Corporate Staffing  Senior Accountant Job

Industry: Manufacturing,

Location: Nairobi,

Gross Salary: Ksh 100k – 120k,

Our client seeks a dedicated and detail-oriented Senior Accountant to join their team. The ideal candidate will manage all financial transactions, from fixed payments and variable expenses to bank deposits and budgets. You will play a crucial role in providing accurate financial information to management, helping to enhance operational efficiency and profitability.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and oversee the daily operations of the Finance department including accounts payable/receivable, cash receipts, payroll and utilities, budgeting, revenue and expenditure variance analysis, and capital assets reconciliations.
  • Manage all accounting transactions, ensuring compliance with accounting policies and regulations.
  • Prepare budget forecasts and monitor financial performance against budgets.
  • Conduct monthly, quarterly, and annual closings with accurate and timely reporting.
  • Ensure timely bank payments and manage payroll processing for the manufacturing staff.
  • Compute taxes owed, prepare tax returns, and ensure prompt payment and reporting.
  • Perform cost accounting tasks; including variance analysis and cost of goods sold calculations.
  • Analyze financial data to identify trends, perform margin analysis, and recommend strategies to reduce costs and improve profitability.
  • Maintain internal financial controls and procedures to ensure the integrity of financial reports.
  • Liaise with external auditors and tax agents for annual audits and compliance matters.
  • Support management with financial analysis and guidance on profitability, cost reduction, and financial planning and analysis (FP&A).
  • Oversee accounts receivable and payable, ensuring accurate and timely processing.
  • Manage inventory accounting, ensuring accurate valuation and cost analysis.

Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • CPA K.
  • Over 5 years’ experience as an Accountant, ideally within a manufacturing setting.
  • Experience managing a team is a Must.
  • Experience with accounting software (SAGE Evolution or Pastel).
  • Import and Export Costing Accounts.
  • Solid knowledge of financial analysis and forecasting.
  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and good organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Open and pro-active team player building trust and credibility.

How to Apply

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Gross Salary: Kshs 100k – 120k

Apply before 28th  March 2024.