Senior Accountant Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya (100K)

Senior Accountant Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya (100K)

Job Summary:

  • Our client a manufacturing company along Mombasa road 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 manage the busy accounting department.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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 entries.

  • 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 controls

  • 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 role

  • Female candidates are encouraged to apply for diversity in the department

  • 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

    How to Apply:

  • 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.

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