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Accountant Job in Nairobi, Kenya (100K)

Job Title: Senior Accountant

Nature of Job: Full Time

Industry: Manufacturing

Salary: KShs 70,000 – 100,000

Job Location: Nairobi

Job Summary: Our client a manufacturing company along Mombasa road is looking to fill the role of a Senior Accountant with good accounting experience in a busy manufacturing company.

The jobholder will report to the general manager and manage the busy accounting department.

Duties and Responsibilities

·         Prepare and record asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information.

·         Maintain and balance subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies.

·         Maintain general ledger by transferring subsidiary accounts; preparing a trial balance; reconciling entries.

·         Summarize financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss, and other statements like management accounts monthly

·         Avoid legal challenges by complying with legal requirements.

·         Provide leadership in the Accounts department

·         Protect organization’s value by keeping information confidential.

·         Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results

·         Analyze financial information and summarize financial status

·         Review and suggest ways to improve overall efficiency and spending of the company

·         Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures

·         Spearhead debt collection and ensure the debt level are well managed

·         Balance the debt and credit levels of the company and ensure smooth operation

·         Prepare the company annual budget and manage monthly departmental budgets

·         Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process

·         Provide input into department’s goal setting process

·         Prepare financial statements and produce budgets according to schedule

·         Oversee tax audits and tax returns

·         Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance

·         Support month-end and year-end close process

·         Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls

·         Liaise with the management to improve financial procedures

·         Any other duties which may be given to you from time to time


·         CPA (K) graduate

·         Degree in Finance /Accounting or strategic management shall be an added advantage

·         A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Accounting in FMCG Environment – At least 1 year in a senior role

·         Female candidates are encouraged to apply for diversity in the department

·         Knowledge of Quick books ,Sage, Pastel accounting packages or ERP system

·         Strong analytical, communication and leadership skills

·         Competent accounting and control skills related to project entities

·         Proven administrative, leadership and management ability in the areas of strategic planning and organizational development

·         Ability to develop, monitor and maintain management information systems and procedures

·         Experience of financial responsibility for a budget

·         Ability to work on own initiative and under pressure

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates are encouraged to send CVs quoting relevant skills, qualifications and experience to

Interviews will be done on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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