Logistics Company Accountant and Operations Officer Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Our client, a well-established logistics company seeks to fill the following vacancies:
Job Title: Accountant
Location: Nairobi
Salary: KES 50,000

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitor and interpret cash flows and predict future trends
  • Prepare monthly financial statements, reports and records
  • Creditors and debtors accounts reconciliation
  • Prepare monthly payrolls and ensure remittance of statutory deductions
  • Proper book keeping, budget preparation and monitoring and implementing relevant controls
  • Prepare payments by verifying documentation, and requesting disbursements
  • Oversee cash/ bank reconciliations
  • Assist with preparation and coordination of the audit process
  • Assist with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures
  • Prepare account reconciliations and financial statements on a monthly basis and report on variances
  • Ensure proper records are maintained by reviewing accounts reconciliation and payment vouchers
Skills and Qualifications
  • CPA (K) finalist
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance will be an added advantage
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks and payroll management a must
  • Possess high sense of integrity and confidentiality
Job Title: Operations Officer
Location: Nairobi
Salary: KES 70,000

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintaining office services by organizing office operations and procedures; controlling correspondence; designing filing systems; reviewing and approving supply requisitions
  • Liaising with suppliers and other service providers
  • Supporting with ad-hoc projects and events
  • Local, international travel arrangements including flights and ground arrangements
  • Maintain office efficiency by planning and implementing office systems, layouts, and equipment procurement
  • Ensuring that the company’s management IT system is accurately maintained and up to date – this applies to both physical and computerized documentation
  • Provide assistance in the setting up & use of computer hardware and software
  • Collation, record keeping and processing of all documents associated with customers;
  • Collecting and processing of customer payments in a timely manner
  • Managing the Accounting Administration function, which includes: reviewing the bookkeeping entries for the Accountant: customer payments, vendor invoices and payments, expense reports, petty cash
  • Issuing of statements and invoices to customers
  • Support the workings of various departments in the organization including logistics, accounting, admin, directors
  • Create all new documents, cover letters, email templates, schedules as needed
  • Facilitate coordination and communication between support function
Skills & Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field,
  • At least 3 years’ experience offering executive support to various competing departments
  • Strong administrative and organization skills
  • Creative thinker and problem solver
  • Ability to juggle multiple and changing priorities
  • Ability to assimilate information quickly and recommend a practical response
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Supportive, inspiring and motivational team player
How to Apply
If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject  to jane@careermanagementcentre.com by 31st October 2016

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