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Accountant Job in Nairobi Kenya (60K - 75K) – FMCG

Re advert: FMCG Accountant
Industry: FMCG
Location: Nairobi
Salary: Kshs 60,000 - 75,000 gross

Our client is one of the top 100 mid-sized companies that blends, packs and distributes quality herbal and flavored teas.  

They seek to hire an all rounded accountant to handle the day to day accounting and finance functions of the company. Candidates with a  background in manufacturing are encouraged to apply.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Overseeing the general accounting functions of the company.
  • Budgeting, cash flow management, records management and accounts analysis.
  • Oversee strategic planning and implementation.
  • Managing the accounting department including the team.
  • Supervising both supplier Reconciliations & Payments in   Time & accurate manner
  • Oversee Payroll/Variable Preparation.
  • Handling all tax related issues includes NHIF, NSSF, PAYE, VAT etc.
  • Handling all the accounts receivable and payables
  • Oversee Accurate Bank and Cashbook Reconciliations
  • Forecasting - Cash position/projections &Cash planning
  • Monitoring Balance sheet and Income Statement account movements and ensuring that they reflect the correct balances
  • Ensuring all relevant account reconciliations are performed and corrective actions taken in  time
  • Cost accounting
  • Oversee accurate Stock Reconciliations
  • Ensuring compliance with various legal requirements regarding licenses, rates, labor laws and tax returns.
  • Accurate and Timely delivery on Management, Financial, Budget and Variance Reports
  • Developing an Appropriate filing System
  • Facilitating annual external audits in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Assisting in the development and adherence of current and long-term organizational goals and objectives as well as policies and procedures for the organization
Qualifications & Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or related field.
  • CPA-K qualification will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience as an accountant.
  • Must have experience managing a small team.
  • 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 (FMCG Accountant 60 - 75k gross) to before 28th January, 2015.

Kindly indicate previous/ current salary on your CV

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