Accountant – Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary:

Job Title: Accountant

Industry: Manufacturing

Location: Nairobi

Reporting to: Finance Manager

Gross Salary: Competitive

Our client is a local manufacturing company offering quality solutions in Insulation, Acoustics, HVAC, Structural products as well as packaging solutions.

They seek to hire an Accountant who will provide support to the Finance department by managing daily accounting tasks.

The goal is to contribute to the overall efficient operation of the department and help the company be fully aware of its financial condition.


Ensure that records comply with laws and regulations.

Compute taxes owed, prepare tax returns, ensure prompt payment

Timely posting and processing journal entries to ensure all business transactions are up to date

Provide direction during stock take so as to ensure proper revenue reporting

Ensure all statutory details are accurate and paid on time

Ensure adequate cash flow to enhance effective business operation

Updating accounts receivable and issue invoices and allocate payments promptly

Updating accounts payable and perform reconciliations

Assist in the processing of balance sheets, income statements and other financial statements according to legal and company accounting and financial guidelines.

Assist with reviewing of expenses, payroll records etc. as assigned
Update financial data in databases promptly to ensure that information will be accurate and immediately available when needed

Assist the Finance Manager in the preparation of monthly/yearly closings

Petty Cash Issuance and control and reconciliations

Budget monitoring

Monthly stock takes and reconciliation of Variances and follow up with relevant team for variance explanation and clearance

Daily confirmation of the production report posting into sage

Undertake all other role or assignment given by management.

Debt collection.

Perform timely Bank and Till reconciliation and follow up to clear any outstanding amounts

Qualifications & Experience

A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Business related field from a recognized university

Qualified Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPA-K)

At least five (5) years accounting experience in a Manufacturing Company

Hands on experience in debtors’ management and collection and inventory management.

Good knowledge of computer accounting software

Strong communication and

Good organizational skills

Be self-directed and self‐motivated.

Be detail oriented, organized and accurate.

Demonstrate the ability to work with numbers and understand a broad range of common

Handle financial matters in a timely manner.

Possess computer skills, including a working knowledge of common software programs.

Be able to work with diverse personalities.

How to apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Accountant Manufacturing) to before 3rd August 2022.

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