Accountant Job in Kenya – Sales

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Accountant Job in Kenya – Sales

Vacant Position: Sales Accountant 
Overall Purpose: Reporting to Operations Manager, the sales accountant shall oversee the sales account team assigned to the market. 

This involves account management tasks, planning and managing the full relationship between a business and its most important customers. 

Key Roles:

  • Preparation of fruits accounts and reports for Management on all fruits sales.
  • Developing detailed knowledge of fruits product portfolio and a strong understanding of current and future markets.
  • Monitor fruit sales data and provide analysis to illustrate sales trends, identify weaknesses in current sales execution and support future sales strategy.
  • Be part of a high performance team culture working collaboratively towards continuous improvement.
  • Accounting for the sales & collections, follow up for the timely collections from all the customers.
  • Ensuring that the credit limit is not surpassed and overdue collections are collected immediately.
  • Reconciliation of the receivables with the customer statements.
  • Coordination and liaison with the customers regarding any official correspondence.
  • Preparation of the sales report and detailed analysis of the sales on daily basis for management information and guiding in decision making.
  • Preparation of the ageing report and daily sales & daily collection report.
  • Ensuring that the sales are updated in the ERP or any available data system on regular basis and accuracy of the data.
  • Control of the salesman inventory, salesmen receivables returns and replacements & reporting on the same.
  • Monitoring & supervision of the marketing team and ensuring proper record keeping.
  • Exploring profitable opportunities and reworking the business / finance models to achieve departmental growth objectives.
  • Implementing accounting / financial systems with a view to ensure smooth accounting operations and facilitate internal financial control.
  • Administering maintenance of books of accounts as guided by the financial controller or his designate.
  • Presenting a true & fair view of the financial position by preparing and reconciliation of the financial statements e.g. ledgers, P&L  & Balance Sheet.
  • Perform all other tasks assigned by the department head
Attributes / Qualification / Experience Required:
  • Minimum of Section 4 Certified Public Accountant or its equivalent
  • Minimum of higher diploma in sales/Marketing/Admin or equivalent experience.
  • Good communication, interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience as Sales Accountant in a reputed organization.
  • Knowledge of all accounting transactions.
  • Working experience with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, QuickBooks or other large automated systems
  • Honesty and integrity
How to Apply

If you meet the qualifications above, and are interested in joining a highly performing team, please send your application, CV, academic and professional qualification certificates to

These positions are urgent and applications need reach the mentioned address by 24th February 2016.

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