Chief Accountant Job (Salary Range Kshs. 175,000 – 200,000)

Our Kenyan client based in Industrial Area deals with manufacture of Plastic and Metal containers. It is a leading name in the metal packaging industry since 1978. The company has a wide range of products including plain and decorated metal, plastic and composite containers and closures for professional commodities and household consumables. The entire manufacturing process from first design to printing to assembling and delivering is done in-house at the production facilities in Nairobi Industrial Area.

We are seeking applications from candidates who are immediately available to fill the following position at our
client’s company:
Chief Accountant (Salary Range Kshs. 175,000 – 200,000)

Responsible for holding manufacturing plant management accountable for accuracy and timeliness of inventory controls and cost controls
Management of debtors
Management of stock movement
Preparation and monitoring of annual budgets
Coordination of monthly closing process and reconciliation of general ledger accounts
Responsible for all taxes obligations
Support the Company’s mission, vision, values and goals in the performance of daily activities
Develop and implement various accounting procedures
Preparation of the monthly statutory accounts and consolidated financial statements
Work with both internal and external auditors during financial and operational audits
Maintain system of accounts and keep records on all company transactions and assets
Report, analyze, and ensure integrity of all financial information.
Responsible for knowing critical functions within the department and capable of mentoring and assisting employees within the department
Utilize teamwork to develop departmental synergy
Review, investigation, and correction of errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports. 
Applicants for this position should posses the following:
• Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance from a recognized university
CPA /ACCA Qualification
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and Access
A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a senior accounting position in a busy manufacturing environment
A highly dynamic individual with sense of responsibility and strong work ethic
Excellent team work and interpersonal skills
Attention to detail and strong problem solving ability
A high degree of integrity and honesty
Good communication skills both verbal and written.

Please forward an application letter indicating your suitability to this role, together with a copy of your updated resume, and your current salary and benefits package to:
 admin@peopleinsightslimited.combefore Friday 5th August 2011. Interview invitations will be sent by email at very short notice and applicants are advised to check their emails frequently. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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