Accountant Job in Kenya 2021
Career Employment Kenya: Accountant Job in Kenya 2021
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

Our client in the
manufacturing industry is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and confident
individual with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and MUST be
based in Mombasa to fill in the following position:

CHIEF ACCOUNTANT

Job Summary

Reporting to the General
Manager, the overall purpose of this role is to handle all aspects of Finance
and Accounting by providing appropriate financial advice. The role will be in
charge of budgeting, financial analysis, and capital asset as well as
implementing financial and accounting policies and procedures

Main Responsibilities
of Job

  • Ensures all the finance-related functions of the
    company are flowing smoothly;
  • Lead in identifying, developing, and implementing
    effective internal control mechanisms and drive consistent improvements in
    financial processes and routines;
  • Review all information collected for the
    preparation of the general ledger regularly to ensure its accuracy and
    completeness;
  • Oversee the preparation of financial reports and ensure
    adherence to accounting standards;
  • Oversee the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and
    annual financial progress reports for the department and forward for
    approval, to ensure informed decisions are made within the Company
    promptly;
  • Supervise the account payables and receivable
    activities to ensure timely service delivery to the company;
  • Ensure that all transactions are as per accounting
    standards and systems for compliance;
  • Ensure financial issues and inquiries are
    addressed from internal and external customers to ensure satisfactory
    services;
  • Ensure internal checks are carried out to ensure
    effective and efficient accounting practices;
  • Coordinate revenue collection and expenditures of
    approved budgets to ensure the prudent use of available funds of the
    company
  • Ensure application of sound principles, systems,
    and techniques in accounting for effective and efficient use of finances
    and assets;
  • Participate in the preparation of reports
    regarding internal and external audits to ensure accurate information on
    annual statements is correctly projected;
  • Validation and verification of payments for
    accuracy and accountability; and
  • Ensure prudent revenue collection and expenditures
    based on approved budgets

Key Skills and
Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Accounting or
    Finance Option), Economics, Administration and Business Management from a
    recognized university
  • Must have at least six (6) cumulative years’
    experience in a comparable position from a reputable organization
  • Must be a Certified Public Accountant (CPAK) and
    Registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya
    (ICPAK).
  • Must have vast SAP exposure
  • Must have advanced IT skills
  • Must demonstrate the ability to handle multiple
    and conflicting priorities, and work under strict deadlines;
  • Should have strong analytical and be
    result-oriented;
  • Must have high standards of integrity and ethical
    practice;
  • Must be capable of functioning effectively both as
    a team player and a team leader;
  • Must have management and Leadership skills

How To Apply

Interested candidates
are requested to forward their updated CVs to 
recruitment@ke.gt.com
 by Tuesday, 7th September 2021 stating
the subject heading “CHIEF ACCOUNTANT” clearly indicating their current and
expected remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts, and addresses of
three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.