Accountant job at Hello Mart Ltd

Vacancy title:

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Hello Mart Ltd

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, May 03 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi, East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, April 30 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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We are currently seeking a detail-oriented and experienced individual to join our team as an accountant. The accountant will be responsible for overseeing financial operations, maintaining accurate records, and providing insights to support informed decision-making.

1. Financial Reporting:
• Prepare and analyze financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements, regularly to assess the financial health of the supermarket and identify trends or areas of concern.
• Generate and distribute financial reports to management, providing insights and recommendations for improving financial performance and achieving business objectives.

2. Budgeting and Forecasting:
• Develop annual budgets and financial forecasts in collaboration with management, incorporating input from various departments to ensure alignment with strategic goals and objectives.
• Monitor budgetary performance throughout the fiscal year, tracking actual results against budgeted targets and investigating variances to identify root causes and recommend corrective actions.

3. Accounts Payable and Receivable:
• Manage accounts payable processes, including invoice verification, payment processing, and vendor reconciliation, to ensure timely and accurate payments while optimizing cash flow management.
• Oversee accounts receivable functions, including invoicing, collections, and customer account reconciliation, to minimize delinquencies and improve cash flow efficiency.

4. Inventory Control:
• Coordinate with operations and procurement teams to establish and maintain accurate inventory records, performing regular reconciliations and adjustments as necessary to ensure proper valuation and reporting of inventory assets.
• Analyze inventory turnover ratios, aging reports, and shrinkage trends to identify opportunities for cost savings, process improvements, and inventory optimization.

5. Compliance and Audit Support:
• Ensure compliance with accounting principles, industry regulations, and internal policies and procedures, maintaining proper documentation and supporting schedules for audits and regulatory filings.
• Assist with internal and external audits by providing requested documentation, answering inquiries, and implementing audit recommendations to strengthen internal controls and mitigate risks.


• Diploma or degree in accounting, finance, or related field
• CPA certification
• Minimum of 2 years experience in accounting preferably in the retail industry.
• Proficiency in accounting software and Microsoft Excel; experience with QuickBooks or similar programs is a plus.
• Strong analytical skills and attention to detail, with the ability to interpret financial data and identify trends, anomalies, and opportunities.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with teams and communicate financial information to non-financial stakeholders.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Associate Degree

Job application procedure

Method of Application
Submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are interested in joining our team as an accountant. The documents should be sent to  by 5 pm on Friday 3rd May 2024.
Hello Mart is an equal-opportunity employer and does not discriminate on any basis. We do not ask for payment at any phase of the recruitment process. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Friday, May 03 2024
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 30-04-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 30-04-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 30-04-2067
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