Chief Accountant Job in Kenya

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Chief Accountant Job in Kenya

Our client, a well established Manufacturing Company based along Mombasa Road is looking to recruit a Chief Accountant

She/he will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the organization’s accounting function, build and manage effective and streamlined administrative/financial systems. 

She/he MUST have prior experience working in an FMCG.

Key Responsibilities

  • Review and approve preparation and finalization of monthly & annual financial reports.
  • Coordinate all auditing activities-internal & external.
  • Safeguard that all ledger accounts, financial statements and cost control systems are operating effectively.
  • Ensure financial record systems are in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
  • File all company taxes correctly & ensure the company is tax compliant.
  • Review, analyse and correct errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents and reports.
  • Formulate a payment plan by observing the nature of incoming cash versus operations payment needs.
  • Prepare company’s expected & actual financial performance report.
  • Oversee stock taking and ensure all stock information is correctly posted in the system.
  • Administer proper filing of all documents-internal & external documents.
  • Review all suppliers & customer invoices and ensure they are all posted correctly and VAT is well captured.
  • Evaluate current accounting practices and policies and drive continuous improvement.
  • Coordinate monthly closing process during stock takes and aim to have minimal stock discrepancies.
  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in accounting/finance.
  • Must have CPA-K.
  • Must be proficient in accounting software tools, including QuickBooks and spreadsheets.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years work experience in accounting/finance in an FMCG.
  • Ability to understand and apply current accounting guidelines, system and policy updates.
  • Must have at least 3 years in Senior Level.
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision.
Monthly gross salary: Competitive depending on experience
Deadline: 29th February 2016    
To apply, please follow the link:
Summit Recruitment & Training, 
Blixen Court, Karen road, 

We endeavour to make contact with all of our applicants but unfortunately high volumes of applications make this unrealistic. If you do not hear from us within two weeks your application has not been successful on this occasion. This does not mean you will not be consider for future roles so please keep an eye on our job board and apply for positions that match your skills and experience.

****Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job****

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