Accountant Job in Kenya

Our client, a Supplier of Top Quality Beef is looking to recruit an Accountant who is self motivated and willing to relocate to the Maasai Mara. 

The ideal candidate MUST have above 2 years experience in accounting in an agricultural sector.  

He/she will be responsible for providing financial information to management by researching and analysing accounting data; preparing reports and should be a CPA-K holder.
Key Responsibilities;
  • Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analysing account information.
  • Documents financial transactions by entering account information.
  • Recommends financial actions by analysing accounting options.
  • Summarize current financial status by; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.
  • Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents.
  • Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.
  • Guide accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions.
  • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analysing account information.
  • Secures financial information by completing data base backups.
  • Maintains financial security by following internal controls.
  • Prepares payments by verifying documentation, and requesting disbursements.
  • Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations.
  • Comply with federal, state and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation.
  • Enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.
  • Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential.
Qualifications;
  • Undergraduate degree in accounting, finance, or equivalent.
  • Must be a CPA (K).
  • Minimum 5 years work experience in accounting or finance department.
  • Capable of setting up systems and should be conversant with SFAS Rules.
  • Advanced proficiency in accounting software tools, including Quick-books and spreadsheets..
  • Ability to understand and apply current accounting guidelines.
  • Conduct system and policy updates.
  • Must have an entrepreneurial spirit and collaborative nature.
Monthly gross salary: Ksh. 50,000 - 100,000/= (Approx. 500 - 1,000 USD) depending on experience

Deadline:
 30th June 2016    

Applications:

To apply, please follow the link:  

http://bit.ly/1sSC2K1
Summit Recruitment & Search, 
Blixen Court, Karen Road, 
Karen 

We endeavour to make contact with all of our applicants, but unfortunately high volumes of applications make this unrealistic. If you do not hear from us within two weeks, your application has not been successful on this occasion. This does not mean you will not be considered for future roles, so please keep an eye on our job board and apply for positions that match your skills and experience.

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