Management Accountant

Management Accountant,Eastern Gas Distributor (K)

| Nairobi. Full Time. Retail & Energy Sector
About the Company; A player in the LPG Distribution

2.Job Summary:
The Management Accountant reports to the Directors and is a strategic role with responsibility in company finance, accounting, and reporting functions.

Minimum Qualification:
•Bachelor of Science in Accounting or Finance | CPA qualification | SAGE Experience
•Experience Level: Midlevel
•Experience Length: 5 Years( a minimum of 2 years which should be managerial position or leading teams)

Key Result Areas
•Profitability of the business in line with budgetary provisions.
•Implementation of the business plan and attainment of the business targets.
•Accounting & reporting efficiency

Key Responsibilities and performance areas:
Financial Planning and Monitoring
•Maintaining and balancing subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions, and resolving discrepancies
•Maintaining general ledger by transferring subsidiary accounts; preparing a trial balance; reconciling entries
•Summarizing financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet; profit and loss and other statements
• Preparing and recording assets, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information
•Performing bank reconciliation and ensuring correct banking is done
•Analyzing financial information and financial status
•Maintaining the payroll
•Safe keeping of company records and assets
•Filing of all company tax returns i.e. PAYE, VAT, and INCOME TAX and ensuring statutory payments are done on time;
•Monitoring customer account details for non-payments, delayed payments, generate age analysis and follow-up on customer payments
•Performing month-end accounting activities such as reconciliations and journal entries
•Coordinating with the accounts team to complete assigned accounting tasks
•Generating financial reports and statements to directors for review

Inventory Management
•Analyse inventory analysis reports and resolve variances
•Preparing the month-end stock valuations, validating the Cost of sales and margin analysis
•Reconciling inventory accounts to the general ledger
•Verifying accurate costs for inventories
•Monitoring inventory transactions
•Assisting in the improvement of internal controls related to inventory
•Reviewing monthly stock gains/losses and ensuring they are within the territory
•Maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures

People Leadership and Management
•Providing leadership and guidance to a team of accountants monitoring their performance and general quality of work
•Working collaboratively with sales and logistics teams to achieve shared goals
•Ensuring practical learning experiences for trainees the organization by providing accounting support and guidance
•Ensuring rules and regulations are adhered to by all users
•Motivating and coach the team to operational success
•Consistently promote high standards through personal example and ensuring each member of the team understands the standards and behavior expected of them

Minimum Requirements & Competencies
•Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting Option
•Certified Public Accountant (CPA-K)
•Strong knowledge of MS Office
•Experience in SAGE software an added advantage
•At least 4 years experience in an FMCG company in the same position.
•Excellent communication and administrative skills
•Exceptional in planning and organizing
•Solution oriented
•Workflow financial management skills
•Ability to work in a competitive and challenging environment
•Self-driven/Goal focused/Target driven
•Excellent organizational and time management skills
•Ability to meet all assigned deadline
•Accuracy and attention to detail
•Strong leadership and commercial acumen.

To Apply send your cover letter and detailed CV and academic certificates to before 22nd June 2021. Female Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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