Inventory Accountant Job in Kenya

Our client is a retail company with over 20 years in operations.

They seek to recruit a qualified and experienced Inventory Accountant for the business.

An ideal candidate for this role must have at least 3 years’ experience in similar role.

Job Duties

  • Perform counts and ensure all inventory is accounted for and reported according to company policy
  • Coordinate stock take activities both at Central warehouse and company branches.
  • Maintain adequate inventory levels to meet customer demand
  • Investigate and correct discrepancies in reported quantities and locations of all inventory
  • Assess inventory output on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis to identify trends in productivity
  • Manage cycle counts of product inventories on a regular basis
  • Lead others in safe work practices, especially when in a distribution center environment
  • Monitor delivery schedule and customer orders
  • Place and receive orders in a timely and accurate manner
  • File claims when defective products are discovered
  • Coordinate with Supply chain, Accounting, IT and warehouse departments
  • Facilitate removal or transfer of product as needed
  • Perform process and system testing and track performance by area to locate and solve problems in data integrity, productivity, and efficiency
  • Train other employees in asset inventory management
  • Forecast supply and demand to prevent overstocking and running out-of-stock
  • Coordinate regular inventory audits
  • Prepare stock and sales reports
  • Work with the warehouse department in stock management.
  • Understand sales process in Branch and assist where the stock is involved to the Branches.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Supply Chain, Finance, Economics or Mathematics
  • CPA(K) is highly desirable
  • Must have experience of at least 3 years as an Inventory accountant/Controller
  • Experience in a retail chain business is highly desired.(supermarkets, fashion etc)
  • Experience with inventory systems will be added advantage.

Core Skills

  • Good Analytical Skills
  • Detail Oriented/Attention to details
  • Ability to Multitask
  • Tech Savvy- Computer Skills
  • Good communication Skills-Verbal and Written
  • Mathematical skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Business skills
  • Time management skills
  • Report writing skills

How to Apply;

Qualified and interested candidates are advised to send their applications to info@leeandmyles.com clearly quoting “INVENTORY ACCOUNTANT” on the email subject line.

Applications closes on 15th June 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.





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Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi County

Kenya
Accounting and Finance
Updated: May 18, 2019 — 3:14 am