Adcock Ingram East Africa Accountant Jobs in Nairobi

Adcock Ingram East Africa Accountant Jobs in Nairobi

About Company

Adcock Ingram East Africa is a leading pharmaceutical company registered in Kenya whose mission is to be recognized as a leading world class branded healthcare company.

Role Summary

The Accountant will be responsible for the successful delivery of the tasks outlined below:-

Accounts Receivables

  • Timely posting of receipts to appropriate Customer accounts and verify details of transactions, such as funds received and total account balances.
  • Prepare monthly receivable statements and circulate to the respective customers.
  • Compile and sort documents, prepare and post invoices and credit and debit memos as appropriate.
  • Timely posting of receipts and reconciliation of customer accounts.
  • Ensure proper maintenance of the cheque register and timely banking of cheques due.
  • Provide prompt resolution to customer inquiries by providing appropriate and accurate information.

    Inventory Accounting

  • Implement inventory management policies and procedures in liaison with the logistics and inventory coordinator
  • Prepare and distribute daily, weekly, monthly and ad-hoc inventory levels and consumption reports to all the relevant departments.
  • Coordinate with accounts department and sales department to ensure that all product costs are properly taken in the cost of sales and inventory costs.
  • Responsible for communicating with all department managers and purchasing on inventory levels and locations.
  • Coordinate with supply chain team to implement and ensure control system to reduce damage, breakage and inventory obsolescence.
  • Reviewing obsolete/redundant inventory to facilitate their removal from the warehouse and the Oracle system in liaison with the regulatory team and the logistics and inventory coordinator

    Accounting Support

  • Assist in preparation and support of external audits engagements
  • Assist with planning, execution, reconciliation and financial reporting with respect to inventory management.
  • Be proactive in planning and executing to meet month-end close, financial reporting deadlines and other accounting deadlines.
  • Ensure financial records are compliant with company policies and procedures.
  • Assist with maintaining and developing strong internal controls.
  • Revise/create
    process narratives and standard operating procedures related to area of responsibility.
  • Assist other functional units within the Finance team in carrying out jobs as and when required by the management.
  • Ensure accurate posting of all inventory transactions to the Tally system
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Assist with payroll allocations, entries and reconciliation
  • Perform general ledger account analysis and reconciliation, including variance analysis
    Participate in the monthly close process
  • Assist in the fiscal year end close process to prepare for the annual audit
  • Reconciliation of general ledger accounts.
  • Reconciliation of payrolls and related accounts.
  • Any other delegated accounting / finance tasks.

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in, Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or other relevant field from a recognized institution.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a busy finance set up encompassing all the tasks entailed in this role.
  • Professional qualification in ACCA / CPA
    Prior experience with Microsoft Office, mainly Excel
  • Experience working with Oracle ERP CR12 is highly desirable.
  • Must be reliable and dependable
    Organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-tasked environment
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work

    How to Apply

    Applications Instructions

    Email a copy of your up-to-date CV and a cover letter to
  • Ensure you indicate your current or last salary in your cover letter.
  • NOTE: DO NOT apply using the apply online button. Apply to the email address provided above ONLY!
  • Closing Date: 8th September 2018

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