Accountant Job in Kenya – Inventory 2020
Career Kenya: Accountant Job in Kenya – Inventory 2020
Employment vacancy : Today Recruitment Kenya

Job Title: Inventory
Accountant


Job Summary: We are looking for an experienced Inventory accountant to join
our accounting department. You’ll be responsible for performing cost analyses and
preparing budget reports. You should possess excellent analytical skills along
with the ability to combine different data and calculate profit margins.

Our ideal candidate should also be
able to create detailed reports that present cost-effective solutions for our
company. Ultimately, you should build updated databases and manage cost
information to maximize profitability for our company.


Roles and Responsibilities
·        
Perform counts and ensure all
inventory is accounted for and reported according to company policy
·        
Maintain adequate inventory levels to
meet customer demand
·        
Investigate and correct discrepancies
in reported quantities and locations of all inventory
·        
Assess inventory output on a daily,
weekly, or monthly basis to identify trends in productivity
·        
Manage cycle counts of product
inventories on a regular basis
·        
Monitor delivery schedule and
customer orders
·        
Place and receive orders in a timely
and accurate manner
·        
File claims when defective products
are discovered
·        
Coordinate with Supply chain,
Accounting, IT and warehouse departments
·        
Facilitate removal or transfer of
product as needed
·        
Perform process and system testing
and track performance by area to locate and solve problems in data integrity,
productivity, and efficiency
·        
Train other employees in asset inventory
management
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Forecast supply and demand to prevent
overstocking and running out-of-stock
·        
Coordinate regular inventory audits
·        
Prepare stock and sales reports
·        
Work with the warehouse department in
stock management.
·        
Assists in the preparation of the company’s
consolidated financial statements,
·        
Assists with annual budget process
·        
Perform additional responsibilities
within the department as assigned.
·        
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or
Accounting required.
·        
CPA Part 3 Finalist (Registration
with ICPAK preferred)
·        
An understanding of GAAP in relation
to inventory.
·        
Minimum 5 years’ experience as an
inventory accountant
·        
Experience working with inventory
transactions with an integrated ERP system
·        
Experience with cost and management
accounting in a manufacturing company.
·        
Knowledge of accounting principles
and procedures.
·        
Detail-oriented with strong
analytical skills.
·        
Strong computer skills, including
experience with Microsoft Office applications and ERP system experience
·        
Intermediate to advanced Microsoft
Excel skills.
·        
Team player, with a positive
attitude, who is pro-active and owns accountability.
·        
Strong verbal and written
communication skills.
·        
High degree of organizational skill,
accuracy and confidentiality
·        
High numerical abilities
·        
Should be familiar with budgeting
& controls
Interested candidates are invited to
strictly email their cover letter and CV to careers@hrmconnection.com by 31st
January, 2020.

Only short listed candidates will be
contacted.

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