Chief Accountant Job at Kenfreight East Africa Limited

Kenfreight East Africa Limited

Chief Accountant Job at Kenfreight East Africa Limited,

Chief Accountant Job at Kenfreight East Africa Limited

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Kenfreight East Africa Limited started out in the 1970s in Mombasa, Kenya, as the inland logistics agent for MSC (Mediterranean Shipping Company), a core business which we still perform and have grown with supermarkets, large manufacturers and commodity traders as our core clientele. Recently we have grown to be one of the biggest project forwarders in East Africa.

Chief Accountant


  • 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 insured at all times


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • A qualified accountant with CPA or ACCA professional qualifications
  • Minimum of 5 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

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Kenfreight East Africa Limited on to apply