Chief Accountant Job Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya

Position Title: Chief Accountant – Hospitality

Industry: Hospitality

Location: Nairobi

Salary: 200K – 250K

Our Client is a well-established Hotel in Nairobi.

They seek to hire an experienced and competent Chief Accountant responsible for all areas relating to financial reporting, managing accounting and budgets and forecast.


  • Supervise the entire accounts department including Storekeeper, Cost Controller, Accounts clerks, Cashiers, etc.
  • Maintain Cost Control records and taking of accurate physical inventories and generally supervise the Cost Controller and his assistants.
  • Ensure the timely reporting of all financial information; monthly, quarterly and year end close.
  • Ensure compliance with all tax matters, licensing bodies and authorities.
  • Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations and prepare reports and presentations to the Senior Management team and Directors.
  • Prepare periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs.
  • Prepare monthly cash flows.
  • Scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, initiating corrective actions.
  • Approve daily sales/covers reports and ensuring all reports are prepared and issued on a timely basis by the income auditor.
  • Ensure the accurate and timely processing of pay transactions.
  • Monitor and analyze department work to develop more efficient procedures.
  • Assist in development and implementation of new procedures and features and ensure that the recommendations by both the internal and external audits of the follow-ups and corrections of the weak points raised.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum 5 years’ relevant experience in financial & management accounting particularly in the Hospitality Industry.
  • Must have a CPA-K
  • Must have a good understanding of hospitality accounting systems such as SUN system
  • Excellent strategic planning skills
  • MUST possess strong leadership skills.
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent negotiation and presentation skills

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Chief Accountant- Hospitality) to before 12th October 2022.