Chief accountant/procurement - nairobi

Job Summary

The incumbent will organize, coordinate and supervise the accounting operations of the company and maintain related financial records;

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Our client, a luxury Safari Company, is looking for a Chief Accountant/Procurement for their office in Nairobi. He/She will under the direction of the Chief Operating Officer, organize, coordinate and supervise the accounting operations of the company and maintain related financial records; provide internal control of fiscal plans and budgets; develop and prepare studies in the area budget.



  • Preparation of Budgets and Cash flow
  • Responsible for day to day finance and accounts operations
  • Preparation of Full set of accounts on periodic basis
  • Responsible for monthly financial statements, creditors & Debtors
  • Maintenance of Revenue Invoice, debt collection and Tax computation
  • Preparation and submission of VAT return on a monthly basis
  • Receiving all orders from the Lodge and source for competitive suppliers
  • Ensure all supplies are properly packed, loaded and transported to Lodge
  • Preparation of payment vouchers and journal entries
  • Maintenance of Cash books and reconciliations
  • Perform camp operation costing and cost tracking and monthly payroll
  • Presentation of annual budgets and monthly management accounts to the Board of Directors Preparation of all statutory deductions and timely online submission and payment
  • Maintenance of Head office HR paperwork
  • Preparation of audit and assisting the auditors with the various requirements
  • Overseeing the procurement function as well as transport and Logistics for the hospitality division



  • Degree in Finance or Accounting preferred. Master's degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration (desirable)
  • CPA (K) 
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience at a similar position
  • Expertise in the functioning of an international financial institution or financial services institution
  • Risk & Data Analysis and Management
  • Expertise in internal audit, risk & control, compliance functions
  • Ability to plan, manage and follow through on assignments and communicate at all levels of the organization on a timely and professional manner
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team with minimal supervision
  • Excellent communications and presentation skills
  • Strong IT skills - Word, PowerPoint, advanced Excel


Monthly gross salary: KES 150’000 – 170’000

Position Level: Lower Mid level

Location: Nairobi

Deadline: 6th January 2019


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