Accountant – 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 is a leading ERP systems provider across Africa, known for providing clients with Enterprise World-class solutions addressing their business needs. They are seeking to recruit an Accountant who will be responsible for the financial running of the company. The ideal candidate should have 3 – 5 years’ experience in accounting preferably using an accounting or ERP system.

Key Requirements:

  • Complete a daily report on the financial health of the business.
  • Manage Payroll and submit statutory deductions i.e. NHIF, NSSF, PAYE and VAT
  • Produce monthly Management Reports.
  • Work with an ERP system as a management tool for accounts.
  • Manage inter-company transactions
  • Handle all banking requirements both online and offline.
  • Initiate Payments to Suppliers using the Online banking portal.
  • Manage all licensing and permits for the business.
  • Liaise with Operation Manager and ensure timely payment schedule for all supplier payments.
  • Create cashflow forecasts.
  • Advise senior management on any issues.
  • Actively scrutinize and act upon areas where profit could be increased.
  • Advise on any structural systems that could be changed to increase efficiency and profitability.
  • Create an annual budget for the business, broken down into months, with measurable targets.
  • Conduct regular checks on pricing and margins.
  • Review quarterly product pricing and margins.
  • Raise quotes and proposals.
  • Manage client contracts.
  • Manage Tenders


  • Must have a relevant bachelor’s degree in a business-related field.
  • Must be CPA (K) or ACCA finalist.
  • Must have 3 – 4 years working experience in a similar role.
  • Must be Proficient in using accounting systems, General Accounting skills and Computer skills especially excel.
  • Must be a good team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Must be organized, accurate and detail oriented.
  • Must be highly reliable and Confidentiality.
  • Results oriented and ability to deliver within very strict deadlines.
  • Can work under minimal supervision.

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Salary: Monthly Gross Salary of Ksh. 50,000 - Ksh. 70,000 (Approx. 402 USD - 563 USD)
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Career Level: Mid Level
Job Type: Full Time
Deadline for applications: 28th February 2023

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