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Nov 1, 2017

Management Accountant Job in Kenya

Our client is the world's most popular chicken restaurant chain with brands all over the world.

They are seeking to recruit a Management Accountant
Job Purpose: Responsible for Cost control, Inventory control and management accounting
Key Accountabilities
  • Prepare monthly reports on breakeven points and margins by products and outlets. Report on periodic variances and their causes, focusing in particular on spending variances
  • Validate the cost of goods sold as part of the month-end close and accumulate and apply overhead costs as required by IFRS
  • Review standard costs in the bill of materials; review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies
  • Analyze capital budgeting requests, variances between capital budgets and actual spend
  • Manage the Fixed Assets Register and maintain Asset Movement Schedule
  • Plan, execute, manage & control all activities associated with the effective receiving, handling, storage & internal movement of all raw material from point of arrival through to final assembly of orders ready for dispatch in correct quantity, time & condition so as to ensure that the department operates at maximum efficiency
  • Maintain accurate and timely stock records and recommend methods that can lead to improved efficiency in the management of the finished goods warehouse.
  • Ensure efficient and sound management of stores and monitoring stock levels of items to maintain reorder. Observe First in First out (FIFO) methods of issuing in case of material that have shelf-life constraints to avoid expires and changes of properties.
  • Monitor Inventory Movement both in Sage and Point of Sale Systems. Work with the materials review board to locate and dispose of obsolete inventory
  • Coordinate physical inventory counts and cycle counts. Investigate daily and cycle counting variances and resolve issues
  • Report to management slow moving and expired stocks for appropriate action
  • Preparation of Management Accounts
  • Carry out Intercompany reconciliations and post payroll transactions
Knowledge, Skills and Competencies
  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics
  • Qualified Accountant (CPA / ACCA)
  • Practical experience of working with Accounting software and Point of Sale systems
  • Proficient in MS Excel
  • Three years’ experience in a busy commercial environment (FMCG, Manufacturing or Retail)
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical and modeling skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
How to Apply

If you meet the said requirements, please send your application in confidence by email attaching your detailed CV to [email protected]


NB: Clearly state the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email and indicate your current and expected salary. 

Deadline for applications is Friday 17th November 2017. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

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