Chief Accountant Career Opportunity in Mombasa, Kenya

Job Title: Chief Accountant

Industry: Logistics

Location: Mombasa

Reports to: Finance Manager

Gross Salary: Competitive Salary +Benefits

Our client is a logistics company with a presence in East Africa and provides door-to-door transport and logistics services, is looking for a Chief Accountant to Manage and oversee the daily operations of the Finance department.


  • Manage and oversee the daily operations of the Finance department including accounts payable/receivable, cash receipts, payroll and utilities, budgeting, revenue and expenditure variance analysis, and capital assets reconciliations.
  • Monitor and analyze accounting data and produce financial reports.
  • Maintain accounting controls by implementing and recommending policies and procedures.
  • Development, implementation and monitoring of financial accounting and related systems.
  • Set and enforce accounting policy, in addition to working with other departments to develop positions on best practices throughout the organization.
  • Ensure bank reconciliation is done on daily basis.
  • Collection of financial and accounting information and the preparation of budgets, reports, forecasts, and consolidated profit and loss reports
  • Prepare and submit all tax and statutory returns and deductions.
  • Review and process income & expense reports
  • Preparation and coordination of the audit process
  • Protect operations by keeping financial data confidential and operate systems to achieve the same.
  • Assess and report on the overall business risk, keep a business risk register and have controls in place to limit the risks, ensure business risks are always insured.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting.
  • Must be a qualified CPA Finalist or with ACCA professional qualifications
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in a similar role preferably in a Logistics company.
  • Excellent understanding of accounting and reporting standards and procedures.
  • High attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Good leadership skills with the ability to direct and supervise.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • SAP & Microsoft Dynamics knowledge is an added advantage.
  • Open and pro-active team player building trust and credibility and establishing positive and productive working relationships with a diverse array of stakeholders
  • Ability to navigate with agility within a matrixed organizational structure.

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Chief Accountant – Logistics) to before 25th April 2023