Accountant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Our client if a food manufacturing company in Nairobi.

They seek to recruit an experienced person in the position of  Senior Accountant .
She/he will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the organization’s accounting function, build and manage effective and streamlined administrative / financial systems.
Prior experience working in an FMCG manufacturing environment a plus.
Key Responsibilities

·          Review and approve preparation and finalization of monthly & annual financial reports.
·          Coordinate all auditing activities-internal & external.
·          Ensure that all ledger accounts, financial statements and cost control systems are operating effectively.
·          Ensure financial record systems are in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
·          File all company taxes correctly & ensure the company is tax compliant.
·          Review, analyse and correct errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents and reports.
·          Formulate a payment plan by observing the nature of incoming cash versus operations payment needs.
·          Prepare company’s expected & actual financial performance report.

·          Oversee stock taking and ensure all stock information is correctly posted in the system.
·          Administer proper filing of all documents-internal & external documents.
·          Review all suppliers & customer invoices and ensure they are all posted correctly and VAT is well captured.
·          Evaluate current accounting practices and policies and drive continuous improvement.
·          Coordinate monthly closing process during stock takes and aim to have minimal stock discrepancies.
Qualifications
·          Degree in accounting/finance.
·          Must be a CPA-K or ACCA holder
·          At least 5 years work experience in as a senior accountant in an FMCG company
·          Proficiency in accounting software tools like Tally and QuickBooks
·          Ability to understand and apply current accounting guidelines, system and policy updates.
·          Team leadership skills
How to Apply
Qualified candidates are advised to send their applications clearly quoting “SENIOR ACCOUNTANT” on the email subject head to info@leeandmyles.com so as to reach us on before 10th April, 2019.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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