Inventory Analyst Job in Kenya

Our client is an FMCG manufacturing company.

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

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

Job Duties

  • Perform counts and ensure all inventory is accounted for and reported according to company policy
  • Analyze and advise on stockholding adjustments – both raw materials and finished goods – based on actual sales movements and forecasts.
  • Coordinate stocktake activities both at Central warehouse and company depots.
  • 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 processes in depots and assist where the stock is involved.


  • Degree in Supply Chain, Finance, Economics or Mathematics
  • CPA(K) is highly desirable
  • Expert competence in the use of advanced Excel tools and other data analysis tools.
  • Must have experience of at least 3 years as an Inventory analyst/accountant/Controller
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment is highly desired.
  • Experience with inventory systems will be added advantage.

Core Skills

  • Expert data analytics 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 clearly quoting “INVENTORY ANALYST” on the email subject line.

Applications closes on 25th January 2020.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Accounting and Finance, Procurement and Logistics
Updated: January 8, 2020 — 8:15 pm