Management Accountant

  • Nairobi View on Map
  • Post Date : April 17, 2024
  • Apply Before : April 23, 2024

Job Detail

  • Job ID 20619
  • Career Level Management
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Industry Finance
  • Qualifications Bachelor\'s Degree

Job Description

Job Title: Management Accountant

Location: Nairobi

Employment Type: Full Time


As a Management Accountant, you will play a pivotal role in optimizing our financial performance through strategic planning, budgeting, and insightful analysis. If you are a proactive and analytical professional with a strong background in management accounting, we encourage you to apply.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement comprehensive financial planning, analysis, and control strategies, including budgeting, forecasting, and performance reporting.
  • Ensure the accurate and timely preparation of monthly and quarterly management reports, providing valuable insights into our financial performance.
  • Generate detailed departmental and business unit budget variance reports to track and analyze deviations from targets.
  • Conduct thorough analysis of revenue and profitability across various dimensions, such as by product, customer, and profit center, to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Evaluate trends in operational costs and expenses, collaborating with departmental heads and management to identify cost-saving opportunities.
  • Analyze actual manufacturing costs and compare them to standard costs, providing regular reports on production expenses and variances.
  • Oversee the reconciliation of manufacturing variances and yields, offering monthly analysis and interpretation of cost variances.
  • Produce comprehensive cost reports for manufacturing, identifying key overspending areas and recommending corrective actions.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field.
  • Professional qualification (CPA(K), ACCA, CIMA) and registered with ICPAK.
  • Proficiency in any ERP system.
  • Advanced skills in MS Office, especially Excel.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in management accounting or cost accounting in a manufacturing/FMCG environment.
  • Strong decision-making abilities with a proactive approach to problem-solving.
  • Exceptional leadership and team management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire others.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with diverse stakeholders.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to interpret finance data and make strategic decisions.
  • Proven track record in developing and implementing successful finance strategies.

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