Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Management Accountant Job in Kenya - 80,000 p.m.

Our client, a leading world class supplier of hospital equipment is seeking to recruit Management Accountant

Purpose: To maintain the integrity of the financial accounting function in accordance with sound accounting practices, company policy and legislative requirements


1. Financial Management
  • Develop and maintain financial accounting processes and procedures
  • Implement and maintain sound internal controls
  • Oversee the management accounting and internal control processes and procedures
  • Identify financial accounting risks and develop and implement mitigating strategies
  • Attend to audit queries
2. Budgeting
  • Establish and maintain a budgeting system and assist with setting up the planning parameters
  • Manage and control the annual planning and budgeting process
  • Prepare the budget
  • Interface and train users regularly regarding budget control and variance reports

3. Financial administration
  • Credit Control
  • Payables and Receivables Management
  • Prepare statutory returns (i.e. VAT, PAYE, SDL and RSC)
  • Verify the General Ledger, accruals and control accounts
  • Review local reconciliations before payments can be made
  • Review Creditors on a monthly basis
  • Prepare journal file and financial month-end pack
  • Verify and authorise Forex differences
  • Review alignment of contractual payment conditions with budgets and forecasts
  • Control commitments against budget
  • Manage cost control workflow
  • Ensure that work measurements are correctly accrued and accredited
4. Financial reporting
  • Report on all cost activities (e.g. budget, forecasts) and on work in progress in line with company policies, legislation and GAAP
  • Report on variances between budgets, commitments and expenditure
  • Assist with refining and enhancing financial reporting for the organisation
5. Leadership
  • Manage the designated area within time and budget
  • Plan, select, develop and maintain suitable manpower capabilities for area of   responsibility
  • Supervise, develop, lead and maintain a motivated and high performance team
  • Identify and timeously address problems and opportunities
  • Provide direction in respect of decision making
  • Facilitate and resolve conflicting issues or requirements
  • Ensure compliance with relevant legal and statutory requirements and internationally accepted environmental, health, safety and quality standards
Key Responsibilities of this role:
  1. Financial management
  2. Budgeting
  3. Financial administration
  4. Financial reporting
  • Degree in Accounting or equivalent qualification, i.e. (B Com Accounting and/or Management Accounting)
  • 5 years relevant financial experience, of which three years should have been in a management capacity Knowledge of General Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • CPA II
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation
  • Knowledge of Internal Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Knowledge of budgeting processes
  • Understanding financial accounting and treasury
  • Knowledge of computerised financial systems
  • Attention to detail
If qualified, kindly send your CV to jobs@jantakenya.com clearly indicating ‘Management Accountant’ on the Subject line by 11th September, 2015. 

Do not attach any certificates.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.



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