- Job Description
Our client is a leading alcoholic beverages distributor located in Nairobi, they seek to recruit a highly competent and performance driven accountant who will be responsible for ensuring company compliance with accounting standards and practices and work with the Head of Finance in developing financial strategies for the company.
Industry – FMCG
Roles and Responsibilities for the FMCG Financial Accountant Job
Maintain accounting controls by implementing and recommending policies and procedures
Development, implementation and monitoring of financial accounting and related systems. Set and enforce accounting policy, in addition to working with other departments to develop positions on best practices throughout the organization.
Prepare financial management reports, including financial planning, budgeting and forecasting.
Supervise record-keeping and data processing.
Collection of financial and accounting information and the preparation of budgets, reports, forecasts, and consolidated profit and loss reports.
Administer accounts receivable and accounts payable.
Prepare and submit all tax and statutory returns and deductions
Review and process expense reports.
Negotiate terms with suppliers, manage and communicate with debtors and creditors.
Preparation and coordination of the audit process.
Prepare asset, liability and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing accounting data.
Protect operations by keeping financial data confidential and operate systems to achieve the same
Document financial transactions by posting accounting data, both present and past.
Recommend financial actions by analyzing accounting data and options.
FMCG Financial Accountant Job Skills and Qualifications
Degree from a recognized university preferably a B.com in Finance/Accounting
3-5 years’ work experience in a similar position preferably in FMCG industry
Must be a CPA (K)
Applicants must be 35 years & below
Advanced proficiency in accounting software tools and applications as well as ERPs
Ability to conduct system and policy updates
Must have an entrepreneurial spirit and collaborative nature
Self-motivated and results oriented
Good interpersonal skills
Excellent communication and analytical skills.
To apply for this job please visit www.corporatestaffing.co.ke.