Chief Accountant Job in Kenya

Title: Chief Accountant,

Industry: Events,

Location: Naivasha,

Department:  Finance,

Reports To: Managing Director,

Salary: Ksh 60,000 – 70,000,

Job Purpose:

Broad Events Ltd is seeking to hire a Chief Accounts who will be in charge of;

  • Managing and coordinating the Company’s accounting function ensuring compliance with finance and accounting policies, business controls and procedures.
  • Preparation of timely management accounts and reports as per the set timelines, standards and guidelines. 

Key Responsibilities

General Ledger

  • Reconciling general ledger to ensure they represent the true position of the company as they appear on the trial balance.
  • Reconciling cashbook and bank statements balances.
  • Maintaining and updating of fixed assets movement register 


  • Working in consultation with the procurement team to ensure accurate cost for all products are captured through regular adjustment of raw materials cost, labor rates and overheads.
  • Analyze costs, pricing, variable contributions, sales results and the company’s actual performance compared to the business plans.
  • Develop trends and projections for the firm’s finances.
  • Conduct reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities.
  • Oversee operations of the Accounts department, set goals and objectives, and design a framework for these to be met.
  • Manage the preparation of the company’s budget.
  • Liaise with auditors to ensure appropriate monitoring of company finances is maintained.
  • Correspond with various other departments, discussing company plans and agreeing on future paths to be taken.


  • Checking on reconciled stocks of all branches before disbursement for replenishment is approved.
  • Extracting from the general ledger managements reports including balance sheet, income statement and cash flows.
  • Preparation and presentation of management reports
  • Provide financial reports and interpret financial information to managerial staff while recommending further courses of action.

Key Qualifications 

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Business or related field from a recognized university 
  • Qualified Certified Public Accountant  (CPA K) or ACCA
  • At least 5 years accounting experience in a Manufacturing Company with up to 2 years at senior supervisory level.
  • Good understanding of Computerized financial systems, preferably Tally
  • Minimum 35 years of age
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft suite
  • Strong communication and organizational skills 
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Proactive and results oriented.
  • Reporting  and Analytical skills
  • Team player
  • High integrity 

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualifications and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Chief Accountant) to before 23rd  June 2023.