Financial Accounting Manager Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Summit Recruitment

Job Description

Financial Accounting Manager – Manufacturing

Our client, a well-established Food Manufacturing Company is looking to recruit a dynamic and motivated professional for the role of Financial Accounting Manager. The person will be responsible for supervision, monitoring and evaluating all day-to-day accounting activities and establishing the true and fair financial status of the company by developing and implementing systems for collecting, analyzing, verifying and reporting financial information whilst ensuring accurate, timely recording and reconciliation of all financial transactions.

Key Responsibilities

Planning, monitoring and controlling the company’s cash flow and ensuring that proper liaison is maintained with the suppliers.
Ensuring that the financial controls (including accounts procedures) remain appropriate, and that they are properly applied.
Preparing financial and other information for presentation to the board in compliance with statutory and other requirements.
Implementing a ‘no surprises’ financial management and controls function.
Ensuring compliance with tax and other statutory matters.
Measuring the company’s financial commitments, and linking them into cash flow planning.
Developing an accurate short, medium and long term financial forecasting framework.
Analysis and interpretation of financial statements.
Meeting with local external auditors to review issues arising from audit work, audit effectiveness, and management letter comments.
Motivating staff by exercising sound management and leadership skills and principles.
Strong focus on people development and continuously developing potential of staff through training.
Appraising and counseling staff on performance related issues to ensure productivity and retention of human capital.


An undergraduate degree in accounting or finance. An MBA will be an added advantage.
Must have a minimum of 5 years experience in finance with at least 2 years experience in high level financial reporting and analysis in manufacturing industry.
A qualified accountant with CPA or ACCA professional qualifications.
Solid knowledge and experience in tax, reporting, compliance, treasury, and trade finance.
Knowledge of accounting principles and application of IFRS and IAS in the development of financial statements.
Experience in the development and deployment of annual budgets, latest estimates and financial planning.
Excellent command of English (spoken and written).

Salary: Ksh.300,000 – 350,000 gross plus other benefits.


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