Trident Plumbers Accounts Officer Job in Kenya

Accounts Officer

Trident Plumbers Limited is a Private Limited Company, established in the 1990 and incorporated in the year 2003. It is registered with the Ministry of Public Works and is a member of Kenya Association of Public and Civil Engineering Contractors (KABSEC).

Its business scope includes Plumbing , Sanitary ware Installation, Drainage, Firefighting System installation, Installation of Boilers, Sprinkler systems, ventilation systems, Air conditioning systems and Regular Service maintenance.

Job purpose summary: Responsible for ensuring that commercially focused information is provided to the management team to aid in timely and sound business decision making by maintaining financial and accounting services.

Core Responsibilities:

Financial interpretation and analysis

  • Prepare monthly analysis of cost of goods sold and operational expenses against prior year and budget, providing explanations and business solutions to help mitigate the risks.
  • Partner with product management in determining financial impact due to product cost reductions, new product rollout etc. and prepare periodic forecasts to update management on projected results.
  • Analyze financial performance against key business metrics and document pertinent financial highlights that will enable management to determine progress against budgets.
  • Presenting and reporting accurate and timely historical financial information of the company to all the company’s stakeholders including shareholders, analysts, creditors, employees and other members of management.
  • Interpret the company’s financial results to management and recommend improvement activities
  • Report to management on variances from the established budget and the reasons for those variances
  • Design and lead the annual budgeting and forecasting activities for the company.
  • Prepares departmental budgets and monitors departmental expenditures.
  • Assist in the determination of project pricing in relation to features offered and competitor
  • pricing
  • Investing the company’s money, taking into consideration risk and liquidity.
  • Ensure compliance in all taxation processes
  • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
  • Oversee the capital structure of the company, determining the best mix of debt, equity and internal financing
  • Identify and report what areas of a company are most efficient and how the company can capitalize on this information
  • Establish, maintain and reconcile the general ledger, petty cash and bank accounts
  • Establish and maintain supplier accounts and process supplier invoices
  • Maintain the purchase order systems and financial file record keeping
  • Prepare cheques for all accounts due within the specified timelines.
  • Ensure transactions are properly recorded and entered into the computerized accounting system.
  • Prepare profit & loss accounts, balance sheets, monthly financial statements, monthly reports and report on any variances.
  • Maintain and reconcile the accounts payable and accounts receivable systems in order to ensure complete and accurate records of all monies
  • Prepare accurate journal summaries on a monthly basis
  • Prepares the weekly debtors/creditors report to aid Management in decision – making.
  • Organizes a recovery system and initiates and follows up on collection of all outstanding debt from suppliers.
  • Calculate employee salaries, deductions and contributions and submit remittances of Tax returns, PAYE, NSSF, and NHIF on a timely basis.
  • Prepare, review and file payroll summaries, journals and reports.
  • Order office supplies and manage the filing, storage and security of financial documents.
  • Maintain booking registers, issue payments for work permits and licenses within the specified timelines.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Degree or Diploma in Accounting
  • ACCA / CPA(K) qualified with good accounting and costing skills & commercial acumen
  • Experience of 5-7 years – hardcore experience in accounts department – with multitasking skills
  • knowledge of – Tally, Sage / SAP Business and good knowledge of usage of MS Excel & Word
  • Self-starter with initiative and good communication skills
  • Able to grow to Accounts Controller level in next 2 to 3 years
  • Knowledge of IFRS & Kenyan Taxation – VAT / WHT / Corporate Taxation
  • Ability to work independently without any assistant
  • Exposure to Budgeting process

All qualified candidates are required to send CV to before 31st October 2018.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Accounting and Finance
Updated: October 12, 2018 — 12:18 pm