Agricultural Company Chief Accountant Job Vacancy in Kenya

Our client, a growing Agricultural Company, is looking for a Chief Accountant
The successful candidate will be responsible for the finance department and will be reporting to the CFO. 
MUST have experience in the agricultural sector.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare, examine, or analyse accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
  • Review taxes owed and tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting or other tax requirements.
  • Develop, maintain, and analyse budgets.
  • Preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs.
  • Scheduling expenditures, analysing variances and initiating corrective actions.
  • Prepare annual returns and yearly audited accounts.
  • Analyse business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to provide advice.
  • Advanced degree in accounting or management & business administration.
  • CPA (K) or ACCA required.
  • 8+ years experience in the agricultural sector as an accountant is a MUST.
  • Must be PC proficient and able to thrive in a fast-pace setting.
  • Experience with Quickbooks or other large automated accounting systems is a plus.
  • Must have strong experience with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and supervisory skills required.
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines required.
  • Experience in international import/export is a MUST.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
Monthly gross salary: Ksh. 250,000 – 300,000/= (Approx. 2,500 – 3,000 USD) depending on experience

Deadline: 26th May 2016    

To apply, please follow the link:
Summit Recruitment & Training, 
Blixen Court, Karen Road, 

We endeavour to make contact with all of our applicants, but unfortunately high volumes of applications make this unrealistic. If you do not hear from us within two weeks your application has not been successful on this occasion. This does not mean you will not be considered for future roles so please keep an eye on our job board and apply for positions that match your skills and experience.

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