Chief Accountant job at Grant Thornton Kenya
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Vacancy title:
Chief Accountant

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

Jobs at:

Grant Thornton Kenya

Deadline of this Job:
02 June 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Friday, May 20, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
Chief Accountant

Main Responsibilities of Job
• Develop and maintain the cost accounting system, documents, and records of the organization;
• Analyze any changes in products provided in order to determine what effect it
• has on the cost and make estimates of new and proposed product costs;
• Analyze manufacturing costs and prepare regular reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs;
• Provide management with reports that specify and compare factors that affect prices and profitability of products or services;
• Coordinate preparation of accurate and up-to-date financial and management
• accounting information to facilitate decision making;
• Oversee monthly, quarterly, and annual financial progress reports for the
• department and forward for approval, to ensure informed decisions are made within the Company promptly;
• Ensure financial issues and inquiries are addressed from internal and external
• customers to ensure satisfactory services;
• Ensure internal checks are carried out to ensure effective and efficient accounting practices;
• Ensure application of sound principles, systems, and techniques in accounting for effective and efficient use of finances and assets;
• Participate in the preparation of reports regarding internal and external audits
• to ensure accurate information on annual statements is correctly projected;
• Validation and verification of payments for accuracy and accountability;
• Coordinate the budget preparation process of the company and prepare the related special revisions promptly;
• Develop, implement and monitor effective systems of monitoring performance
• against budget including key financial performance indicators;
• Ensure timely monthly reconciliation of budget adjustments to the agreed expenditure plan;
• Analyze and report significant budget variances and identify possible remedial
• actions in consultation with divisional accountants;

Key Skills and Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Accounting or Business Administration with
• Finance Option) or any other Business-related Degree from a recognized university;
• Must have a minimum of eight (8) years experience, five of which (5) should be in a management role;
• Must be a Certified Public Accountant (CPAK) or ACCA;
• Must be strong in Cost Accounting and Reporting;
• Must have a good understanding of the Constitution, Public Finance
• Management Act, and related legislation, financial reporting accounting standards;
• Must have worked in the manufacturing sector;
• Must have impeccable planning and budgeting skills;
• Must be familiar with the major Investments trends for similar industries; and
• Must have leadership and supervisory skills.

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 96

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruitment@ke.gt.com  stating the subject heading “CHIEF ACCCOUNTANT” clearly indicating their current and expected remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts, and addresses of three referees.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and 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: 02 June 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 20-05-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 20-05-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 20-05-2065
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