Anonymous Employer
Nairobi, Kenya
6d ago
source : BrighterMonday

Job Summary

Our client based in KIKUYU / GIKAMBURA (BYPASS NEAR KAREN) and a medium based and fast growing FMCG is looking for mid-level accountant urgently to manage daily accounting activities and credit control including cash management, receivables and payable e.t.c

  • Minimum Qualification : Diploma
  • Experience Level : Mid level
  • Experience Length : 9 years
  • Important :

    Ladies are highly encouraged to apply.

    Accounts Receivables

  • Customer Invoicing and collections receipts processing.
  • Work with the Production team to ensure full payment on sales made and ensure debt collection on outstanding payments
  • Responsible for setting up and implementing Accounts Receivables best practices and policies
  • Cash Management

  • Monitor cash and bank balances.
  • Oversee and manage the company s petty cash float.
  • Carryout a weekly / daily / monthly cash projection to ensure an accurate matchof cash and daily / weekly / monthly expenses for smooth company operations.
  • Properrecording and posting of cash payments and collections in the systemand filing of supporting expense receipts and vouchers as well as bankdeposit slips.
  • Ensure accurate recording and safe custody of cash or cheques received.
  • Carry out monthly bank reconciliations and follow up on any discrepancies that may arise.
  • Accounts Payables

  • Prepare and have all directors approve all LPOs.
  • Receive and compare all supplier bills are as per the approved LPOs and Delivery Notes.
  • Post all bills from the suppliers in the system and file.
  • Ensureadherence to supplier or service provider terms of trade by ensuringessential services to the company are uninterrupted due to latepayments.
  • Raise a cheque requisition and attach Supplier orService provider Bills, Delivery Notes and LPOs for authorization by thedirectors.
  • Respond to all supplier and service providers enquiries.
  • Reconcile all suppliers’ statements with the ledgers and ensure all disputes, if any are resolved timely.
  • Produce creditors ageing report by the 30th of the following month for review and discussion with the directors.
  • Maintain a proper and thorough filing method and documentation of supplier bills and payments.
  • Administration & Payroll


  • Prepare tax returns and comply with tax requirements
  • Ability to Understand Tax Practices in the company
  • Fixed Assets Management

  • Oversee and maintain an up-to-date fixed asset register by recording all additions and disposal of company fixed assets.
  • Handle all claims and renewals of insurance covers for the company s assets.
  • Analysisof business operations, trends, costs, revenue, financial commitmentsand obligations to project future revenues and expenses and provideguidance to directors.
  • Creation and implementation and monitoring of approved budgets to ensure compliance by teams.
  • ContinuousLiaising with external auditors to improve on identified financial weakpoints, best practice incorporation and to ensure timely preparation offinancial data and documents for end of year audit.
  • Supervise and schedule work for staff reporting to this role to ensure timely delivery to meet set deadlines.
  • Formulating and implementing accounting policies to ensure best practices within the company.
  • Adherence to company policies and procedures.
  • Any other tasks that may be assigned by the Supervisor.
  • Minimum Qualifications and Experience :

  • CPA Section 3 and above (CPA-K) Preferably
  • Degree or Higher Diploma in Related Course added advantage
  • Minimum Age 33yrs and a LADY
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in a very Busy Environment
  • Excellent IT skills Outlook, Word, PowerPoint & Excel (With a typing speed of not less than 35 Words Per Minute)
  • Must be conversant with Accounting Packages like SAGE and PASTEL
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team
  • Must have a good understanding of financial concepts and pay keen attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and get things done to completion
  • Experience in MANUFACTURING a MUST
  • Excellent planning and organizational skill
  • The company has also activities in Western Province dealing with Locals and the Individual may on Quarterly basis be required to visit there.
  • KNOWLEDGE of LUHYA / WESTERN Language / Culture is NECESSARY

    Salary :

  • Ksh. 50,000 - 80,000 ( Based on Experience) Plus other benefits after probation. A chance for higher remuneration after probation- Driving Licence a MUST

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