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  • Posted: Jun 2, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
  • JBAndrews is a market leader in providing global recruitment solutions to the international Logistics, Industrial and Finance Worlds. Operating across seven continents we have developed an unparalleled understanding of each market we work within. Having started solely operating in the Logistics industry, we then handpicked new consultants based on their i...
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    Chief Accountant

    JBAndrews is partnering with an international organisation, operating within the Logistics and Supply Chain industry. They are seeking the services of a Chief Accountant for a relatively new subsidiary based in Nairobi, Kenya.

    This subsidiary has received a large capital investment, in order to develop some of the most technologically advanced warehouses in Africa. These warehouses are fully automated and are currently operating at full capacity. The company focuses on: contract logistics; bonded & non-bonded storage; inventory management; and supply chain solutions. This is a fast growing organisation, at the forefront of digital technology.

    For this role we are looking for an analytical and diligent professional. With expertise in financial reporting, budgeting and accounting. This also needs to be a dynamic individual, who can take ownership of other aspects of the of the company’s management.

    This individual will report to the General Manager, with a dotted line to the Group CFO. They are fully responsible for driving strategy and budgeting within the organisation.

    Core Responsibilities

    • Create and provide accurate management and financial reports in a timely manner;
    • Handle the management and production of audit, tax and regulatory documentation. Ensuring to remain up to date on new changes;
    • Create regular budgeting, forecasting and financial analysis reports;
    • Handle the investment of excess finances, into new projects for improving operational efficiency;
    • Establish a solid financial monitoring system;
    • Present the financial reports to the Managing Director and Board of Directors;
    • Maintain and develop relationships with external stakeholders;
    • Manage and develop the current team members. While also managing the recruitment of new talent.

    Key Requirements

    • ACA, ACCA, CPA, CA
    • Analytical and strategically oriented mindset
    • Diligent and timely professional manner
    • Degree educated in either accounting, finance or a commercial related discipline
    • Clear proven management experience
    • Budgeting, financial analysis and forecasting experience
    • Up to date knowledge of current financial reporting and accounting standards
    • Must already live in Kenya

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to JBAndrews on to apply
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