Senior Accountant

Deadline - October 16th 2017

Olkalou Dairy Ltd is an established farmer owned dairy company with a membership of over 14,000 shareholders spread all over Nyandarua County. It is a vibrant enterprise currently handling over 60,000 liters of milk per day. The company Headquarters are in Olkalou Town which is the headquarters of Nyandarua County.

It’s business revolves around milk collection, cooling and distribution, financial services, petrol station and agro vet shops and services. The short term and medium term strategy of the company is to diversify into processing and value addition

Senior Accountant 

Job Description

Department: Finance and Accounts

Reports to: The General Manager

Supervises: Accountants

Hours of Work: The job holder is required to work beyond normal working hours with no overtime payment

Job Overview:

The Senior Accountant will provide organizational financial direction and ensure proper guidance and policy implementation on matters of accounts and finance are met.

The job holder will be expected to demonstrate commitment and loyalty and perform all duties in accordance with the organization’s office routines and procedures, keeping in mind the overall business objectives.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Carry out day to day operations of the accounts functions;
  • Supervise day to day running of accounting and operations;
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports;
  • Advise the board and assist the managements on financial matters of the organisation;
  • Carry out the functions of budget execution and prepare reports based on budget and actual performance regularly;
  • Facilitate and co-operate with external auditor in liaison with the internal auditor to carry our external auditing;
  • Co-ordinate finance committee meetings and take minutes of the same;
  • Keep and maintain proper, timely and accurate accounts and financial records;
  • Oversee the preparation of milk payroll including all statutory requirements and perform milk payroll reconciliations;
  • Make sure that there is compliance with the relevant law and regulations and that IFRAS guidelines are followed in accounting work;
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures;
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls;
  • Safe guard the organisation assets and advice the organisation on matters of resource investment;
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the General Manager from time to time.

Core Competences and Skills

Able to apply accounting and financial skills, Good interpersonal skills, analytical, service attitude and team player.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance or CPA (K) is preferable
  • 5 years experience with at least 3 years in a similar position;
  • Experience working in a busy office set up;

Method of Application

Applicants should send CV to placement.esquire@gmail.com by16 October, 2017  indicating current and expected salary. You can also drop your application to Ol-Kalou Dairy Limited offices in Olkalou town.

Send your application to : placement.esquire@gmail.com

Application deadline : October 16th 2017

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