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Bakery Stock Accountant Job in Kenya

Bakery Stock Accountant Job in Kenya

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Our client a well-established bakery with the specialty in the baking and making of fine baked products like bread, buns, cookies, and cakes is seeking to hire a stock accountant to join their team.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist in maintaining accurate stock listings.
  • Facilitate and participate in monthly and annual stock counts.
  • Perform monthly stock reconciliations of physical counts against system for all categories of inventory and highlight variances to the management.
  • Assist in developing and implementing inventory policies and procedures;
  • Report shortfalls and surplus inventory, weekly and monthly for replenishment;
  • Ensure that goods received by warehouse are matched with the actual invoices from the suppliers;
  • Reconcile stock deliveries with purchase orders and or agreed contract terms, and raise non-conformity reports where applicable;
  • Ensure that finished goods dispatched to the customers are matched with the actual invoices issued to the customers;
  • Coordinate with warehouse team to implement and ensure a control system to reduce damage, breakage and inventory obsolescence;
  • Support accurate and timely financial reporting through ensuring all stock data is updated correctly;
  • Manage the monthly financial close process for all categories of stock;
  • Ensure proper records and classification in terms of cost and quantity of all inventory items; Finished Goods, raw materials, spare parts and other consumables;
  • Ensure stock ledger entries are properly coded and classified;
  • Carry out spot checks on stock balances in the warehouse as against the system records to capture any anomalies; and
  • Assist the Stock Accountant in other relevant tasks as assigned

Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor degree in Business / Accounting / Finance or related field or Minimum CPA -K
  • 3 years minimum experience in manufacturing industry
  • Specific experience in stock accounting and management is mandatory.
  • Experience in stores operations/ management.
  • Computer literate with hands on experience in use of Pastel accounting software, Sage, QuickBooks and ERP
  • Good understanding of stock-related operational and control requirements
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Team player with good communication skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Person of high integrity, honest and self-discipline

If qualified please send your CV to vacancies@jantakenya.com with the title ‘Assistant Stock Accountant’ by 21st August 2019

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