Manufacturing Sector Chief Accountant Jobs in Mombasa, Kenya

Manufacturing Sector Chief Accountant Jobs in Mombasa, Kenya

  • Our client, a renowned in the Manufacturing Sector based in Mombasa, have an immediate requirement for the positions of Chief Accountant to be based in Mombasa

    Job Purpose

  • The Chief Accountant will be in-charge of all accounting activities of both financial and management accounting.

  • He/she will be responsible for preparing financial and performance reports, assisting departments with annual budgets and reviews, internal controls and tax studies.

  • The role will also oversee the accounting function, including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Cost Accounting.

  • Ensuring the company interests are protected at all times and stringent financial reporting is managed.

    Main Responsibilities of Job

    The job holder will be responsible for:

  • Independently overseeing the accounts department within the organization.

  • Creating and implementing internal accounting and finance policies and procedures in line with international standards.

  • Managing all activities in relation to Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Cost Accounting.

  • Overseeing General Ledger and all financial records.

  • Assisting in the development and implementation of ERP systems.

  • Ensuring the company is adequately protected from a financial perspective.

  • Instrumental in facilitating the auditing process and liaising with external auditors.

  • Providing timely and streamlined reporting to Senior Management.

  • Representing the company in Executive Meetings pertaining to financial planning and analysis.

  • Monitoring the financial position, financial performance and cash flows of the company

  • Revising any discrepancies of reports

  • Checking the
    company’s assets and liabilities that could affect its equity in the future.

    Academic Qualifications

  • University degree in Finance or Accounting

  • CPA (K) or equivalent

  • Have 10 years’ relevant work experience five (5) of which in a similar position preferably in a manufacturing environment.

  • Hands on experience on SAP.

  • Ability to lead a team

    Technical Competencies

  • Must be able to meet the demands of an ever-changing business environment

  • Critical mind in identifying and defining clearly the problem, evaluating different ideas or ways of solving the problem from the data gathered.

  • Extensive knowledge in fast-paced technologies and accounting programs

  • Excellent mathematical skills, strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Time management and organizational skills

  • Problem-solving and analytical skills, as well as leadership and administrative skills.

    How to Apply

  • If you fit the description, please send your CV to the following email address:


  • Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis until a suitable candidate is hired.

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