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Title:  Accountant – paint products

Location:  Nairobi

Gross Salary:  45k

Our client is an established manufacturer and distributor of paint products in Nairobi. They seek to hire a competent and qualified accountant to maintain the books of the firm, comply with statutory requirements and set up the internal controls of the business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reviewing documents and transactions in the organization to ascertain compliance, accuracy, relevance, and reasonableness of the transactions.
  • Preparing and submitting financial reports including weekly, monthly operating reports, financial statements, audit reports, inventory, and capital purchases.
  • Ensuring the transparency and efficiency of the organizations financial operations and to safeguard compliance with reporting guidelines.
  • Maintain data integrity of financial records including the General and subsidiary ledgers.
  • Ensure all financial transactions are properly and timely updated and recorded.
  • Analyze and interpret financial data and recommend changes to improve systems, Processes and financial performance.
  • Review accounting, account analysis and reconciliation (banks, cash, Receivables, and payables).
  • Ensure statutory payments are completed and made on time (NHIF, PAYE, and NSSF), administering VAT and processing returns.
  • Update financial records by reviewing and posting various General ledger journal entries with recent transactions and changes.
  • Manage the preparation of all management reports
  • Ensuring timely and professional communication between the Accounting department and internal and external customers.
  • Any other duty that might be allocated to them.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, CPA or a related field
  • 2-3 years’ experience, all rounded experience as an accountant
  • Ability to interpret financial data and communicate this to stakeholders, advising and providing direction.
  • Candidates with a demonstrated history of setting up an accounting department or putting in place internal controls are preferred.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, knowledge and experience in using Accounting Software packages – QuickBooks
  • The suitable candidate should be of unquestionable integrity and should be mature
  • They should also be dynamic and a team player
  • Strong attention to detail is required.
  • Ladies are encouraged to apply.

 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 – Paint products ) to  [email protected]  before  Wednesday 18 th December 2019.

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV.

N.B:  We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing. Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

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