Job Title: Accountant Manufacturing
Reporting to: Director
Industry: Manufacturing (Packaging Materials)
Location: Nairobi (With frequents travels to Thika)
Gross Salary: KES. 60,000
Job Purpose: Our client is a well-established group of businesses mainly a manufacturer of packaging materials and also has a series of hardware outlets. They seek to hire a keen and well experienced accountant whose primary responsibility will be to provide an all-round accounts related activity of the group.
Key Roles & Responsibilities;
To accurately register, code and process invoices for payment ensuring that all invoices are approved in accordance with the company delegation of authority limits.
Follow-up and resolve invoice queries externally and internally.
Ensure monthly reconciliation of vendor accounts.
Financial and profitability analysis of the companys Projects
Generate aging and other vendor reports as required.
Ensure accurate recordings and treatment of Withholding Tax & VAT
Provide ad-hoc support to the financial accounting team
Petty cash management
Preparation of employee contracts
Ensure the asset register is updated and up to date with the current prices of the older assets purchased.
Perform day to day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, computing, posting and recording accounts receivables data
Revenue collection within the agreed contractual payment terms.
Bachelors of Commerce Degree and CPAK
A minimum of five (5) years work experience with at least 3 years as a lead accountant.
Demonstrable knowledge and experience in accounts in billing and account receivable.
Knowledge & experience in preparing final company accounts and statutory filing will be an advantage.
Hands on experience on MS Excel
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Sound knowledge and understanding of accounting principles best practices
Strong strategic, analytical, and organizational skills
Experience developing and managing budgets, training, developing, supervising, and appraising employees
Ability to work on own initiative, meet tight deadlines and balance priorities to achieve results
Demonstrated ability to increase productivity and continuously improve methods, approaches, and departmental contribution