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Group Chief Accountant

Published on 16.11.2020


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Position : Group Chief Accountant

A dynamic Automotive Company based in Nairobi is seeking to recruit a Group Chief Accountant. The successful candidate will support the CFO in ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures with major emphasis on – cash control, sales accounting and approvals credit controls & approvals, stock controls, audit report follow-up and day-to-day internal controls review and improvements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for day to day finance and accounts operations i.e. Coordinate GL, Tax, Cost Accounting and AP operations.
  • Handle full spectrum of financial and cost accounting role.
  • Responsible for the preparation of monthly financial statements, payments, cash-flow management reporting for submission and, ensure timely closing of these accounts for reporting purposes.
  • Support CFO in ensuring that intercompany cost allocations are in line with management agreements and transfer pricing policy.
  • Regularly assess whether there any SOPs or procedures manual that exists in the organization covering different areas, review their suitability and effectiveness and recommend/proposal revisions and review.
  • Carry out regular reviews to ensure that revenue recognition in the financials is based on on-going sample checks.
  • Conduct regular visits to branches ensuring that regular verification of inventory, cash and bank reconciliations and check whether Company SOPs are being adhered to.
Required profile for job ad : Group Chief Accountant
  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree.
  • Must be a CPA (K) or ACCA Finalist.
  • Over 8 years of PQE finance experience (audit background will be an added advantage).
  • Good Understanding of IFRSs and ERP systems.
  • Very strong in Excel & accounting knowledge.
  • Good interpersonal & organizational skills.
  • Analytical mind and with a keen eye for detail.
Job criteria for job ad : Group Chief Accountant
Job category :
Accounting, controlling, finance
Industries :
Temporary work, recruitment
Employment type :
Permanent contract
Region :
Central - Coast - Eastern - Nairobi - North Eastern - Nyanza - Rift Valley - Western
Experience level :
5 to 10 years
Educational level :
Spoken language :
Number of Position(s) : 1

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