Accountant Job in Kenya (60K) 2020
Career Kenya: Accountant Job in Kenya (60K) 2020
Employment vacancy : Today Recruitment Kenya

Job Title: Senior Accountant


Nature of Job: Full Time
Job Location: Nairobi,
Mlolongo

Job Summary: Our client, a
manufacturer and a distributor of cleaning and sanitation products for both
Industrial and Domestic use 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 supervise
Accountant, Credit Controller & Accounts assistants in the company.
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 an 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
·        
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
Qualified candidates are encouraged to send CVs quoting relevant
skills, qualifications and experience to recruitment@britesmanagement.com
Interviews will be done on a rolling basis until the position is
filled

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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