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Accountant

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

Contour Consult SMC Limited is a Business and Management consultancy that specialises in Human Resource Consultancy, Strategy Development and the general suite of Organisational Development services.
We are looking for a competent and deddicated Accountant with experience working with the
distribution industry and a firm understanding of inventory
management. The Accountant will be in charge of maintaining general ledger and intercompany accounts.

Responsibilities

1.   Financial Close
  • Support the month end process, including preparation, financial analysis and input of financial data.
  • Ensure all expenses are accounted properly at period end and accruals are posted
  • Review GL accounts and ensure all accruals, provisions and prepayments are
    accurate
  • Prepare and record asset, liability, revenue, and expense entries
  • Prepare and reconcile information for submission of VAT returns
  • Investigate month over month variances - follow-up with business functions within the organization on the variances
  • Reconcile select GL accounts by maintaining, reviewing and tracking data
  • Analyze logistic, quality and warehouse management GL and cost center reports for discrepancies, misappropriated charges, missing charges and accruals
 
2.    Inventory Support
  • Monitor and review inventory losses and support operational decisions to reduce losses
  • Support and engage in physical counting process, both cycle counts and at year end
  • Ensure the right level of control over the stock management, providing insightful report on destruction and aged stock including route cause analysis and proper recommendation/conclusion
3.     Account Payables
  • Oversight of Accounts Payable department
  • Manage the Accounts payable specialist
 
4. Other
  • Process MPESA receipts timely and accurately and post to customer accounts
  • Back up to the credit controller
  • Supporting the Accounts Receivable process ensuring that customer receive monthly
    statements
  • Assistance in the preparation of management reports and audit schedules
 
General Duties:
  • Maintain Good Housekeeping Practices in your area of responsibility.
  • Adhere to Company Standard Operating Procedures, Policies & Code of Business
    Ethics and Procedures at all times.
  • Your line manager may give carry out any other reasonable instruction as from time
    to time.
  • Adhere to company Health and Safety procedures and report any incidents to the Health
    and Safety Representative in your organisation.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Attention to detail
  • Professionalism
  • Good Interpersonal skills with persons in all levels

  • Able to work with strict deadlines 


Credentials and Experience 
  • A degree in accounting 

  • Minimum CPA 2 /ACCA certification.


Special Requirements 
  • Travel will be sometimes required
  • Overtime will sometimes be required

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

Mandatory attachments

Please have a scan or photo of these documents ready when you start the application:

Self-prepared CV file - the employer wants to see a CV that you have prepared yourself
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