Schneider Electric Tax & Accounting Manager Job in Kenya 2020
Career Kenya: Schneider Electric Tax & Accounting Manager Job in Kenya 2020
Employment vacancy : Today Recruitment Kenya



Schneider Electric Kenya seeks a highly qualified Tax & Accounting Manager to handle full spectrum of financial accounting, accounts operations, internal controls, cash management and statutory adherence.

This position will report to the CFO (Chief Finance Officer).

Industry: A Multinational company in Energy & Automation

Key Responsibilities:

  • Day to day Finance and accounts operations
  • Perform full set of accounts and ensure timely closing of year end accounts, including consolidated accounts and tax computation
  • Review and approve payment vouchers and cost analysis
  • Develop and maintain internal control and effective accounting system
  • Support in monthly group reporting
  • Adherence to statutory requirements and filing of returns; PAYE, NSSF, NHIF, VAT, Withholding Tax, Instalment Tax and all relevant statutory requirements
  • Treasury requirements; cash flow management and reduction of forex exposure
  • Handling of general insurance
  • ISO involvement
  • Handling KRA enquiries
  • Assistance in debt collection and credit management policies
  • Handling of Company Secretarial requirements
  • Support for ERP (Navision)
  • Specific analysis requested by Management
  • Management of the Accounts team: 5 people

Key Relationships:

  • The incumbent will be in frequent relations with the Finance & Accounts Team and the CFO
  • The incumbent will be in frequent relations with the Auditors, Tax Consultants, Banks, Company Secretary

Skills and Experience:

  • Flexibility, capacity to listen and learn, open minded
  • Ability to work in a network and in group in an international environment, in a collaborative way
  • Well organized and well structured
  • Clear & synthetic communication
  • Good MS Office Skills particularly in Excel. Experience of an ERP (Navision) is an added advantage


  • Bachelor’s degree in commerce / Finance / Accounting or related fields
  • CPA or Degree in Accounting / Finance/ ACCA Qualification
  • At least 5 years of experience in financial and management accounting particularly in a manufacturing-based Company
  • Relevant experience in External audit and costing is advantageous
  • Must have Audit background
  • Ability to manage a team
  • SAP experience

How to Apply

About us: Schneider Electric is leading the Digital Transformation of Energy Management and Automation in Homes, Buildings, Data Centers, Infrastructure and Industries. With global presence in over 100 countries, Schneider is the undisputable leader in Power Management – Medium Voltage, Low Voltage and Secure Power, and in Automation Systems. We provide integrated efficiency solutions, combining energy, automation and software. In our global Ecosystem, we collaborate with the largest Partner, Integrator and Developer Community on our Open Platform to deliver real-time control and operational efficiency.


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