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Financial Accountant

Company profile: Our Client is in the Transport and logistics Industry

Main Purpose of the Job

The Financial Accountant will perform a variety of general accounting tasks within the accounting department.

Main Responsibilities
  • Verifying the accuracy of invoices and other accounting documents or records.
  • Processing invoices.
  • Implementing and setting up accounting systems and processes and internal controls.
  • Update and maintain accounting journals, ledgers and other records detailing financial business transactions (e.g., disbursements, expense vouchers, receipts, accounts payable).
  • Enters data into computer system using defined computer programs
  • Compile data and prepare a variety of reports.
  • Reconciles records with internal company employees and management, or external vendors or customers.
  • Recommends actions to resolve discrepancies.
  • Generating profit and loss reports and trial balance and balance sheet reports
  • Good exposure to all statutory reporting requirements such as IFRS, Kenyan Companies Act, VAT, and Employment related compliances such as NHIF, NSSF etc.

KPIs/ Performance Measurement
  • Managing the production of timely reports
  • Setting up efficient systems and processes
  • Processing accounting data
  • Ensure accuracy in maintaining and entering financial data/ records

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree in any business field.
  • Up to date knowledge of current financial and accounting computer applications
  • CPA (K) designation preferred or equivalent international qualifications
  • A minimum of 3years experience in accounting in a senior position
  • Working knowledge of QuickBooks and Tally preferred.

How to apply

To apply for this position send your CV to quoting the position in the subject line and preferred location. Kindly also mention your current/ last salary and benefits. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Operations Manager (transport & logistics)

Company profile: Our Client is in the Transport and logistics Industry

Main Purpose of the Job

The Operations Manager will be responsible for managing the transport and workshop operations of the company and to ensure efficiency in all logistical and mechanical processes.

Work on the ground with mechanics and drivers to sort out breakdowns inspections and servicing requirements. Be able to work within the department of operations to ensure operational efficiency.   

Main Responsibilities
  • Managing and monitoring the performance of a large fleet of heavy commercial vehicles and the related staff complement
  • Putting in place strategic initiatives to ensure provision of efficient transport services
  • Developing a system to monitor vehicle performance in regard to fuel consumption, speed, wear and tear
  • Co coordinating loading and delivery of clients products to various regions
  • The review analysis of the fleet performance and preparation of relevant management reports.
  • Administer vehicle maintenance program utilizing staff to ensure the following activities are completed: planning and assigning work, inspecting completed work, maintaining compliance to safety and governmental standards.
  • Ability to train and supervise a team of semi skilled mechanics to improve maintenance and fleet efficiency.
  • Supervise, troubleshoot and streamline the preventative fleet maintenance measures.
  • Supervise and analyze performance of the preventative maintenance program and repairs to minimize vehicle failures and protect vehicle assets
  • Maintain the fleet maintenance database for analysis and monitoring of all maintenance, parts inventory, and associated fuel costs.
  • Develop and analyze fleet maintenance metrics including overall cost per mile, maintenance cost per mile, life cycle replacement, tire life, and replacement schedule. Compare metrics with industry standards.
  • Supervise and evaluate Lead technicians, fleet technicians, parts resource, and transition student in work performance and productivity, teamwork, safety standards, and attendance.
  • Conduct regular safety meetings.
  • Responsible for evaluating vacation and time-off procedures to ensure coverage for shift work to meet operational requirements. 
  • Supports continuous growth through the implementation of relative staff development and training programs.
  • Negotiate with and monitor vendors for outsourced services.
  • Develop usage based vehicle specifications and coordinate with management for purchase of vehicles, equipment and supplies.
  • Maintains all reports and documentation required or requested by the department.
  • Prepares reports for evaluation of fleet maintenance effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Identifies rules and regulations related to transportation services and recommends policies consistent with these mandates.

Required Qualifications/Experience
  • Bachelors Degree in Automotive Engineering or related discipline
  • Diploma in Transport Management/Operations Management
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering specialized in Automotive Engineering preferred
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in managing operations of large fleets/ logistics department. Hands on experience of diesel auto maintenance and engine repair.
  • Experience with managing a satellite tracking /monitoring will be an added advantage.

How to apply

To apply for this position send your CV to quoting the position in the subject line and preferred location. Kindly also mention your current/ last salary and benefits. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

HR Executive

Company Profile: Our Client is in the Transport and logistics Industry

Scope: The HR Executive will be responsible for coordinating HR functions within the organization

Main Purpose of the Job

The main role of the HR Executive is to coordinate all areas of human resource functions which will include payroll processing; recruitment and selection; internal and external human relations; employee welfare; training and development; workers' compensation; benefits administration;

Main Responsibilities
  • Overlook and supervise all human resource activities to include employment, compensation, labor relations, benefits, and training and development.
  • Supervise and manage the recruitment process: Interview job applicants; review application/resume; evaluate applicant skills and make recommendations regarding applicant's qualifications.
  • Develop and maintain relationship with employment agencies, universities and other recruitment sources.
  • Design and conduct new employee orientations.
  • Manage administration of benefits to employees; serve as liaison between employees and insurance carriers.
  • Gain updated information on labor laws in order to resolve labor relation issues.
  • Recommend and develop training and development courses.
  • Provide advice, assistance and follow-up on company policies, procedures, and documentation.
  • Coordinate the resolution of specific policy-related and procedural problems and inquiries.
  • Recommend, develop and maintain human resource data bases, computer software systems, and manual filing systems.
  • Develop and recommend HR operating policy and procedural improvements

Key Competencies / Skills
  • Proven skills in Human Resource management.
  • Excellent, proven interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and supervise a staff team.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proven ability to cope with conflict, stress and crisis situations.
  • Effective problem-solving and mediation skills.
  • Excellent analytical, planning, management and reporting skills.
  • Financial management skills e.g., ability to analyze P&L statements, develop operating budgets, forecasting and capital expenditure planning.
  • Ability to effectively evaluate current HR practices and procedures and make recommendations for changes.
  • Ability to creatively execute against the strategy and drive results; can originate and invent new ways to maximize operational efficiency.
  • Effective decision-making skills; can choose a course of action amongst options involving uncertainty or risk.
  • Effective change management skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage productivity and staff strategically.
  • Strong leadership and team building skills.
  • Must be autonomous, hands-on, and proactive.
  • Must possess unquestionable ethical standards.

Required Qualification
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management required
  • Diploma in HRM is an added advantage
  • IT knowledge required
  • Experience in an FMCG/Transport & Logistic company preferable
  • Must have experience 5+ years of experience in HR
  • Should have experience in handling 500 – 2,000 employees

To apply for this position send your CV to quoting the position in the subject line. Kindly also mention your current/ last salary and benefits. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted”

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