Job Summary

Accountant in charge of the finance and accounting function of a poultry business .

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

Core purpose:


To manage the end-to-end accounting function for Silverlands East Africa Limited.


Key responsibility area (KRA) & Key performance indicator (KPI)


• Ensuring data entry into the ERP systems is up to date for all functions. Accurate and timely financial and management accounts

• Managing the cash flow for the business. Ensuring timely collection/ payment and reconciliation of receivables and payables. Accurate and timely cash flow position sent to HQ each week.

• Statutory compliance of all employment taxes, pension, and insurance returns. Timely remittance of relevant taxes and statutory deductions.

• Liaison with the revenue authority. Accurate and timely reconciliation of Silverlands ledgers with URA. Swift resolution of URA queries.

• Management accounts reporting Monthly management accounts sent to relevant stakeholders by the 8th of the following month.

• Liaison with external audit function Signed financial statements by February of the following year.

• Coordinating physical inventory count. Accurate and comprehensive reconciliation report sent to relevant stakeholders by 8th of the following month.

• Ensure that there is a proper control on Packaging materials and perform reconciliation on usage on weekly basis; Weekly reconciliation report and inventory management ensuring no shortage of packaging materials

• Liaison with company secretary on statutory filing and business registrations.

• ERP System Administration Up-to-date company registers. Up to date chart of accounts

• Filling of company documents in a secure place. Organized filing and archiving system 

• Any other tasks assigned by the finance director or country manager


Qualifications 


Essential

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field
  •  Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills
  • ACCA affiliate/ member or CPA


Experience


  • 2 years working experience in a busy accounting function at the supervisory level
  • Experience in financial reporting
  • Experience in statutory compliance


Competencies & Attributes


  • Integrity
  • Analytical and planning skills
  • Leadership skills and team player
  • Detail oriented
  • Curiosity and willingness to learn

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