Accountant Job in Kenya

(Salary 60k-80k)

Our client is a fast growing pharmaceutical marketing company located in the CBD area of Nairobi. Due to the rapid growth, a position of senior accountant has been created.

The Accountant shall be responsible for executing systems, procedures and controls in the entire accounting function covering the accounting policies, procedures and control, manner of record maintenance and reporting requirements. 

The accountant will also be in charge of a small team.

Some Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Management and preparation of financial statements and management accounts.
  • Ensure filing of all payments made and record all financial transactions for easy retrieval and reference
  • Prepare payroll and process statutory deductions of NSSF, NHIF and PAYE and remit as per set timelines
  • Prepare and review detailed budgets for approval.
  • Make regular reports to the board on income, expenditure and any variations from budgets.
  • Apply accounting system compliance with generally accepted accounting principles for auditing purposes.
  • Act as the custodian of accounting records, ledgers, revenues and operating expenses
  • To manage and oversee the internal audit process and be in-charge of reviewing accounting and administrative controls
  • Oversee clearance of debts and arrears within agreed timelines
  • Ensure all taxation and legislative requirements are complied with at all times.
  • Management of the fixed asset register
  • Demonstrate clear integrity and a sense of ethics and responsibility
  • Protect organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
Required Qualifications
  • Possess a Bachelor degree
  • Must have a CPA (K)
  • Minimum 5 years work experience with the last two being in a supervisory or managerial position
  • Good accounting skills. From books of original entry to management accounting
  • knowledge of Pharmaco/Pharmacy accounting system or Pastel
  • Good Interpersonal skills i.e. Influencing, communication and negotiation skills
  • Problem solving and Analytical skills
  • Decisive decision maker. 
Expected gross pay of between 60K- 80K

All qualified candidates should send their applications including three referees, CVs on or before 18th October, 2012 to, indicating the title Accountant (Salary 60k-80k) on the subject line.

Recruiting Manager
Corporate Staffing Services Ltd
3rd Floor, Nabui House, Westlands (Next to Unga House) Nairobi.

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