Dorbe-Leit Consulting

Management Accountant - Nairobi

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Active since 13-07-2017 Job category Accountancy / Controlling / Tax
Location Nairobi Level Mid-Senior level
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type Permanent contract
Hours 0 Salary Kshs.60, 000 Gross
Our client is one of the leading producers of FMCG. They produce quality branded tomato sauce, chilli sauce, fruit jam, fruit juice and bottled mineral water. It has an over 30 year’s reputation whose products have been well received locally and internationally within the COMESA markets The quality of their brands that make up the range of high quality products and solutions is unparalled in the region.
Are you a professional seasoned accountant who is confident, ambitious, resourceful and imaginative with the desire to challenge yourself? Are you interested in being part of a team focused towards transforming the FMCG sector in Kenya and beyond the East African region? If so, then this is the job you are looking for.
Our client would like to fill the position of a Management Accountant who will be reporting to the Operations Manager.

Purpose Statement of the Position
The jobholder will be responsible for working with company’s management in helping them make upper level management decisions through timely facilitation of financial information that will inform the business strategy.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Advise managers about the financial implications of business decisions to aid growth and profit.
• Record financial transactions for project, department or company.
• Prepare financial statements for internal and external use.
• Reconcile spending with budget as part of job costing.
• Helps management use financial information to inform business strategy.
• Relays information from accounting department to management team.
• Analyse financial performance and forecast longer term horizons.
• Recommend methods and strategies for cutting cost.
• Maintain records and support auditing efforts.
• Advise company and/or department management on financial decisions
• Make upper-level strategy recommendations based on financials.
• Preparing reports, budgets, commentaries and financial statements.
• Undertaking financial administration and internal audits
• liaising with managerial staff and other colleagues
• Developing and managing financial systems/policies
• Negotiating and obtaining finance for major projects/initiatives
• Controlling and forecasting income and expenditure
• Creating business strategies to generate shareholder value.

Minimum Requirement

• A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with a professional qualification in CPA (K) or its equivalent.
• At least 4 years of corporate accounting experience in a busy accounting work environment preferably with an FMCG.
• Experience in corporate finance or management accounting is highly desirable.
• Proficiency in QuickBooks, Microsoft Excel and any other Accounting packages.

Competencies and Skills required
• High interpersonal skills and ability to interact with people from all walks of life.
• Attention to detail.
• Communication skills
• Numerical acumen and analytical.
• Holding people accountable
• Good planning and organization skills.
• Team player with proven leadership skills.
• Good decision maker.
• Delegation and management skills.
• Strategic Orientation
• Business Focus
• Evaluation & Reporting
• Ethical and holds high integrity


More information
This listing is a full-time job

Job category Accountancy / Controlling / Tax
Industry / Industries Fast Moving Consumer Goods
Region Kenya
Keywords Mgt A/C

Contact information

Name Dorbe Leit