Accountant Job Vacancy in Kenya

Position Title: Accountant 

Reporting to: Managing Director / Operations Manager

Location: Ruiru, By-pass

Gross pay: Ksh 85k – 100k

Cemex Holdings Limited is an ultra-modern Expanded Polystyrene Sintered (EPS) Panel Factory, powered by M2 Technology, looking to hire an experienced Accountant to provide professional financial and corporate advice to Senior Management and the Board.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development and implementation of goals, policies, priorities, and procedures relating to financial management, accounting, budget, and payroll.
  • Co-ordinate and guide Senior Management and HOD(s) in the preparation and evaluation of departmental annual budgets and consolidate the same into the annual budget.
  • Contribute to the preparation of the company’s strategic plan, annual budget, and forecasts.
  • Prepare up-to-date financial reports to facilitate management decisions.
  • Manage organizational cash flow and forecasting.
  • Payment review and initiating payments on online banking for authorization.
  • Preparation of payroll and filing of statutory returns as per the norms of the governing bodies.
  • Review of account transactions posted and passing the adjustments ledgers.
  • Manage collection of all monies due, and institution of appropriate recovery action on any outstanding debts.
  • Coordinate and deal with the company bankers and auditors
  • Liaising with agents in the clearance of imported goods.
  • Create and maintain good and effective working relations with banks, financial institutions, statutory bodies, and key/leading corporate clients.
  • Maintain records to meet legal and tax requirements and to measure both the inputs and the outcomes of the operations including provision of accounting services for use by managers in planning and controlling the work of their departments, to cover financial and management accounting, forecasting, budgeting, and control systems.
  • Continually review the Finance manuals and policy documents to ensure compliance with the strategy and the present challenges.
  • Supervise and monitor the performance of personnel assigned.
  • Ensure formulation and implementation of departmental plans in line with the corporate objectives.
  • Provide professional financial and corporate advice to Senior Management, the Board.
  • Build in systems and procedures for monitoring financial performance against budget.
  • Establish and maintain effective control systems for the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and year-end management accounts.
  • Implement capital expenditure projects and asset acquisitions and maintain up-to-date assets register.
  • Establish and maintain effective internal control systems and procedures.
  • Perform any other ad hoc duties associated with the accounts departments.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the Operations Manager and/ or any other company director.
  • Periodically update the Board of Management


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance.
  • CPA (K) and or ACCA qualification.
  • Minimum of 7 years' experience with 3 years managing a team.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Navision or any other ERP System.
  • Working knowledge of Tax laws and Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Strong financial analysis skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and a strong ability to lead and influence others.

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only including the reference quoting the job title on the email subject (Accountant) to by 26th January 2024