Friday, 5 July 2013

Finance and Logistics Officer Job in Nairobi Kenya

Finance and Logistics Officer
My client, a venture in the booming building material sector is recruiting a “Finance and Logistics Officer” to support its business growth, the role is based in Nairobi.
Key responsibilities:
  • Perform procurement related activities e.g. monitor inventory movements, review demand of goods, note when items need to be procured based on lead times and finance availability.
  • Prepare inventory/ non stock requisitions,
  • Perform market research for competitive pricing for products that we are procuring.
  • Prepare purchase orders.
  • See through items from order to delivery at warehouse.
  • Prepare and maintain monthly general ledgers;
  • Manage bank accounts, cash payments on a day to day basis by posting payments and executing once approvals obtained;
  • Prepare monthly and annual financial statements for management review;
  • Prepare periodic tax filings;
  • Assists the Financial Controller or equivalent in the preparation of the annual budget;
  • Assists the Financial Controller or equivalent in preparing financial projections;
  • Assist the Financial Controller or equivalent in analyzing business acquisition and expansion opportunities;
  • Analyze cost/benefit of capital expenditures;
  • Quantify from a cost perspective suggested changes in operations;
  • Serves as the key resource for all levels of management regarding the department’s revenues and expenditures;
  • Carry out all support related tasks to the company’s operations e.g. schedule and maintain vehicle services, repairs to properties etc.
Desired Skills & Experience:
  • Studying towards or just completed a professional qualification (ACCA, CPA, CIMA)
  • At least 2-3 years in Finance Department.
  • Working knowledge in SAP and Microsoft Office Suite will be an advantage.
  • Moderate knowledge of cash flow forecasts and macro-economic variables
  • Moderate knowledge of IFRS, accounts preparation.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, communication and customer service skill
  • Multi-tasking, work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Quick learner
  • Hard-working
  • Motivated
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