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Chief Accountant Job Re-Advertisement (200K - 300K)

Job Re-Advert: Chief Accountant 
Industry: IT
Location: Nairobi
Salary: 200K – 300K

Our client is a retail IT company seeking to hire a Chief Accountant who will be responsible for managing the finance arm of the organization.

Preferred candidate must have worked in a multicultural environment. 

Asians are encouraged to apply
Key Responsibilities
  • Manage the accounting section with the aim of achieving Finance Department objectives
  • Manage the full spectrum of costing and financial accounting, forecasting and budgeting as well as preparing final accounts.
  • Develop and strengthen internal control ;this also includes ensuring adherence to set controls
  • Develop financial policies, systems and procedures and communicate these to affected parties to monitor and ensure compliance in line with International Accounting Standards and generally accepted accounting principles
  • Responsible for maintaining a stable cash-flow for the organization by drawing up cash flow projections and appraising debtors & creditors to ensure steady cash flow.
  • Ensure accurate and complete posting of accounting data and the generation of trial balance.
  • Enforce financial discipline across the organization and ensure all departments operate within the laid down financial policy framework.
  • Production of timely and accurate management reports against strict deadlines.
  • Maintain the fixed asset register and ensuring the care of company assets
  • Responsible for maintaining accuracy and timeliness of inventory controls and cost controls.
  • Monitor general ledger postings, ensuring that accounting records are accurate and established standards are adhered to.
  • Perform cash flow forecasting, budgeting and working closely with relevant departments in analyzing margins, variances and cost analysis.
  • Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice.
  • Analyze financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures, provide strategic recommendations and maintain solutions to business and financial problems
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA/ ACCA finalist
  • Must have at least 5-10 years of experience in financial management.
  • Must have worked in a multicultural environment. Asians are encouraged to apply
  • Strong financial management skills.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Working knowledge of accounting packages
  • Working experience with ERP required
  • An understanding of financing opportunities is also desired
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 (Re Advert Chief Accountant 200 - 300K) before Tuesday 7th April 2015

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

The Recruiting Manager
Corporate staffing Services
Nabui House, 3rd floor, Westlands.

(Next to Unga House)

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