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Management Accountant Job in Nairobi (80K)

Our client offers services ranging from waste management to garbage collection and disposal seeks to hire a Management Accountant to join their dedicated team.
Location: Nairobi

Salary: 80K
Purpose: To maintain the integrity of the financial accounting function in accordance with sound accounting practices, company policy and legislative requirements 


1. Financial Management

  • Develop and maintain financial accounting processes and procedures
  • Implement and maintain sound internal controls
  • Oversee the management accounting and internal control processes and procedures
  • Identify financial accounting risks and develop and implement mitigating strategies
  • Attend to audit queries
2. Budgeting
  • Establish and maintain a budgeting system and assist with setting up the planning parameters
  • Manage and control the annual planning and budgeting process
  • Prepare the budget
  • Interface and train users regularly regarding budget control and variance reports
3. Financial administration
  • Credit Control
  • Payables and Receivables Management
  • Prepare statutory returns (i.e. VAT, PAYE, SDL and RSC)
  • Verify the General Ledger, accruals and control accounts
  • Review local reconciliations before payments can be made
  • Review Creditors on a monthly basis
  • Prepare journal file and financial month-end pack
  • Verify and authorize Forex differences
  • Review alignment of contractual payment conditions with budgets and forecasts
  • Control commitments against budget
  • Manage cost control workflow
  • Ensure that work measurements are correctly accrued and accredited
4. Financial reporting
  • Report on all cost activities (e.g. budget, forecasts) and on work in progress in line with company policies.
  • Report on variances between budgets, commitments and expenditure
  • Assist with refining and enhancing financial reporting for the organisation
5. Leadership
  • Manage the designated area within time and budget
  • Plan, select, develop and maintain suitable manpower capabilities for area of responsibility
  • Supervise, develop, lead and maintain a motivated and high performance team
  • Identify and timeously address problems and opportunities
  • Provide direction in respect of decision making
  • Facilitate and resolve conflicting issues or requirements
  • Ensure compliance with relevant legal and statutory requirements and internationally accepted environmental, health, safety and quality standards
Key Responsibilities of This Role:
1.    Financial management
2.    Budgeting
3.    Financial administration
4.    Financial reporting
  • Degree in Accounting or equivalent qualification, i.e. (B Com Accounting and/or Management Accounting)
  • 4 years relevant financial experience, of which 2 years should have been in a management capacity Knowledge of General Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • CPA II
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation
  • Knowledge of budgeting processes
  • Understanding financial accounting and treasury
  • Knowledge of computerized financial systems
  • Attention to detail
If qualified, kindly send your CV to clearly indicating ‘Management Accountant’ on the Subject line by 25th July, 2016. 

Do not attach any certificates.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted

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