Accountant Job in Kenya

East African Packaging Industries (EAPI)

Job Vacancy:  Financial Accountant / Market Finance

Reports To:  Finance Director

Job Summary:  The Financial Accountant will oversee day-to-day accounting operations, with functional responsibility for accounting, accounts payable, payroll.

He/ She will be responsible for production of financial reports, proper maintenance of accounting records, accurate processing of financial transactions and administration of a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk and enhance the accuracy of the company’s reported financial results.

Duties & Responsibilities:

·          Track the company’s financial status and performance to identify areas for potential improvement

·          Provide useful financial insights to help make better decisions about formulating and executing strategy and provide guidance and analysis to the finance director and operational management to improve results.

·          Maintain a system of accounts and keep books and records on all transactions and assets.

·          Prepare and analyze accurate monthly financial and management reports, including income statement, balance sheet, budget and variance, projections and forecast, cash flow e.t.c.

·          Maintain control of the following areas: general ledger, accounts payable, expense reports, billing, and payroll.

·          Ensure integrity of stock take at both Nairobi & Mombasa plant and reconciliation to GL

·          Review financial data and prepare required reports, present accurate financial reports when required.

·          Review supplier reconciliations before payments. Manage supplier queries and resolution of reconciling items

·          Establish and maintain financial policies and procedures for the company

·          Coordinating the preparation of the draft audited financial statements and all tax returns. Ensure timely, accurate and complete issuing of financial statements as required.

·          Monitor bank accounts and coordinate cash sweeps to minimize bank interest charges and penalties

·          Prepare weekly payment forecast based on agreed payment plans and business requests

·          Ensure bank obligations are paid OTIF (LC’s, Bills of Exchange, Stock loans, Commercial loans, Asset finance, IPF)

·          Assist in production of cash flow reports, annual budget, and forecasts.

·          Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management and provide for a system of management cost reports.

·          Coordinate interim and annual audits

·          Understand and adhere to financial regulations and legislation.

·          Markets and category size evaluation, projections and monitoring performance against plan.

·          Provide financial input for commercial contracts (e.g. leasing, commissions, exclusivity).

·          Prepare Customer & account managers Profit & Loss analysis on Periodic basis to manage customers & account managers’ productivity.

·          Value chain cost analysis including transport to customer on Periodic basis

·          Prepare pricing structures in liaison with Head of sales including the custody of signed pricing documents.

·          Evaluate profitability of products and recommend corrective action to improve returns.

·          Ensure appropriate and adequate Insurance cover both general and medical. Ensure timely renewal and payment of premiums (IPF)

·          Prepare cost-benefit analysis on any sales and marketing activity and promotions to gauge return on investments.

·          Periodical evaluation of customers trading terms to ensure no exposure or constraint business operations.

·          Create forecasts of future business conditions using multiple scenarios.

·          Act as finance liaison officer to the sales and marketing team on pricing queries and computations.

·          Gather ad-hoc information relevant to development of pricing structures.

·          Perform variance analysis between actual, forecasts and budgets (volume, price & mix)

·          Key account participation internally and externally (at Customer site)

·          Participate in volume, net sales revenue and selling expenses generation for LE & AOP

·          Prepare sales reports for inclusion in management reports and Board packs

·          Represent finance at demand planning meetings during the S & OP process.

Skills & Qualifications;

·          Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.

·          Post Graduate qualification will be an added advantage

·          CPA K

·          Knowledge and use of ERP

·          FMCG or B2B industry experience is an added advantage

·          Minimum of 5 years experience finance and accounting experience including coordinating audit activities and managing reporting, budget development and analysis, accounts payable and receivable, general ledger and payroll

·          Proficient in spreadsheets, databases, MS Office and financial software applications

·          Excellent time management skills, with the ability to perform multiple tasks and meet critical deadlines while maintaining accuracy and quality.

·          Proven ability to make complex and time-sensitive decisions in the best interests of the organization.

·          High level of integrity

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 (Financial Accountant/ Market Finance) to [email protected] on or before Friday 22nd October 2020.

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