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Dec 5, 2017

Retail Inventory Accountant

Job Title: Retail Inventory Accountant
Industry: Renewable Energy
Gross Salary: 60k-70k
Location: Nairobi

Our client a renewable energy manufacturer and distributor of solar products ranging from solar lights, energy cooking stoves and other home appliances. It also offers energy services in small shops in the rural areas. 

They seek to hire an experienced and knowledgeable inventory accountant to assume ownership of all inventories accounting responsibilities and looking after paperwork related to the inventory held by the company.

  • Developing and determining the inventory accounting methods and also analyzing the inventory related reports so as to find the possible flaws in inventory storage, transportation, costing etc.
  • Monitoring all the transactions related to inventory
  • Supervising receiving of goods in the warehouse
  • Posting Supplier Invoices in the Sage system
  • Posting suppliers credit noted in the accounting system
  • Posting all the deliveries to the shops and also posting inter-shops transfer
  • Maintaining an inventory ledger and looking into the fact that physical inventory counts are organized.
  • Check whether or not the reports made related to the inventory count are correct.
  • Perform monthly physical stock checks at all the shops and warehouse and highlight variances to the management.
  • Assist in establishing and implementing inventory policies and procedures.
  • Prepare and distribute monthly and ad-hoc inventory levels and consumption reports to all the relevant departments.
  • Maintaining acceptable and accurate inventory levels at warehouse and in shops.
  • Report shortfalls and surplus on a weekly and monthly basis for replenishment.
  • Coordinate with the supply chain teams to ensure that records relating to inventory are obtained posted in the Sage system and filed properly.
  • Ensuring that goods received by warehouse are matched with the actual invoices from the suppliers in the Sage system.
  • Reviewing obsolete/redundant/Expired inventory to facilitate their removal from the warehouse.
  • Assist other functional units within the Finance team in carrying out jobs as and when required by the management.
  • Bachelors Degree in Finance/Accounting and/or suitable background experience in inventory management in retail
  • At least 2-3 years experience in a busy environment in the relevant/same field.
  • CPA ‘K’ holder
  • Must be knowledgeable and experienced in Sage Evolution.
  • Operationally oriented and comfortable working in a retail company.
  • Have a detailed understanding of current inventory control systems with a working knowledge of retail company processes
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrate Tally and POS experiences
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 (Retail Inventory Accountant) to [email protected] before 13th December 2017.

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV.

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