Accountant Jobs in Kenya

Accountant Job Vacancy in Kenya

  • The company was incorporated in 2014 and since then has been operating in various fields including supplies and logistics.

  • We have further diversified into Premium Maize flour production and we are looking to engage a dynamic, energetic and professional Accountant.

    Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Ensure timely submission, accuracy and validity of inventory, gross margin schedules to management.

  • Maintain internal control documentation and test internal controls.

  • Analyze cost accounting data and assist with cycle count/physical inventories.

  • Prepare detailed account analysis and reconcile sales, cost and inventory, liability accounts by customer type.

  • Review and analyze inventory and margin reports, conduct research and perform analytical studies regarding cost analyses and profitability.

  • Support and assist internal department reporting requirements such as marketing department and production.

  • Preparation of bank, MPESA and cash reconciliation on weekly basis.

  • Petty cash management.

  • Provide financial information to management by researching and analyzing accounting data; preparing reports.

  • Document financial transactions by entering account information.

  • Summarize current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.

  • Maintain customer confidence and protect operations by keeping financial information confidential.

  • Comply with county government, state, and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.

  • Prepare payments by verifying documentation and requesting disbursements.

  • Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.

  • Preparation of creditors’ and debtors’ reconciliation on monthly basis.

  • Pioneer of digitization project by providing user requirements and specifications.

  • Manage the VAT, tax and required statutory returns, submissions and payments

  • Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting or other tax requirements in a timely manner.

  • Develop, implement, modify, and document record-keeping and accounting systems, making use of current computer technology.

  • Prepare, examine, or analyze accounting records, financial
    statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.

  • Efficient management of credit with customers and suppliers.

  • Management of payroll.

  • Responsible for financial reporting of key market indicators (revenue, fixed costs and cash flow).

  • Inventory Control

    Academic Requirements

  • Minimum, a Diploma in a Business related course or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution. Degree holders will have an added advantage.

  • Minimum, an Institution trained Accountant (Section 4 in CPA (K) or ACCA, or equivalent).

  • Registration with a professional body such as ICPAK, ACCA will be an added advantage.

    Key Experience Requirements

  • At least 3 years of accounting experience in a busy FMCG environment. Previous experience in a manufacturing company will be an added advantage

  • Demonstrated professional competence and administrative capability as reflected in work performance and results

  • Strong financial and accounting knowledge (IFRS)

  • Strong consolidation knowledge and experience

  • Statutory understanding (companies act and Tax)

  • Proficient in computer usage and knowledge of ERP systems

  • Personal Credibility & High Integrity

  • Team player who works well across functions and levels

    How to Apply

  • Applications shall be sent to

  • with the subject line REF: ACCOUNTANT to reach us no later than 12th Jan 2020.

  • Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV as well as three references (Mandatory).

  • Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.

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