Accountant - Jobs in Kenya

Accountant - Jobs in Kenya

Job Title: Accountant

Industry: Manufacturing

Location: Nairobi

Reporting to: Finance Manager

Gross Salary: Competitive

Our client is a local manufacturing company offering quality solutions in Insulation, Acoustics, HVAC, Structural products as well as packaging solutions.

They seek to hire an Accountant who will provide support to the Finance department by managing daily accounting tasks.

The goal is to contribute to the overall efficient operation of the department and help the company be fully aware of its financial condition.


  • Ensure that records comply with laws and regulations.
  • Compute taxes owed, prepare tax returns, ensure prompt payment
  • Timely posting and processing journal entries to ensure all business transactions are up to date
  • Provide direction during stock take so as to ensure proper revenue reporting
  • Ensure all statutory details are accurate and paid on time
  • Ensure adequate cash flow to enhance effective business operation
  • Updating accounts receivable and issue invoices and allocate payments promptly
  • Updating accounts payable and perform reconciliations
  • Assist in the processing of balance sheets, income statements and other financial statements according to legal and company accounting and financial guidelines.
  • Assist with reviewing of expenses, payroll records etc. as assigned
    Update financial data in databases promptly to ensure that information will be accurate and immediately available when needed
  • Assist the Finance Manager in the preparation of monthly/yearly closings
  • Petty Cash Issuance and control and reconciliations
  • Budget monitoring
  • Monthly stock takes and reconciliation of Variances and follow up with relevant team for variance explanation and clearance
  • Daily confirmation of the production report posting into sage
  • Undertake all other role or assignment given by management.
  • Debt collection.
  • Perform timely Bank and Till reconciliation and follow up to clear any outstanding amounts

    Qualifications & Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Business related field from a recognized university
  • Qualified Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPA-K)
  • At least five (5) years accounting experience in a Manufacturing Company
  • Hands on experience in debtors’ management and collection and inventory management.
  • Good knowledge of computer accounting software
  • Strong communication and
  • Good organizational skills
  • Be self-directed and self‐motivated.
  • Be detail oriented, organized and accurate.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work with numbers and understand a broad range of common
  • Handle financial matters in a timely manner.
  • Possess computer skills, including a working knowledge of common software programs.
  • Be able to work with diverse personalities.

    How to Apply
    If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Accountant Manufacturing) to before 3rd August 2022.

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