Inventory Accountant Job in Mombasa, Kenya

               

Job Title: Inventory Accountant

Industry: Manufacturing

Location: Mombasa

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Developing inventory analysis reports and analyzing variances
  • Assisting in the improvement in internal controls related to inventory
  • Verifying accurate standard costs
  • Monitoring inventory transactions
  • Reconciling inventory accounts to the general ledger
  • Preparing monthly journal entries as needed
  • Perform monthly accounting activities, including the preparation of monthly journal entries, related account reconciliations and reporting
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly budget vs. actuals variance analyses
  • Assist with the execution and/or supervision of inventory existence procedures (wall-to-wall physical inventories and/or cycle count procedures) for company managed and third party locations
  • Monitoring and tracking of offsite inventory balances and sales activity, develop a system solution for tracking this inventory
  • Planning, Studying, and collecting data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory and labor.
  • Analyzing data collected and recording results
  • Analyzing changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods or services provided, to determine effects on cost
  • Analyzing actual manufacturing costs and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs
  • Recording cost information for use in controlling expenditures
  • Analyzing audits of costs and preparing reports
  • Making estimates of new and proposed product costs
  • Developing inventory analysis reports and analyzing variances
  • Assisting in the improvement in internal controls related to inventory
  • Verifying accurate standard costs
  • Monitoring inventory transactions
  • Reconciling inventory accounts to the general ledger
  • Preparing monthly journal entries as needed

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance
  • CPA (K)
  • A minimum of six years’ experience as an Inventory or Cost Accountant
  • Manufacturing or Distribution industry experience would be advantageous
  • An understanding of GAAP in relation to inventory
  • Proficient in MS Excel and MS Access
  • Experience with setting up SQL Report Queries would be advantageous
  • ERP experience required, strong preference for SAGE experience

Interested candidates are invited to strictly email their cover letter and CV, to careers@hrmconnection.com before end of day 28th December 2019.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted



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Mombasa, Kenya
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Mombasa County

Kenya
Accounting and Finance
Updated: December 16, 2019 — 9:45 am