Tea Factory Accountant Job in Kiambu, Kenya (120K)

Job Title: Accountant – Tea Factory

Industry: Manufacturing

Job Location: Kiambu

Gross Salary: Ksh. 100,000 – 120,000 + Benefits

Our client is a leading tea manufacturer, with its factory based in Kiambu.

They are seeking to hire an accountant who will be responsible for financial accounting and leading external/ internal audits by providing requisite support to core operations within the entire value chain in the Company.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work under supervision of the senior Accountant; hence exercise overall supervision at Finance and Accounting function, providing leadership while ensuring the team is motivated.
  • Work in a team set-up and with peers to ensure collective implementation of strategic initiatives as laid down to advance Company Mission and Goals in relation to Finance and Accounting matters.
  • Work in close collaboration with peers to ensure that Management Team and Board are provided with timely Management Accounts, Financial reports, information and advisory to facilitate informed decisions.
  • Facilitating external and internal audits and Implementing recommendations of performance reviews, internal and statutory audits in a timely manner.
  • Providing budgetary implementation support, Financial and Management Accounts reports as may be required periodically to both Management Team and the Board.
  • Providing objective and technical advisory to the Board and Management over critical financial decision such as working capital, dividend, financing and investment ventures.
  • Ensuring the department maintains proper books of Accounts, and records while ensuring integrity of the Accounting process and computerized reporting systems with adequate periodic data back-ups.
  • Maintaining positive and cordial working relationships across other functions of the Company both vertically and horizontally.
  • Responsible for ensuring safety of resources in the Finance and Accounting Function.
  • Must have experience working with QuickBooks Accounting Software.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Accounting, Social Science or related field.
  • Must be a Certified Public Accountant, (CPA-K) registered with ICPAK and in good standing.
  • Over 5 Years’ Experience working in a Manufacturing firm. Tea factory is preferable.
  • Ability to work under strict timelines with flexibility and under minimal supervision.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to communicate financial information to a wide range of users.
  • Proven Leadership skills.

NB: Must be willing to relocate to Kiambu

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualifications and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Accountant-Tea Factory) to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke on or before Friday 2nd July 2021.

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