Chief Accountant Job position in Mombasa Kenya 2013


Position: Chief Accountant
Location: Mombasa
Company Profile: Global logistics company with offices in Mombasa, Nairobi, Dar es Salaam, Kampala, Juba, Dubai, Yemen, Somalia, Shanghai, Singapore and Houston Freight forwarding, imports clearance, exports, warehousing, trucking and construction logistics projects

Approximately 100 employees in Kenya

Main Purpose of the Job: The Chief Accountant will be responsible for all the accounting activities within the department.

Main Responsibilities
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Responsible for monthly accounting cycle.
  • Statutory Deductions & Withholding Tax experience.
  •  Conversant with submissions of Returns online more specially VAT amongst others.
  • In Charge of Debtors, Creditors, General Ledger & Invoicing including Accounts Reconciliation’s.
  • Compile data and prepare a variety of reports.
  • Reconciles records with internal company employees and management, or external vendors or customers.
  • Recommends actions to resolve discrepancies.
  • Generating profit and loss reports and trial balance and balance sheet reports
  • Good exposure to all statutory reporting requirements such as IFRS, Kenyan Companies Act, VAT, and Employment related compliances such as NHIF, NSSF etc.
Job Requirements:
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Statutory Deduction & Withholding Tax experience.
  • Conversant with submissions of Returns online more specially VAT.
  • In Charge of Debtors, Creditors & Invoicing including Accounts Reconciliation’s.
  • Good interpersonal and customer care skills
  • Good accurate records keeping
  • Experience in Multi company environment.
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree in any business field.
  • Up to date knowledge of current financial and accounting computer applications
  • CPA (K) designation preferred or equivalent international qualifications
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in accounting
  • Working knowledge of QuickBooks
How to Apply
To apply for this position send your CV to quoting the position in the subject line and preferred location.
Kindly also mention your current/ last salary and benefits.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted