Chief Accountant

Contract: Permanent
Salary: Confidential
Status: Active

Job information


Job Description

Position: Chief Accountant

Industry: ICT

Location: Nairobi

Salary: 150-180K

Our client is a startup ICT company providing various solutions including IT security management, customized software, networking and IT infrastructure. They seek to recruit a competent, well experienced and performance driven chief accountant who will be responsible for overseeing the company’s accounting operations.


  • Responsible for day to day finance and accounts operations
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Ensure that all accounting records are maintained e. ledgers and subsidiary books of accounts.
  • Preparation of the company’s financial statements and ensure timely closing of accounts
  • Prepare cash flow forecasting, budgeting and work closely with all departments in analyzing margins, variances and cost analysis
  • Preparing/supervising and reviewing the month end closing vouchers and accounts ensuring all journal vouchers are
  • Ensuring that closing deadlines are adhered
  • Ensure all taxes are properly accrued and paid on
  • Ensure smooth year-end closing with external auditors which will include a detailed review of all balance sheet accounts and any necessary
  • Perform project cost forecasts/budgets, cost tracking, monitoring and controls
  • Bank accounts reconciliations and resolve various issues with banks such as cleared cheque differences, bank fee anomalies and targeted balance
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
  • Ensure accurate allocation of cost to the correct cost centres
  • Creditors and debtors accounts reconciliation
  • Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule


  • Degree in Accounting/ Finance or equivalent from a reputable
  • CPA graduate and registered with ICPAK
  • 5-6 Years’ relevant accounting experience
  • Conversant with various accounting softwares including QuickBooks
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills
  • Good leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Good communication and presentation skills

How to Apply

If you meet the outlined qualifications and skills, please send your CV only quoting the position’s

title (Chief Accountant) to [email protected] before Tuesday 28th June 2021.

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing.

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