Chief Accountant at Kenafric Industries

On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015
Reports to: Financial Controller
Area: Finance & Accounts
Job Purpose: The Chief Accountant is responsible for the management of all the accounting, financial and investment functions of the company by designing, implementing, maintaining and updating sound accounting systems, standards, policies and procedures and daily accounting activities in accordance with the laid-down accounting standards,  internal controls which help to safeguard the Companies assets.

Job Dimensions:
Number of Staff Supervised:    
Direct Reports: Senior Accountants, Credit Controller, Accountants, Accounts Assistants, Cashier, Payroll Administrators, Payroll Clerks, Chief cashier
Total: 8

Key Accountabilities:

  • Overall supervision and management of all accounting / finance functions
  • Compliance of laid-down accounting standards, systems and procedures
  • Establishing reporting framework for new ventures within the group
  • Instituting internal controls and process improvement
  • Establishing and maintaining joint venture, Subsidiary companies accounts
  • To maintain accurate records and to prepare VAT returns and refund claims
  • Monthly management accounts
  • Coordinating external and internal audits for the group
  • Cash flow management and budgeting
  • Statutory compliance for the group
  • Payroll verification and posting
  • Payment and reconciliation verification
  • Ensuring AR and AP aging and accounts are online and in order
  • Month end closing activities co-ordination
  • Fixed Assets management
  • Customer rebates process co-ordination
Application of Guidelines & Decision Making Authority
  • Guidelines: Direct to Financial Controller.
  • Decision Making : Decision maker – Financial Controller.
Qualifications, Experience & Skills
Minimum Qualifications: 
  • Accounting Professional  –  Bachelor of Commerce or any Accounting Degree, CPA(K) or ACCA
  • Minimum Experience: 6 years out of this 2 years must have worked on senior level with Manufacturing Company
  • Skills: Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles. Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections.
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, IFRS knowledge, Audit Expertise
  • SAP ERP competence is must
  • Peoples management skills , Team leadership, Internal control
How to Apply

Applications should be sent to [email protected] with the Job title as the subject matter of the email

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted

We are an equal opportunity employer

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