Chief Accountant Job in Nairobi, Kenya (250K)

Our Client is a well established 4-star Hotel in Nairobi.

They seek to hire a Chief Accountant responsible for all areas relating to financial reporting, managing accounting and budgets and forecast.

Industry: Hospitality

Location: Nairobi

Salary: 200K – 250K

Reporting to: General Manager & Head of Finance


  • Maintain Cost Control records and taking of accurate physical inventories and generally supervise the Cost Controller and his assistants.
  • Ensure the timely reporting of all financial information; monthly, quarterly and year end close.
  • Review taxes owed and tax returns and ensure compliance.
  • Analyse business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to provide advice.
  • Prepare periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs.
  • Scheduling expenditures, analysing variances, initiating corrective actions.
  • Approve daily sales/covers reports and ensuring all reports are prepared and issued on a timely basis by the income auditor.
  • Ensure the accurate and timely processing of pay transactions.
  • Monitor and analyse department work to develop more efficient procedures.
  • Assist in development and implementation of new procedures and features and ensure that the recommendations by both the internal and external audits of the follow-ups and corrections of the weak points raised.


  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting/Finance/ACCA or CPA (K) qualification
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience in financial & management accounting particularly in Hospitality Industry.
  • Must have a good understanding of hospitality accounting systems such as SUN system
  • Excellent strategic planning skills
  • MUST possess strong leadership skills.
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent negotiation and presentation skills

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Chief Accountant- Hospitality) to before 14thNovember 2018.

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV.

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing.

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

Accounting and Finance
Updated: November 7, 2018 — 5:29 pm