Senior Accountant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Our client if a food manufacturing company in Nairobi.

They seek to recruit an experienced person in the position of Senior Accountant.

She/he will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the organization’s accounting function, build and manage effective and streamlined administrative / financial systems.

Prior experience working in an FMCG manufacturing environment a plus.

Key Responsibilities

  • Review and approve preparation and finalization of monthly & annual financial reports.
  • Coordinate all auditing activities-internal & external.
  • Ensure that all ledger accounts, financial statements and cost control systems are operating effectively.
  • Ensure financial record systems are in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
  • File all company taxes correctly & ensure the company is tax compliant.
  • Review, analyse and correct errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents and reports.
  • Formulate a payment plan by observing the nature of incoming cash versus operations payment needs.
  • Prepare company’s expected & actual financial performance report.
  • Oversee stock taking and ensure all stock information is correctly posted in the system.
  • Administer proper filing of all documents-internal & external documents.
  • Review all suppliers & customer invoices and ensure they are all posted correctly and VAT is well captured.
  • Evaluate current accounting practices and policies and drive continuous improvement.
  • Coordinate monthly closing process during stock takes and aim to have minimal stock discrepancies.


  • Degree in accounting/finance.
  • Must be a CPA-K or ACCA holder
  • At least 5 years work experience in as a senior accountant in an FMCG company
  • Proficiency in accounting software tools like Tally and QuickBooks
  • Ability to understand and apply current accounting guidelines, system and policy updates.
  • Team leadership skills

How to Apply

Qualified candidates are advised to send their applications clearly quoting “SENIOR ACCOUNTANT” on the email subject head to so as to reach us on before 10th April, 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Accounting and Finance
Updated: March 24, 2019 — 9:42 pm