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Recruitment at Finlays Limited Kenya

Finlays is a vertically integrated and geographically diversified agri-business that takes a leadership role in sustainability.

The group has established itself as a reliable, responsible, innovative and sustainable producer with a deep knowledge and passion for its products.

Sustainability is pivotal to the group’s success and it lies at the heart of what Finlays does and stands for.

Finlays is Kenya’s largest agricultural export group employing over 22,000 people and annually exporting over 300 million stems of flowers, 7 million kilos of vegetables, 26 million kilos of black tea and 3 million kilos of tea extract.

The organization is geographically located in Nairobi, Naivasha, Kericho, Mt. Kenya and Mombasa and works with 1,200 vegetable out growers and 10,000 tea out growers.

We have the following career opportunities;

Accounts Assistant

3 Positions

Key Responsibilities:
·                     Full responsibility of the general ledger and presentation of the balance sheet and income statement results and analysis to the Chief Accountant;
·                     Full responsibility for the preparation of General Ledger entries and reconciliations for month-end closing to close books in a timely manner;
·                     Full responsibility for analyzing financial statements on a monthly basis and reporting on variances;
·                     Preparation of a monthly account analysis of balance sheet and income statement accounts;
·                     Management of the Fixed Asset process, policy, and procedure;
·                     Management of the VAT accounting and reporting process;
·                     Assisting in documentation and monitoring of internal controls;
·                     Assisting with the internal and external financial and tax audit and examination processes, including assisting with the preparation of audited financial, statements, footnotes and supplemental information;

Desired Qualifications
·                     University Graduate in Commerce or related field.
·                     Good knowledge of all accounting functions and related internal controls, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, treasury management, fixed assets, and inventory;
·                     Attention to detail is a key requirement.
·                     Microsoft Excel experience and excellent data entry skills a must.
·                     Strong analytical skills and ability to research and reconcile difficult accounts;
·                     Ability to work with little if any supervision, cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees.

Electrical Instrumentation Technician

To join our Dudutech Division in Naivasha Region.
Key Responsibilities
·                     Fault analysis of hardwire relay logic, motor control circuits, motor power circuits (120V to 480V 3 phase) and common utility lighting circuits
·                     Installation of new control circuits, modification of existing instrument/electrical systems as requested, to include design, load and implementation of new control logic.
·                     Inspection, testing, calibration, maintenance and repair of process instrumentation and control equipment
·                     Reading and interpreting plans, schematics, process control flow diagrams, system/network drawing, detail drawings and wiring diagrams.
·                     Responding to emergency calls.
·                     Setting priorities and meeting deadlines.
·                     Performing complex maintenance tasks involving analog and digital equipment
·                     Preparing maintenance service reports/ equipment operating and maintenance procedures for new and/or modified equipments
·                     Monitoring data collection equipment necessary to manage the electrical power purchasing program and power quality program.
·                     Analyzing situations accurately and evaluating maintenance records to establish preventative maintenance schedules and spare part inventories.
·                     Ordering parts and making repairs to equipment in a timely manner.
·                     Anticipating material and equipment needs

Qualifications / Competencies
·                     Diploma in Electrical/Electronic engineering with a bias in instrumentation engineering
·                     Knowledge of all equipment related to instrumentation
·                     Knowledge of troubleshooting & fault finding
·                     Knowledge of Calibration of equipments
·                     Knowledge of electrical and electronic theory and practice as applied to process instrumentation and control equipment
·                     Two years of experience in the operation, maintenance, and repair of industrial instruments, control or communication system components involving the application of physical, chemical, and electronic principles.
·                     At least one year of the required experience must have involved the maintenance of digital equipment

If you fulfill the above requirements and wish to be considered, please send a detailed CV and copies of your testimonials including a reliable telephone contact and two referees to the undersigned not later than 20th September 2013.

Legal & Human Resources Director
Finlays Horticulture Kenya Ltd
P.O Box 10222- 00400

Applications can also be emailed to:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Finlays Horticulture Kenya Limited is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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