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Prestine HR-Engine Ltd   |   Nairobi, Kenya   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Chief Accountant

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
  • Manager (team leader)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

The primary role is ensuring profitability with the organization through inspection and approval of all on going and beginning projects with the company. The incumbent will demonstrate their management skills and accounting expertise in a variety of corporate accounting practices, including overseeing the P & L Accounts, payroll and taxes. They must be highly accurate and efficient, utilizing their vast knowledge of the current tax code, upholding our standard of exceptional customer service, and, above all else, ensuring that consistent, accurate accounting services are provided daily



Responsible for day to day finance and accounts operations i.e. Coordinate physical inventory counts and cycle counts as well as Investigate cycle counting variances and resolve issues, update standard costs in the bill of materials, Review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies, validate the cost of goods sold as part of the month-end close, accumulate and apply overhead costs as required by generally accepted accounting principles and work with the materials review board to locate and dispose of obsolete inventory. 
Handle full spectrum of financial and cost accounting role i.e. AR, AP, GL and forecasting, budgeting.  Perform cash flow forecasting, budgeting and working closely with the operations department and Sales team in analyzing margins, variances and cost analysis.   Establish and maintain systems for cost-sensitivity analysis and early-warning of cost over runs Work consultatively with the respective departments on cost reduction initiatives  
Perform project cost forecasts/budgets, cost tracking, monitoring and controls. Issue project cost reports for review and approval  
Responsible for preparation of monthly consolidated financial statements, payments, cash-flow management reporting for submission Together with the Group Head of Finance, ensure timely closing of these accounts for reporting purposes. 
Develop and maintain internal controls and effective accounting system and policies for the set up.  Review & approve payment vouchers & journal entries 
Support the Group Head of Finance in ensuring that inter company cost allocations are in line with management agreements and transfer pricing policy   

 Degree in Finance and Accounting from a recognized University 
 Holder of CPA (K) 
 Min 5 year’s relevant experience in financial & management accounting particularly
 Relevant experience in audit and costing is advantageous.  
 Working experience in SAP is highly regarded
 Experience in utilizing computers, including word processing, excel, PowerPoint and sage or Pastel accounting software Proficiency
 Proficiency in Microsoft Office 
 Proficiency in Microsoft excel 
 Experience with Sage system / HRM Enterprise or any other ERP Financial System. 
 Knowledge in financial laws

General Information

Salary range: Up to KSh200,000
Additional informationNot specified
Job start date: Thursday, March 15, 2018
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
Seniority: Manager (team leader)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Budgeting, financial planning; Accounting; Compliance; Business performance monitoring; Financial analytics and forecasting; Project Financial Management
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Prestine HR-Engine Ltd

Restaurant, hospitality, travelCompany size: 1-10 people

Prestine HR-Engine Limited (PHRE) is a privately-owned company established to provide professional Human Resources consulting services to organizations of all sizes. We have unmatched expertise with many years of experience in Human Resource, Finance and Business Management Consultancy. Prestine HR-Engine Consulting act on your behalf as your Human Resources representative, or we can provide support and expertise to complement existing HR staff. We take the time to develop a strong working relationship with you by understanding your needs, your business and your corporate culture. With that understanding, we recommend solutions in line with your business needs and work with you to implement them.