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Accountant Job in Nairobi Kenya (KShs 80K)


Industry: Retail / Trade

Location: Nairobi

Salary: Ksh 80,000

Our client is a pioneer supplier of state-of-the-art bottle-free water coolers for businesses in East Africa.

They seek to hire an Accountant.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Handle full spectrum of financial and cost accounting role eg. AR, AP, GL, forecasting, budgeting
  • Responsible for day to day finance and accounts operations
  • Perform full set of accounts and ensure timely closing of accounts.
  • Perform project cost forecasts/budgets, cost tracking, monitoring and controls. 
  • Responsible for timely monthly consolidated financial statements, payments, cash-flow management reporting for submission to Managing Director
  • Review & approve payment vouchers & journal entries
  • Perform cash flow forecasting, budgeting
  • Working closely with operations and project teams in analyzing margins, variances and cost analysis.
  • Issue project cost reports for review and approval.
  • Develop and maintain internal control and effective accounting system and policies for the set up.
  • Establish and maintain systems for cost-sensitivity analysis and early-warning of cost-overruns
  • Work consultatively with the respective departments on cost reduction initiatives

  • Min Degree in Accounting/Finance
  • CPA or ACCA qualification
  • Min 4-5 years experience in financial & management accounting particularly in contract based businesses
  • Good understanding of international accounting standards especially GAAP and IFRS.
  • Relevant experience in audit and costing is advantageous
  • Excellent strategic planning skills and able to interact with all levels
  • Good MS Office skills particularly strong capabilities in MS Excel.
  • Able to work independently and highly meticulous
  • Working experience in technology such as Quickbooks is required.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Team player and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Flexible and good planning and organization skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Integrity

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 (Accountant- Ksh 80K) to before 5th July, 2014

Kindly indicate previous/ current salary on your CV

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