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Senior Accountant Job in Kenya

Senior Accountant

Industry: Distribution
Location: Nairobi
Salary: Ksh 70,000- 90,000 Gross

Our client is an importer and distributor of beer and spirits. They seek to hire a senior accountant. The main role being to handle end to end accounting for the business

Duties and responsibilities
  • Overseeing the accounting function
  • Budgeting, cash flow management, records management and accounts analysis
  • Strategic plan implementation
  • Major supplier Reconciliations & Payment of Duties on Time & accurately

Payroll/Variable Preparation
  • Accurate Bank and Cashbook Reconciliations/Cash position/projections &Cash planning
  • Effective and timely records for acquisition and disposal of plant, property and equipment
  • Active, Timely and efficient Treasury & short term investment management

Accurate Stock Reconciliations
  • Ensuring compliance with various legal requirements regarding licenses, rates, labor laws and tax returns
  • Accurate and Timely Management/Financial/Budget and Variance Reports
  • Developing an Appropriate filing System
  • Facilitating annual external audits 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

Qualifications & Skills
  • Bachelor degree in Business related field
  • Must be ACCA/CPA Graduate
  • Minimum of 5 years experience as an accountant
  • Exposure to International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Team & Result-Oriented
  • Attention to Detail, Positive attitude and Strategic focus
  • Personal Credibility & High Integrity
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, interpersonal, leadership and communication skills
  • Computer literacy and good knowledge of accounting packages


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 (Senior Accountant Ksh 70- 90 Gross) to vacancies@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 11th July, 2014

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