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Accountant Job Nov 2023
Job Title: Accountant
Hiring Organization: The Option One Distributors (East Africa) Limited
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES Competitive
Date Posted: 11/17/2023
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Department: Finance and Accounts,
Reports To: Finance and Administration Manager,
Location: Keria Market “Meru County” (1 post),
The Option One Distributors (East Africa) Limited is seeking to hire an accountant to be based in Meru County.
- Maintain accurate and up-to-date financial records, including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements;
- Record and classify financial transactions, including sales, purchases, expenses, and inventory movements;
- Prepare budgets and financial forecasts to help the company plan for future expenses, sales, and profits;
- Analyze budget-to-actual variances and provide recommendations for cost control and revenue optimization;
- Monitor and manage inventory levels to ensure adequate stock while minimizing carrying costs.
- Track and control operating expenses, seeking ways to reduce costs and improve profitability;
- Evaluate supplier pricing, terms, and credit agreements to optimize purchasing decisions;
- Generate financial reports and statements for management and stakeholders to assess the company’s financial health;
- Prepare financial reports for tax purposes and ensure compliance with accounting standards and regulations;
- Calculate and file various tax returns, including VAT, income tax and withholding tax;
- Keep abreast of tax regulations and changes that may impact the business;
- Assist with internal or external audits by providing financial documentation and explanations as required;
- Analyze financial data to identify trends, variances, and opportunities for improvement;
- Provide insights and recommendations to management for strategic decision-making;
- Monitor cash flow, ensuring there is enough liquidity to cover operating expenses and investments;
- Manage receivables and payables to optimize cash flow;
- Utilize accounting software and financial management systems to streamline processes and improve accuracy;
- Stay updated on technological advancements in accounting tools;
- Ensure ethical and responsible financial practices, including safeguarding financial data and preventing fraud;
- Maintain compliance with all relevant financial laws and regulations; and
- Collaborate with management to develop financial strategies and long-term plans to achieve business goals.
- A Bachelor’s Degree in either Accounting/ Finance/Economics will be an added advantage;
- CPA III Qualification or its equivalent.
- At least 3 years of work experience in an accounting role within a busy work environment
- Advanced Excel knowledge is MANDATORY
How to Apply
Send your application, photocopy of ID, updated CV, copies of your academic & professional certificates quoting the job title on the email subject (ACCOUNTANT) to email@example.com to reach us on or before 24th November 2023 latest 17:00hrs.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
“The Option One Group is an equal opportunity employer.”