EXPERIENCED ACCOUNTANT NEEDED

Location
Kisumu, Kenya
Salary
15,001 - 30,000
Posted
13 Feb 2019
Closes
13 Feb 2019
Job role
Accountant
Experienced Accountant with a demonstrated history of working in the food & beverages industry or/and FMCG/ Retail/Wholesale setup.
  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 4 years


Job Description

A newly established small Maize flour milling business are seeking to hire an Experienced Accountant with a demonstrated history of working in the food & beverages industry or/and FMCG setup. A strong Financial Professional Skilled in Cash Flow, Budgeting, Internal Audit, Fixed Assets, and Managerial Finance. The job posting will be in Kisumu.

Qualifications

  • 3+ years' experience in accounting role in manufacturing and FMCG set up, retail/wholesale business setup
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail and good record-keeping skills a must
  • Experience in Excel, Outlook and Work.
  • Proactive with lots of energy


Responsibilities
  • Oversee the general accounting functions to include cash management/reconciliation, financial analysis and reporting balance sheet management.
  • Ensure timely and accurate preparation of organization financial statements & reports on regular basis and submit to senior management
  • Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information
  • Summarizes current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.
  • Timely debt collection and have discussions with respective people on accruing debt
  • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
  • Complies with financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.
  • Approves cash disbursement's by verifying check amounts against invoices, budgets, authorizing checks, and wire transfers
  • Maintains financial security by adhering to internal controls, and protecting the organization value by keeping information confidential.
  • Meeting financial standards by providing accounting department annual budget information; monitoring expenditures; identifying variances and implementing corrective actions
  • Conducting reviews and evaluations for cost reduction opportunities
  • Updating stock records in the accounting system and assisting in stock take whenever stock takes are being done.
  • Assisting in petty cash management and processing petty cash vouchers.
  • Updating company ledger with other day to day transactions in the company's accounting system.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned to him/her by supervisors/ management.