Senior Accountant

May 26, 2017

Senior Accountant – FMCG

Industry: FMCG

Salary: 70k – 80k based on experience

Location: Nairobi

Our client is a distributor of various fast moving consumable goods. They mainly distribute goods in Nairobi and its environs.

Reporting: The Director, the Senior Accountant to oversee operations in the accounts department.


  • Handle budget preparations and analyse financial data
  • Prepare account reconciliations and financial statements on a monthly basis and report on variances
  • Discuss financial performance with management on a monthly and quarterly basis and assist in developing and implementing cost effective measures to reduce operational costs
  • Liaise with other departments and members of staff to support overall company goals and objectives
  • Be actively involved in payroll preparations and ensure statutory deductions are made as per the set policies
  • Assist in documentation and monitoring of internal controls
  • Ensure proper records are maintained by reviewing accounts reconciliation and payment vouchers
  • Monitor and interpret cash flows and predict future trends
  • Supervise accounting staff
  • Manage office administration



  • Bachelors degree in accounting or finance
  • 3-4 years experience in a similar role either at a distributor or an fmcg manufacturer
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft office, knowledge of accounting software packages such as sage, pastel, quickbooks
  • Proficiency in accounting packages
  • Should have experience and knowledge in internal auditing



  • Ability to work under minimum supervision
  • Ability to work within short deadlines in a high pressure environment
  • Be a team player and ability to work in a dynamic environment
  • Have attention to detail
  • Be of high integrity, reliable and with a can do attitude


Do you, possess the necessary qualification and experience, if yes, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Senior Accountant – FMCG) to before 24th May, 2017

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

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