Accountant (Automotive) – Nairobi, Kenya

Summit Recruitment and Search Africa is a leading Recruitment and Executive Search agency head quartered in Kenya providing outstanding talent to a wide range of companies and NGO’s in various business sectors across Africa.

Our client a leading automotive client in the country is seeking an Accountant to be based in Nairobi. He/She will be responsible for managing all accounting transactions, preparing budget forecasts, reconciling accounts payable and receivables, preparation of monthly payroll and performing audits. The ideal candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in accounting, an ICPAK holder and must have over 4 years working as an accountant in the automotive sector.

Key Requirements:

  • Monthly petty cash checks and reconciliations.
  • Coordination and preparation of monthly payroll.
  • Follow up with the banks on payments and monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Payments to suppliers.
  • Regular cash report updates.
  • Chasing receivables.
  • Data entry of transactions.
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts.
  • Filing of all transactions with relevant support documents.
  • Performing audits and resolving discrepancies.
  • Computing taxes.
  • Fixed Asset register maintenance.
  • Ensuring that company certificates, statutory returns and tax filing is in order.


  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance.
  • Must be a CPAK holder.
  • Must have knowledge of SAP and Excel.
  • Must have over 3 years working as an accountant in the automotive sector.
  • Must have an Impeccable integrity and diligence.
  • Should have high attention to detail and excellent analytical skills.
  • Should be organized, accurate and detail oriented.

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Salary: Monthly Gross Salary of Ksh.90,000 (Approx. 730 USD)
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Career Level: Mid Level
Job Type: Full Time
Deadline for applications: 31st January 2023

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