Management accountant (for a flower company)

Job Summary

Management Accountant will establish and maintain financial policies

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Position: Management Accountant (For a Flower Company)

Employer:  A Leading growers and exporters of fresh cut flowers

Ref No:  SGK-MA-12-2018

Industry: Agriculture

Job Category: Supervisory

Town: Mt. Kenya Region

Country: Kenya


Bachelor's Degree in Commerce/Finance/Business/Economics from a recognized university. Qualified Certified Public Accountant (CPA, CMA, ACCA)


At least 3 years working experience in a similar position in a busy accounting enviroment.

Those with Agriculture Industry sector experience will have an added advantage.


Management Accountant main roles includes:-

  • To prepare, develop and analyze financial information so that the management can make well-informed decisions, leading to cost control, growth and profitability.
  • To establish and maintain financial policies, as well as provide a high-quality support service by liaising with management colleagues on all aspects of finance.
  • Provide management and various departments with detailed reports for use in making business decisions and controlling expenditures.

Other detailed roles includes:-

  • Undertake monthly budgetary review to identify variances, determine their causes and report to management/budget holders.
  • Assist Finance Manager in the annual budget process by engaging with budget holders to deliver budgets within targets. Develop a process that collects the budgets from the business along with the bottom up drivers that support the budget for each department/Cost center.
  • Analyze actual monthly production costs and overheads and prepare Cost Centre allocation reports, determine cost price and gross margins of each product.
  • Support the Finance Manager in the preparation of management accounts to support HO reporting and prepare other financial reports that may be requested by management from time to time.
  • Undertake product costing activities including calculating, reviewing and analyzing labor hours, overhead costs and allocations, production rates, raw material costs and growing process changes.
  • Advising on the financial implications and consequences of business decisions.
  • Undertake cost analysis to ensure proper costing for all imported products.
  • Analysis of stock movement/levels at any given time.
  • Support the Finance Manager to carry out project costing as needed (Capital Budgeting for new projects).

Salary: Kshs. 80,000 - 100,000 + Company housing facility and other benefits

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