Chief Accountant job at Execafrica Recruitment Limited

Vacancy title:
Chief Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Consulting , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Execafrica Recruitment Limited

Deadline of this Job:
24 December 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, December 19, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Salary: 200,000
Our client, in the Freight and Logistics sector is looking for a Chief Accountant.
Ideal candidate MUST have 8-10 Years experience in the same Industry.

Supervise and control the accounting team by imposing the effective mechanism for acknowledging financial transactions to ensure proper reporting that is in compliance with local rules and regulations and international accounting standards.

• Supervise the accounts unit and verify compliance with the company policies and procedures and accounting international standards.
• Set guidelines for recognizing financial transactions to ensure timely reporting.
• Validate all financial data in the Company’s financial software to ensure accuracy.
• Establish proper filing system for financial documents to ensure compliance with the Company’s policies and procedures.
• Ensure the safe custody of checkbooks and receipt vouchers in compliance with the Company’s financial policies and procedures.
• Oversee and monitor the credit team to ensure targeted average collection period (ACP).
• Responsible for internal controls and tax Compliance.
• Motivate and develop staff ensuring that objectives are established and communicated, monitored, and reviewed, to ensure proper reporting.

• Bachelor's degree in accounting or relevant discipline.
• Certified holder of an accounting qualification preferably CPA (K) holder.
• Microsoft Office with high degree of skill on Excel.
• 8-10 years of similar role, i.e. Chief Accountant or Accounting manager.
• Have previous experience in Freight and Logistics industry in a similar position.
• Have experience in SAP.
• Big 4 experience is an added advantage.

Skills & Competencies
• Must have an impeccable integrity, diligence and confidentiality.
• Should have high attention to detail and excellent analytical skills.
• Should be organized, accurate and detail oriented.
• Leadership skills.
• Problem Solving Skills.
Note: - Indicate position applying for as the SUBJECT EMAIL.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 96

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to:  using the position as subject of email.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 24 December 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 19-12-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 19-12-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 19-12-2066
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