Accountant Job Vacancy in Kenya

Vacancy: Accountant Position
Our Client, a Group of Companies based in Nairobi with interests in the Real Estate and Education Sectors, seeks to fill the position of an Accountant.
Position: Accountant
Reporting To:  Group Finance and Administration Manager

Purpose of the Job

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that financial resources and assets of the Group of Companies are:
  • Carry audits
  • correctly disbursed
  • prudent Invested
  • fully accounted for
  • reported efficiently.
Key Accountabilities and Duties
  • In consultation with the Group Finance & Admin. Manager, come up with sound corporate governance policies that will help in identifying risks and develop controls that will minimize risks.
  • Constantly review systems that will ensure efficient management of financial resources.
  • Ensure timely and accurate accounting, reporting and analysis so as to help management in decision making.
  • Ensure efficient revenue collection, disbursement, accounting and payment of statutory taxes and levies and their reporting.
  • Ensure financial reports are prepared and submitted in compliance with the company guidelines.
  • Manage all financial relationships with external and internal customers. (Filing of tax returns).
  • Prepare staff and wages payroll.
  • Ability to carry out Audits.
  • Prepare management accounts, budgets and periodic financial performance reports for presentation to Management.
  • Debt management.
  • Oversee the protection of all company assets in and around Nairobi and other outer stations e.g. Mombasa.
  • Preparing annual accounts and manage the auditing process.
  • Any other duties assigned by the Group Finance & Admin. Manager.
  • Supervise and oversee the Finance, Audit & HR Staff.
  • Will be required to work in two different offices every week within Nairobi.
Educational / Professional Qualifications & Work Experience
  • Minimum experience: – 8 years experience in a busy accounting office for an Educational and Real Estate Business, 5 of which MUST be in at a senior position.
  • CPA (K) or ACCA qualification is a must.
  • Bachelors degree from a recognized university will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to use computers including MS Office.
  • Good knowledge and ability to use accounting packages e.g. SAGE PASTEL etc is a must.
  • The ideal candidate will be a person of high integrity, mature (at least 40years old) and responsible.
Please indicate your current monthly salary and proof of the same will be required during the interview.
Submission of Application

Candidates who meet the above specifications and should submit their application via email with a detailed CV three (3) names of referees, attach copies of education and professional certificates to reach us on or before Wednesday 14th November 2012 addressed to:

Executive Director,
Total Quality Training Consultants Ltd,
P. O. Box 470-00606 Sarit Centre, 


Please indicate the position as the subject when applying.

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