Bakery Chief Accountant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Vacant Position: Chief Accountant – FMCG

Location: Nairobi

Gross Pay: 150K

Nature of Job: Full time

Summary: Our client a bakery for cakes and cookies; also distributes the same countrywide, seeks to recruit a chief Accountant with FMCG or Manufacturing experience. The ideal candidate will have over five years’ experience serving in the same capacity.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervise the Accounting team
  • Report directly to the Director
  • Be a point of contact for all accounting related issues from various departments
  • Ensure daily accounting tasks are performed and reports distributed in time
  • Ensure the team is motivated, fully trained and they understand their duties and responsibilities
  • Knowledge and experience in financial software, managing processes, Audit accounting, tracking budget expenses, analyzing information and financial skills
  • Understands and has the working knowledge of accounting software
  • Ensuring internal controls are in place
  • Assist in forecasting the budget, month-end closing and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Maintaining financial records which accurately record the business’ incoming and outgoing finances


  • CPA -K
  • Bachelor’s degree in a Business related field especially accounting
  • 5 years’ experience as a Chief Accountant in a FMCG or Manufacturing set up
  • Must have sound financial and accounting technical knowledge
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and pay attention to details
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills both internally and externally
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Ability to work with accounting softwares

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Accounting and Finance
Updated: June 5, 2018 — 3:48 pm