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Chief Accountant Job in Nairobi Kenya

Chief Accountant

Industry: Manufacturing / Engineering

Location: Nairobi

Salary: Competitive & Negotiable

Muslims are encouraged to apply

Our client in the manufacturing industry is looking to fill the position of a Chief accountant.

The individual shall be responsible for maintaining highest levels of integrity, quality and timeliness in financial reporting.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Overseeing the accounting function including: budgeting, cash flow management, payroll, reporting, records management, financial variance and accounts analysis
  • Ensuring compliance with various legal requirements regarding licenses, rates, labor laws and tax returns
  • Facilitating annual external audits; all these, in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Managing the accounting department
  • Assisting in the development and adherence of current and long-term organizational goals and objectives as well as policies and procedures for the organization
  • Monitoring Balance sheet and Income Statement account movements and ensuring that they reflect the correct balances and all relevant account reconciliations are performed and corrective actions taken in  time
  • Preparation of requisite schedules for the annual audit
  • Maintenance of the fixed asset registers

Qualifications & Skills
  • Bachelor degree in Business related field
  • Must be ACCA/CPA Graduate
  • Minimum of 5 years experience as an accountant with atleast 2 in a supervisory role
  • Applicants from a manufacturing setting preferred
  • Knowledge in SAP
  • Exposure to International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Is a person of attested integrity, with high degree of stewardship of resources
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, interpersonal, leadership and communication skills
  • Result oriented, self-motivated and energetic.
  • Computer literacy and good knowledge of accounting packages
  • Good communication and presentation skills at a senior level
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Should be a team player
  • Provision of accounting support to other Functional Units

If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Chief Accountant) to before 10th January 2014

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Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

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