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Financial and Management Accountant

Savannah Brands
Nairobi, Kenya

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

Job Description
Financial and Management Accountant
At Savannah Brands we want to use the awesome produce in Africa to create authentic beverage products through our brand ‘Kenyan Originals’.
Based in Kenya, Kenyan Originals is a variety of African craft beverages that include alcoholic fruit ciders, tonics and ice teas.
We are looking for an enthusiastic Finance & Management accountant to be part of our challenging and exciting journey. The person should be an all-round accountant with clear understanding of end-to-end finance from commercial, supply and core finance.
General Job Information
Job Title: Financial and Management Accountant
Company: Savannah Brands Company KE
Reports to: Finance & Operations Manager.
Purpose of the Job
The financial and management accountant shall be responsible for day-to-day finance activities as well other periodic and adhoc tasks. The role is largely an individual contributor role with some activities shared with other team members.


Responsibilities

Job Content
1. General accounting
  • Ownership of P&L and balance sheet
  • Daily capturing of expenses in our accounting system
  • Weekly payment runs
  • Monthly Reconciliations. Cash, inventory, supplier, and general ledger reconciliations
  • Lead monthly balance sheet review
  • Taxes: Compute, file and pay for payroll taxes, Excise Duty, WHT, VAT within the statutory deadline
  • Management of overhead expenses and report spend vs plan.
  • Participate in budgeting process.
  • Manage monthly calculation and capturing of accruals, prepayments, interest and other month-end adjustments.
  • Payroll management.
2. Reporting:
  • Daily commercial reporting
  • Monthly management reporting
  • Quarterly board pack preparation Weekly
  • inventory reports
  • Weekly expense reports
  • Half year/Annual statutory reporting.
3. Leadership
  • Own of our SOPs and internal control documents.
  • Coordinating audit activities
  • Lead half year and annual preparations of financial statements
  • Share his/her experience to upskill the rest of Finance team.
4. Management Accounting
  • Product costing. Monthly computations of actual COGS.
  • Prepare periodic review of Inventory valuation and adjustments to P&L
  • Manage fixed asset register and monthly charge out to P&L,
Personality
  • Independent, Results Driven, Obsessed with detail
Competencies
  • Ambitious, Dependable.
Requirements:
  • Undergraduate with Business degree or similar qualifications
  • CPA/ACCA Professional qualification
  • Previous experience in similar
  • English and Kiswahili

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 yourselfEducation certificate - the official certificate for your highest education
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