Head of Accounts Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Vacancy: Head of Accounts

Location: Nairobi

Industry: Service

Our client, a leading distributor of diagnostics, scientific and life science research products, laboratory chemicals, reagents and equipment’s are seeking to recruit Head of Accounts

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Handle budget preparations and analyses financial data
  • Discuss financial performance with management on a monthly and quarterly basis and assist in developing and implementing cost effective measures to reduce operational costs
  • Review all invoices for accuracy, appropriate supporting documentation and approval prior to posting in accounting system
  • Timely payment of vendors and suppliers & Maintain vendor files and contact lists Receivables
  • Prepare account reconciliations and financial statements on a monthly basis and report on variances
  • Performing day to day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, computing, posting and recording accounts receivables data
  • Generate and review aging report to ensure compliance
  • Timely preparation and filing of Withholding Tax, Withholding Vat and Value Added Tax
  • Computation of instalment taxes and submission before due dates End Month/Year closing
  • Be actively involved in payroll preparations and ensure statutory deductions are made as per the set policies
  • Accountable for monthly closing of books, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Taxation, statutory compliance, working capital management, cash flow planning.
  • Review financial and management accounts on a monthly basis with business managers
  • Perform monthly cost and productivity analysis, present recommendation to ensure compliance with budgetary guidelines.
  • Spearhead monthly and periodic financial management reporting, cash flows, treasury and banking relationships
  • Create detailed revenue and expense budgets, constantly championing use of available resources in a way that creates maximum value and output

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or related discipline.
  • CPA K.
  • 5 – 7 years’ experience in Finance or Accounts section in a busy organization and in a supervisory role.
  • Demonstrate honesty, confidentiality and integrity.
  • Should be proactive.

How to Apply

To apply, kindly CLICK HERE to apply online on or before close of business 25th May 2018.

NB: Flexi Personnel does not charge candidates for job placement.

Accounting and Finance
Updated: May 14, 2018 — 3:55 pm