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Chief Accountant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Lean Solutions Group

We are a consultancy firm in Kenya and our core business is energy management. 

We seek to fill the following position to be posted in Nairobi.
Chief Accountant

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Financial Director and Managing Director, the purpose of this role is:

  • Manage a team in the accounts department.
  • Ensure accurate daily posting of accounting entries in the tally system i.e Journals, customers & vendors’ invoices, assets acquisition & disposal, receipts and payments etc
  • Monthly inventory reconciliation between the system and physical
  • Monthly Activity prices updating (Plan the Activity Prices, Overhead Percentage Rates
  • Modification & Quantity Based overhead Rates)
  • Monitoring spares, briquette, steam and biomass consumption and ensuring the same is updated in the system and within budget.
  • Co-ordinate all the statutory audits and ensure compliance with government laws.
  • Year end closing & Opening of new year (Document numbers, Assets and Co prices & numbers)
  • Coordinate with other module users and liaising with the offsite support team on need basis and developments
  • Bear responsibility for the preparation of Monthly management accounts and yearly budgets in line with the company’s standard format.
  • Any other additional duties as may be assigned by management from time to time.
Key Requirements
  • Excellent numeric and literacy skills.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and IT skills
  • 5 - 6 years working experience, knowledge in tally will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to complete complex reconciliations over high volumes of data.
  • Ability to work accurately and effectively with multiple priorities and deadlines in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to detect, research and report data inconsistencies and out of balance situations.
  • A degree in Finance or accounting and qualified Accountant CPA (K)
How to Apply

Applicants to submit their applications which should include a 1 page cover letter pasted on the body of the email and attach their CV only, stating their qualifications and suitability. 

Applications to be sent to 

Deadline for receiving applications is 21/04/2016.

Lean Solutions Group is an equal opportunities employer. 

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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