Accountant 2022
Career Kenya: Accountant 2022
Employment vacancy : Today Recruitment Kenya

Industry: Manufacturing,
Location: Nairobi,
Reporting to: Finance Manager,
Gross Salary: Kshs 100k – Ksh 120k

Key Responsibilities

Accounts Receivables
•    Maintain customer prices in SAP (ERP) and ensure that all the invoices are accurate.
•    Manage credit policy and control procedures, and debt collections process management.
•    Ensure prompt and proper allocation of customers’ receipts.
•    Ensure debtors’ balances are correctly stated and statements promptly sent out to customers.
•    Preparation of customer account reconciliations ensuring all variances are investigated and resolved.
•    Compute monthly customer discounts and post credit notes for the discounts issued to the customers on time and ensure credit notes are timely posted
•    Ensure aged debtors are escalated for action on time.

Accounts Payable
•    Preparing daily, weekly, and monthly cash outflows cash requirements forecast and circulate.
•    Ensuring invoices and credit notes are correctly matched against respective orders, delivery notes and other supporting documents and approved before payment.
•    Ensure appropriate compliance with tax laws on withholding tax, VAT, and other statutory requirements.
•    Ensure all supplier accounts including GRNI are reconciled on monthly basis and any issues addressed immediately.
•    Ensuring direct invoices are posted to the correct GL accounts and appropriate dimensions.
•    Ensuring all creditors are paid within agreed terms and timely allocation of the payments.
•    Ensuring all new supplier accounts are appropriately authorized before they are maintained in the system.
•    Maintain the company accounting records and ensure that all documents are properly filed correctly.

Inventory and Asset Management
•    Maintain and develop monthly stock taking and reconciliation procedures, and inventory variances. Investigations, approvals, and booking on a timely basis.
•    Maintain inventory master data and ensure optimum inventory holding.
•    Review monthly balance sheet analysis and reconciliation.
•    Monthly reconciliation of assigned intercompany accounts ensures timely resolution of issues.
•    Prepare timely and accurate monthly, quarterly, and annual stand-alone and consolidated financial statements for internal and external stakeholders.
•    Asset tagging, asset master data verification, and updating.

•    Analyse product margins, pricing trends, and RM costs trends and recommends remedial actions.
•    Analyse company costing i.e. costing of imported raw materials and overheads.
•    Validate pricing of finished goods and ensure deviations are corrected upon approval.
•    Compute accurate and up-to-date product cost information to aid product pricing.

Business Analysis
•    Prepare relevant financial reports to ensure accurate and timely periodic reporting.
•    Prepare management expense reports, analyse material variances and give recommendations.
•    Posting integration transactions, monthly journals and any other approved transactions.
•    Assisting in budgeting and forecasting exercises.
•    Any other relevant duty that you may be called upon to perform by your superiors

Key Qualifications
•    Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, or accounts.
•    Minimum of 4 years of experience in a comparable position
•    CPA(K) qualified (Required)
•    Experience with SAP is a MUST

•    Hands-on financial professional, with practical experience in book-keeping and reporting.
•    IT skills in MS Office

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 (Accountant – Manufacturing) before 20th August 2022.


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