Accountant Job in Kenya 2020
Career Employment Kenya: Accountant Job in Kenya 2020
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

Job Title: Senior Accountant

Job Location: Nairobi, Mlolongo

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

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Interviews will be done on a
    rolling basis until the position is filled
  • Only the shortlisted candidates
    will be contacted