Senior Accountant. – Summit Recruitment and Search Africa

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Our client, a manufacturer and exporter of tea providing authentic garden tea and expertly blended tea with the assurance of honesty and quality is looking to recruit a Senior Accountant.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the finance department and ensuring compliance. The ideal candidate Must possess a minimum of 3 years’ of working experience in a managerial position preferably within the Manufacturing Sector with exportation experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring there is enough money to meet operational expenses, pay suppliers, and manage unexpected costs.
  • Monitoring and controlling production and operational costs to maintain profitability.
  • Assisting directors in preparing documentation for securing financing options that support export activities, such as trade finance, letters of credit, and export credit insurance.
  • Managing our exposure to currency fluctuations which can impact revenues and costs.
  • Ensuring accurate and timely financial reporting in compliance with local and international regulations.
  • Creating and managing budgets and financial forecasts to guide the Directors in strategic planning and decision-making.
  • Working closely with procurement to optimize payment terms and inventory management to improve cash flow.
  • Setting competitive yet profitable pricing as well as costing.
  • Identifying and mitigating financial risks like credit risk, market risk, and operational risk.
  • Ensuring taxes are submitted on time and the organization is compliant.


  • Must have a relevant bachelor’s in Finance or any other related field with CPAK. MBA preferred.
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years in a managerial position in Agriculture Sector.
  • Proficient in using financial software and tools, such as SAP ERP systems and MS Excel.
  • Dynamic and Collaborative individual.

We endeavour to make contact with all of our applicants, but unfortunately, high volumes of applications make this unrealistic. If you do not hear from us within two weeks your application has not been successful on this occasion. This does not mean you will not be considered for future roles so please keep an eye on our job board and apply for positions that match your skills and experience.

Summit Recruitment and search Africa upholds a steadfast commitment to sustainability, inclusivity, and equality as integral pillars of our operations. Dedicated to driving positive change through the adoption of sustainable practices that minimize our ecological footprint. We firmly believe in fostering an inclusive and diverse workforce that embraces individuals from all races, genders, and backgrounds, ensuring equal opportunities for every candidate. Summit recruitment actively advocate for equality by cultivating an environment of respect, fairness, and non-discrimination. By prioritizing sustainability, inclusivity, and equality, we aim to set a high industry standard and contribute to the betterment of society as a whole.

*** Please note that all job opportunities are exclusively available on our website at We do not have any partnerships or collaborations with other job boards. We kindly request all applicants to apply directly through our website for any positions they are interested in. Summit Recruitment & Search, as a policy, does not charge any fee as a pre-employment or post-employment requirement***

Salary: Monthly Gross Salary: Ksh. 200,000 – 250,000/=
Location: Mombasa, Kenya
Career Level: Mid – Level
Job Type: Full time
Deadline for applications: 13/06/2024


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