Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Senior Accountant – Freight / Courier Services

Job Vacancy: Senior Accountant – Freight / Courier Services
 
Job Location: Mombasa Road, Nairobi
 
Job Reports to: General Manager

Salary: 65,000

Established international courier and logistics companies is looking for an experienced Senior Accountant to handle, prepare, compute, manage, research and analyze all financial information of their business.
 

Role: This position holder will analyze financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within the organization.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

1. Accountancy and Financial Management
  • Daily enter key data of financial transactions in database and maintain financial data bases.
  • Investigate problems that vendors or purchasing agents have with obtaining payment for bills.
  • Prepare vouchers, invoices, cheques, account statements, reports and reviews for accuracy.
  • Extract general ledger information.
  • Reconcile bank statements.
  • Reconcile accounts in a timely manner.
  • Preparation and verification of supplies – Billings’ accuracy and negotiating costing.
  • Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures.
  • Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close.
  • Establish and monitor the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures.
  • Resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities.
  • Monitor and support taxation issues.
  • Review, balance, and interpret computer reports, and makes corrections.
2. Budget and Management Reporting
  • Compile cost reports, revenue and balance sheets.
  • Continuous management and support of budget and forecast activities.
  • Prepare financial management reports.
  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare financial statements including monthly and annual accounts.
  • Ensure accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues and expenses.
  • Analyze and advise on business operations including revenue and expenditure trends, financial commitments and future revenues.
  • Analyze financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures, provide strategic recommendations and maintain solutions to business and financial problems.
3. Audit function
  • Financial audit preparation and coordinate the audit process.
  • Ensure that all controls in place are being adhered to.
  • Act as a focal point for external audit engagement.
  • Assessing how well the business is complying with rules and regulations and informing management whether any issues need addressing.
4. Payroll Management
  • Preparation and review of monthly payroll for correctness and completeness.
  • Maintain all payroll records.
  • Prepare and process all statutory deductions in a timely manner.
  • Prepare yearly payroll summaries and reconcile with statutory tax deductions (PAYE, NSSF, NHIF)
Experience and Qualifications
  • Degree in Finance, Accounting or economics.
  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience in the management of financial systems and budgets, financial reporting, financial data analysis, auditing, taxation and providing financial advice.
  • Professional qualifications such as CPA/CFA/ACCA or similar will be an added advantage.
Knowledge, Skills and Competencies
  • Analytical - Collects and researches data.
  • Design - Demonstrates attention to detail.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Change Management - Develops workable implementation plans.
  • Quality Management - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Cost Consciousness - Contributes to profits and revenue Conserves organizational resources.
  • Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Quantity - Completes work in timely manner.
Deadline: Interested parties should send their online applications on or before 27th November 2017

Correspondence: Applications and detailed CV to be submitted online at http://goo.gl/T8sryH

Applications not meeting minimum requirements will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Finance & Admin Manager

Job Title:  Finance & Admin Manager – FMCG
 
Gross Salary: 80K – 100K
 
Location: Nyahururu

Our client is an established EABL distributor for over 35 years. 
They are looking to hire a Finance & Admin Manager to be based in Nyahururu and be responsible for financial management and accountability of the distributor. 

He will also oversee the entire operations of the distributor in terms of logistics, finance, supervision of staff and report directly to the Directors.

Responsibilities
  • To manage the Company’s working capital and other operations, including management and statutory accounts together with long term financial projections and to ensure that the most efficient and effective financial control systems and reporting mechanisms are in place.
  • To prepare monthly management accounts and projections and other relevant reports, in consultation with the Head Office Finance Manager and other departments, for presentation to the Board of Directors.
  • To prepare the year-end financial accounts for audit and to liaise with the Head office Finance manager and Auditors prior to sign-off.
  • To ensure the overall smooth running of the Company’s internal administration and its cost-effectiveness
  • To manage, in conjunction with the Head Office finance Manager, staff contracts and HR matters.
  • To manage personnel procedures in relation to recruitment, training, holidays and appraisals, ensuring these are properly documented, and advise on relevant policies.
  • To be responsible for the Company’s IT resources, maintaining and implementation.
  • Oversee other departments which include; Sales and operation departments.
  • To ensure effective policies and procedures implementation within the organization.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Business Administration or related field.
  • Must be a CPA (K) or ACCA
  • 5 years’ experience in accounting, finance and administration from a reputable organization
  • At least 2 years’ experience at management level in FMCG industry
  • Experience in distribution is an added advantage
  • Must possess strong leadership skills.
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • Excellent negotiation and presentation skills
  • Self-motivated and ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Strong Analytical skills
  • Team player
How to Apply:

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Finance & Admin Manager – FMCG) to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 28th November 2017.

Java Developer

Job Vacancy: Java Developer 
2 Positions
 
We are looking for a Java Developer with experience in building high-performing, scalable, enterprise-grade applications.
 
You will be part of a talented software team that works on mission-critical applications. 

Java developer roles and responsibilities include managing Java/Java EE application development while providing expertise in the full software development lifecycle, from concept and design to testing.
 
Responsibilities
  • Java developer responsibilities include designing and developing high-volume, low-latency applications for mission-critical systems and delivering high-availability and performance
  • Contribute in all phases of the development lifecycle
  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code
  • Ensure designs are in compliance with specifications
  • Prepare and produce releases of software components
  • Support continuous improvement by investigating alternatives and technologies and presenting these for architectural review
Requirements
  • BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
  • Proven hands-on Software Development experience
  • Proven working experience in Java development
  • Hands on experience in designing and developing applications using Java EE platforms
  • Object Oriented analysis and design using common design patterns.
  • Profound insight of Java and JEE internals (Classloading, Memory Management, Transaction management etc)
  • Excellent knowledge of Relational Databases, SQL and ORM technologies (JPA2, Hibernate)
  • Experience in the Spring Framework
  • Experience as a Sun Certified Java Developer
  • Experience in developing web applications using at least one popular web framework (JSF, Wicket, GWT, Spring MVC)
  • Experience with test-driven development
Company Profile: Cygnet Systems is an established IT solution provider and a technology agnostic IT systems integrator with global experience in providing valuable business solutions. 
We provide cost effective and customized solutions which include IT Consulting, ERP services like Implementation, Upgrades, Roll‐out, Support and Product and Custom Application Development that meet unique customer requirements.
 
With a commitment to provide cutting‐edge technology solutions and a proven ability to deliver tailor‐made and cost‐effective solutions, Cygnet Systems has become the preferred IT partner for a number of companies across the globe.
 
How to Apply
 
Cygnet Systems offers excellent careers opportunities for professionals who possess outstanding interpersonal skills and are results-oriented team players. 
If you are interested to join our team,  please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@cygnet.co.ke

.NET Developer

Job Vacancy: .NET Developer 
1 Position
 
We are looking for a .Net developer to build software using languages and technologies of the .NET framework. 
You will create applications from scratch, configure existing systems and provide user support.
 

In this role, you should be able to write functional code with a sharp eye for spotting defects. You should be a team player and excellent communicator. 
If you are also passionate about the .NET framework and software design/architecture, we’d like to meet you.
 
Your goal will be to work with internal teams to design, develop and maintain software.
 
Responsibilities
  • Participate in requirements analysis
  • Collaborate with internal teams to produce software design and architecture
  • Write clean, scalable code using .NET programming languages
  • Test and deploy applications and systems
  • Revise, update, refactor and debug code
  • Improve existing software
  • Develop documentation throughout the software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Serve as an expert on applications and provide technical support
Requirements
  • Proven experience as a .NET Developer or Application Developer
  • Familiarity with the ASP.NET framework, SQL Server and design/architectural patterns (e.g. Model-View-Controller (MVC))
  • Knowledge of at least one of the .NET languages (e.g. C#, Visual Basic .NET) and HTML5/CSS3
  • Familiarity with architecture styles/APIs (REST, RPC)
  • Understanding of Agile methodologies
  • Excellent troubleshooting and communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field
Company Profile: Cygnet Systems is an established IT solution provider and a technology agnostic IT systems integrator with global experience in providing valuable business solutions. 
We provide cost effective and customized solutions which include IT Consulting, ERP services like Implementation, Upgrades, Roll‐out, Support and Product and Custom Application Development that meet unique customer requirements.
 
With a commitment to provide cutting‐edge technology solutions and a proven ability to deliver tailor‐made and cost‐effective solutions, Cygnet Systems has become the preferred IT partner for a number of companies across the globe.

How to Apply
 
Cygnet Systems offers excellent careers opportunities for professionals who possess outstanding interpersonal skills and are results-oriented team players. 
 If you are interested to join our team,  please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@cygnet.co.ke

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