Vacant: FMCG Financial accountant

Our client in the FMCG industry is looking to hire a financial accountant.

Work station: Nairobi 


The ideal candidate will be responsible for the financial management of the company; regular checking Bank online transactions, bank reconciliations, following up on outstanding issues with the bank. Monitoring fixed asset register, stock asset account, account and comparing the actual cost of vs budgets and making adjustments. Responsible for overall reports and management on both and accounts payable and receivables reconciliations.


  • Manage accounts receivable, reports, and Account receivable reconciliations.
  • Monthly Preparation and production of the financial reports and management accounts including reports for payroll and wages summary and payments.
  • Coordinate with Bank agent for collection of cash, statements, and any other correspondence
  • Participate in Internal and External Audit and ensure all statutory are filed on time
  • Daily reconciliation of VAT report and submission for approval. 
  • Preparation and filing of approved VAT returns on monthly basis. 
  • Performing bank account reconciliations. 
  • Preparation of payment schedule and submission for approval. 
  • Analyze supplier’s sensitivity regarding payment terms, mode, and advise Finance head of such suppliers for regularization. 
  • Engaging suppliers regard to the trading agreements, negotiate terms and propose just in the time ordering systems. 
  • Ensuring the system is reading updated and inclusive suppliers' information. 
  • Closely liaise with procurement dept. to monitor and communicate changes in the purchasing price of items and services.
  • Verification of attendance sheet provided by HR and submitting the verified reports for approval. 
  • Follow-up and ensuring timely submission of statutory deductions such as PAYE, NSSF, NHIF, NITA, and W/VAT, W/T. 
  • Preparation of payroll and forwarding month-end report for approval, printing, and distributing payslips to individual employees. 
  • In charge of organizing the archive room by logically arranging accounting files, labeling, and safekeeping of sensitive documents.


  • A bachelor’s degree in (Finance/Accounting Options)
  • SAP knowledge is a must.
  • Must be a CPA (K/U/T) holder.
  • Minimum 3 years experience in an FMCG company.
  • Must be good at teamwork
  • Result-Oriented
  • Attention to Detail
  • Positive attitude
  • Strategic focus
  • Personal Credibility & High Integrity
  • Good leadership skills

All applications should be done on or before the close of business 19TH May 2021 on the link below:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


Job Details

Level : Senior level
Industry : Accounting
Salary : Confidential
Experience : 3 Years
Applications : 5
Locality : Nairobi, Kenya
Eligibility : Bachelor
Company : Reeds africa co...
Posted By Reeds africa co... / 07 May 2021

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