of a Senior Accountant with good accounting experience in a busy manufacturing company.

The jobholder will report to the general manager and supervise Accountant, Credit Controller & Accounts assistants in the company.
Duties and Responsibilities
·         Prepare and record asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
·         Maintain and balance subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies.
·         Maintain general ledger by transferring subsidiary accounts; preparing a trial balance; reconciling entries.
·         Summarize financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss, and other statements like management accounts monthly
·         Avoid legal challenges by complying with legal requirements.
·         Provide leadership in the Accounts department
·         Protect an organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
·         Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
·         Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
·         Review and suggest ways to improve overall efficiency and spending of the company
·         Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
·         Spearhead debt collection and ensure the debt level are well managed

·         Balance the debt and credit levels of the company and ensure smooth operation
·         Prepare the company annual budget and manage monthly departmental budgets
·         Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process
·         Provide input into department’s goal setting process
·         Prepare financial statements and produce budgets according to schedule
·         Oversee tax audits and tax returns
·         Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance
·         Support month-end and year-end close process
·         Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
·         Liaise with the management to improve financial procedures
·         Any other duties which may be given to you from time to time
Requirements:
·         CPA (K) graduate
·         Degree in Finance /Accounting or strategic management shall be an added advantage
·         A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Accounting in FMCG Environment – At least 1 year in a senior role
·         Knowledge of Quick books ,Sage, Pastel accounting packages or ERP system
·         Strong analytical, communication and leadership skills
·         Competent accounting and control skills related to project entities
·         Proven administrative, leadership and management ability in the areas of strategic planning and organizational development
·         Ability to develop, monitor and maintain management information systems and procedures
·         Experience of financial responsibility for a budget
·         Ability to work on own initiative and under pressure
How to Apply:
Qualified candidates are encouraged to send CVs quoting relevant skills, qualifications and experience to recruitment@britesmanagement.com
Interviews will be done on a rolling basis until the position is filled
Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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