The chief accountant will take the lead in the accounts department of APDK. The chief accountant is considered to be a part of senior management and his/her opinion is held in high regard. (S)he will give recommendations to the management on how to improve profits and cut losses. This is more so during economic downturns, as accounts team is responsible for coming up with financial measures that will help the organization to weather the storm.

The Chief Accountant will handle and supervise the whole team of accountants in the organization. (S)he will also manage all the employees in the department along with their shifts and training. (S)he will teach the subordinates and junior accountants all about the organization’s protocols, accounting procedures, systems and methods.


Key Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Perform financial analysis and reporting to management as needed.
  • Perform month-end accounting activities such as reconciliations and journal entries.
  • Coordinate with the finance team to complete assigned accounting tasks within deadlines.
  • Evaluate computerized accounting systems and provide recommendations to IT team for performance improvements.
  • Generate financial reports and statements to Managers for review.
  • Analyze financial discrepancies and recommend effective resolutions.
  • Monitor expenditures, analyze revenues and determine budget variances and report the same to management.
  • Respond to accounting inquiries from management in a timely fashion.
  • Provide guidance to other Accountants when needed.
  • Assist in budget preparation and expense management activities for assigned accounts.
  • Assist in auditing activities by providing necessary information and preparing requested documentation.
  • Monitor and record financial transactions according to the organization’s policies and regulations.
  • Review and recommend changes to existing accounting procedures.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Must possess a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license in good standing
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance
  • Additional courses in accounting and management are an added advantage
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in management
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience as a CPA in a corporate setting.
  • Exceptional computer skills, including Microsoft Office and databases
  • Expertise working with Sage, financial statements and accounting packages
  • Consistent, accurate, and thorough with an eye for details
  • Exceptional organizational skills and aptitude for numbers
  • Outstanding communication skills, written and verbal
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Able to thrive in deadline-driven environment
  • Able to motivate a team and lead by example


Qualified candidates are requested to submit their CV accompanied by a cover letter addressed to The HR & Administration Manager, APDK, to on or before 15th September 2023.

Persons Living with Disability (PWDs) are encouraged to apply.

APDK is an Equal Opportunity Employer!