Inventory Accountant Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Inventory Accountant Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya


  • Our Client, a market leader in spring mattress manufacturing is urgently seeking to recruit top-performing, versatile and enthusiastic Inventory Accountant.

  • The Inventory Accountant will help ensure the accuracy and integrity of the company’s inventory and serve as a point of contact for all inventory control related issues and processes.

  • This position will also be responsible for the ongoing analysis of inventory and cost of goods sold.

  • This position will be instrumental in maintaining accurate inventory records by performing the following duties;

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for adherence to company policies including safety and the use of personal protective equipment

  • Maintain standard costs and pricing model

  • Preparation of P&L variance analysis for assigned areas.

  • Responsible for maintenance of the inventory sub ledger and financial close activities related to inventory and non-deployed assets, including preparation of balance sheet reconciliations.

  • Monitor manufacturing and inventory cost variances, report on variances and work with other departments to determine root causes and responses

  • Provide cost information related to changes to existing products and product development

  • Monitor production reporting for accuracy

  • Plan, oversee and report results of monthly physical inventory counts for both finished goods and raw materials

  • Make a necessary inventory and cycle count adjustments after thorough research

  • Ensure all inventory is recorded and reconciled between warehouses

  • Assist the accounting department with the month-end closing process

  • Support process improvement of position’s functional areas including internal controls

  • Assist in special projects and compliance reporting as needed

    Key Competencies & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance from a
    recognized institution, CPAK Preferred.

  • Must have at least 5 years of experience in cost accounting or manufacturing.

  • Prior inventory costing and flow and ERP systems experience is a must.

  • Proficiency in MS Office applications, Advance Excel skills.

  • Knowledge of accounting systems and accounting flows, especially with inventory.

  • P&L management and accountability is a must.

  • Develops, maintains and strengthens collaborative relationships inside and outside the workplace.

  • Adaptable to the changing nature of the business.

  • Ability to prioritize projects to meet deadlines. Carefully manages several projects at once, focusing on timelines and the end result.

  • Ability to take the initiative and make independent decisions.

  • Strong technical accounting, analytical, and problem-solving skills; ability to see the big picture while maintaining focus on daily details.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously with a demonstrated ability to critically analyze and interpret data efficiently and accurately. Must be detail-oriented and meticulous.

    How to Apply

  • If you’re up to the challenge, kindly send CV and cover letter only to

  • recruitment@linkarkconsultants.com before close of business 11th September 2020.

  • Clearly indicate the position applied for and expected salary on the subject line.


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