Stock Accountant Job in Nairobi

Job Description

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.
Overall duties: The Stock Accountant is responsible for ensuring proper management of company’s inventory/ stock items. Maintains and updates the stock records, responsible for conducting physical stock counts, perform regular stock reconciliations and overall monitoring of stock transactions.

Responsibilities
·          Responsible for 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 Chief Accountant in other relevant tasks as assigned
Qualifications
·          Bachelor degree in Business / Accounting / Finance or related field or Minimum CPA –K
·          5 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
·          Person of high integrity, honest and self-discipline
How To Apply
If qualified please send your CV to  vacancies@jantakenya.com  with the title ‘Stock Accountant’ by 21st August 2019.
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