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West Kenya Sugar Company Accountant and Secretary Jobs in Kenya

West Kenya Sugar Company Limited is the fastest growing sugar company in the country with a mission of setting the pace of modernization of the Kenyan sugar industry. The company invites qualified, competent candidates to apply for the following vacant positions:

Accountant 
FIN/ACC/2010

Reporting to the Financial Accountant, the selected candidate will be in-charge of the following duties and responsibilities:
  • Preparation of stock and sales reconciliation reports.
  • Creditors’ Management
  • Debtors’ Management
  • Income tax matters, VAT Returns and other statutory requirements.
  • Preparation of Bank Reconciliations.

  • Maintenance of Fixed Assets Register and depreciation schedules.
  • Preparation of Monthly Management Accounts.
  • Preparation of cash flow, Profit & Loss and Balance sheets.
  • Payroll accounting.
  • Preparation of Budgets and its controls.
The ideal candidate must possess a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Finance or Accounting Option), with a CPA II qualification.

The candidate must possess at least 5 years relevant work experience as accountant in a manufacturing industry.

In addition, the candidate must be proficient in computer operations, particularly Excel and MS Word, be a team player, self driven, ready to work within deadlines, good communication, interpersonal and report writing skills. Previous experience in an audit firm will be added advantage.

Secretary 
FIN/SEC/2010

Reporting to the Financial Accountant, the selected candidate will be responsible for the following duties and responsibilities:
  • Coordinate office activities and perform administrative and secretarial assignments in the Finance department, arrange meetings and conferences for finance staff and other line staff and notify other interested parties.
  • Type letters, memoranda, financial and administrative reports, technical materials, numerical data, charts and forms from verbal or written instructions.
  • Proofread and correct prepared materials for correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, letter formats, completeness and content.
  • Compose routine letters, memoranda, and reports using knowledge of finance management work area instructions and guidelines for appropriate approval and signature.
  • Participate in the preparation of finance department budgets and financial reports and other financial records.
  • Determine and coordinate needs and order office supplies, equipment, repair and maintenance services for office equipment and through agency channels.
The ideal candidate must possess a Diploma in Secretarial Studies and at least 3 years relevant work experience in a busy manufacturing environment. The candidate must possess strong interpersonal, communications and customer care skills.

In addition, the candidate must be a team player with strong report writing skills and typing speed of at least 35 words per minute. Experience in a Finance or Accounting department will be added advantage.

If you strongly feel that you have the requisite skills, abilities and competencies to successfully perform in any of the above positions, please sent your up-to-date curriculum vitae, letter of application, daytime telephone number and names of three referees to:

The Managing Director
West Kenya Sugar Company Limited
Po Box 2101
Kakamega

Or Email: hr@wksugar.com

So as to reach not later than Friday 26th November, 2010.

Canvassing is prohibited and will result in automatic disqualification

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