Retail Stock Analyst Jobs in Kenya

Retail Stock Analyst Jobs in Kenya


Our client is a leading fashion retailer in Kenya with large branch network. They seek to recruit a suitably qualified person to take over the role of a Stock Analyst for the business.

Responsibilities

  • Stock analyst will monitor and anticipate the rate of sale for each type of product offered by a business.
  • As a stock analyst, you will make sure that your company’s distribution centers and warehouses maintain inventory levels necessary to meet projected sales demands.
  • Your daily duties may include writing stock reports, performing cycle counts, and determining periodic asset valuations.
  • The job requires advanced organization skills, as analysts must keep several databases and spreadsheets detailing the various elements and aspects of inventory.
  • Researching past sales trends and staying informed of current sales trends that may influence inventory demand.
  • Overseeing the level of incoming products and ensure that it stays balanced with the level of outgoing products.
  • Performing yearly audit functions and proving that all products were bought, handled and sold in compliance with rules and regulations.

    Core Responsibilities

  • Analysis of the inventory statistics. This includes performing financial analytics to determine which products are selling the most and which are under-performing.
  • Document inventory discrepancies, such as missing or mislabeled items.
  • Performing regular inventory counts and verify the numbers against shipping and receiving logs.
  • Preparing regular inventory reports detailing inventory counts, discrepancies, and other statistical data.
  • Compiling and maintaining records of quantity, type, and value of material, equipment, merchandise, or supplies stocked in establishment: Counts material, equipment, merchandise, or supplies in stock and posts totals to inventory records, manually or using computer.
  • Comparing inventories to office records or computes figures from records, such as sales orders, production records, or purchase invoices to obtain current inventory.
  • Verifying clerical computations against physical count
    of stock and adjusts errors in computation or count, or investigates and reports reasons for discrepancies.
  • Compiling information on receipt or disbursement of material, equipment, merchandise, or supplies, and computes inventory balance, price, and cost.
  • Preparing reports, such as inventory balance, price lists, and shortages.
  • Preparing list of depleted items and recommends survey of defective or unusable items.
  • Acting as a merchandiser from time to time
    Any other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

  • Degree in Supply Chain, Finance, Economics or Mathematics
  • Must have experience of at least 3 years as an Inventory or Stock Analyst preferably in retail business or retail fashion business.
  • Good Business acumen and analytics
  • Merchandising experience will be added advantage.

    Core Skills

  • Excellent use of Excel formulas. Demonstrable use of advanced Excel will be an added advantage.
  • Able to work on complex data sets to generate clean, actionable data on trends, patterns and deviations.
  • 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 candidates that meets the criteria set above are asked to send their CV to [email protected] so as to reach us on or before 15th January, 2019 quoting “STOCK ANALYST” on your email subject line. Only SHORTLISTED candidates will be contacted.

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