Transport Company Accountant Jobs in Mombasa

Transport Company Accountant Jobs in Mombasa

Our Client is a liquid and dry cargo transport company based in Mombasa doing both Local and Transit delivery within East and Central Africa.

Prime fuels (Kenya) Limited seeks to recruit dynamic, self-driven, disciplined and highly experienced Accountant.
Location:

  • Mombasa

    Duties and Responsibilities
  • Manage all day to day accounting operations of the business ensuring that correct transactions are posted in the system in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Ensure that the company financial and accounting policies are implemented correctly.
  • Provide feedback to the Finance Manager on company policies and procedures, and constantly look out for potential changes which could improve operational efficiency, reduce costs or improve cash flow management.
  • Ensure the integrity of the financial data in the accounting software.
  • Implement a strict internal control framework, with adequate checks and balances, to mitigate against the risk of fraud or error.
  • Ensure that the company does not have stock outs, and that orders are placed in a timely manner for all replenishment.
  • Be an integral part of the monthly financial stock takes and investigate all variances which arise and explain these to management.
  • Support negotiations with suppliers in an effort to grow the company’s gross margin.
  • Analyse transaction data and make recommendations on general business optimization.
  • Ensure that the company is fully compliant with all tax and financial obligations as per the legislation and regulations of Kenya.
  • Engage third parties to provide assistance as and when necessary.
  • Develop, in conjunction with the senior management team and the credit manager, a robust process for credit management and be responsible for its implementation.
  • Develop and track department key performance indicators and provide regular feedback to the team on these and any areas in need of improvement.
  • Ensure all documents are filed in an organized manner and easy to retrieve.
  • Manage the annual external audit and present the draft audited accounts to the Senior Management for review and sign off.
  • Lead the annual budget setting process with all departments ensuring they
    have sufficient training in how to complete templates, and then collate all the information into one company-wide budget for presentation to management.
  • Provide weekly short-term cash flow forecasts for senior management to review and sign off on.
  • Prepare monthly financial reports on company performance, and ensure any issues are investigated and explained.
  • Prepare weekly lists of payment runs for approval by Finance Manager.

    Qualifications
  • Bachelor Degree in Finance/ Accounting plus full professional Accountancy
  • At least 7+ overall experience in finance
    CPA (K)
  • Member of the Institute of Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or recognized equivalent
  • Must have SAP knowledge
  • Computer skills
  • Attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills
  • Ability to advise critically and appraise policies and procedures and make suggestions for improvements.
  • Adaptable and flexible with the ability to drive change and transformation.
  • Must uphold confidentiality, be tactful, and proactive.
  • Committed to professional values and work ethics with a high sense of integrity.
  • Able to lead, motivate and bring the best out of a team of professionals.

    How to Apply
  • If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your application only quoting the job title on the email subject (Accountant) to recruitment@primefuels.com on or before 11th February 2019.
  • The following documents will be required during application:
  • Application Letter
  • Copies of Academic & Professional Certificates
  • Copy of Curriculum Vitae
  • Copy of National ID
  • Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV
  • N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for the interviewing process.
  • Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted

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