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Vivo Activewear is looking for an ambitious and talented individual with technical financial / accounting skills and an interest in strategic financial management to join the team as a Finance Officer.

Finance Officer

  • University degree in Finance, Accounting or Business related field 
  • Professional qualifications: CPA K, ACCA or equivalent 
  • 2 to 3 years of experience in Finance or Accounting (Corporate Finance experience is an added advantage) 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Word and Excel 
  • Experience with computerised accounting systems
Desirable Skills and Characteristics 
  • Driven and ambitious 
  • Organised and able to prioritise tasks 
  • Dependable and a high level of integrity 
  • Strategic thinker 
  • Accounting skills 
  • Strong numerical, analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Proactive with the ability to work on his/her own with minimal supervision 
  • Desire and ability to succeed in a team environment
  • Good command of English (writing, speaking, reading) and the ability to communicate effectively
Job Description/ Responsibilities
  • Ensure business decisions are grounded in sound financial analysis
  • Assist management with financial projections and scenario planning 
  • Perform all accounting aspects, including daily, weekly and monthly entries and reconciliations
  • Prepare accurate and timely financial statements and supporting financial information 
  • Process payroll, record payroll and payroll month-end accruals 
  • Calculate VAT and assist in meeting tax compliance including, annual corporate tax filings and monthly tax filings 
  • Reconcile and review all general ledger reconciliations
  • Assist in the development, implementation and maintenance of accounting systems and controls 
  • Make payments for annual licenses and permits 
  • Record and maintain monthly lease schedules and preparation of lease payments 
  • Mail payments to vendors, establish and maintain effective working relationships with local authorities, contractors, businesses, landlords and service providers 
  • Identify and negotiate where possible, short or long term financing options (overdraft, short-term loans etc.) 
  • Prepare regular management reports e.g. monthly and quarterly
  • Assist with the annual audit 
  • Monitor expenses against projected budget

Kindly indicate your salary expectation on your cover letter. 

Merchandising / Stock Manager 

Do you have experience in merchandising or stock management? 

Are you are ambitious and up for a challenge? 

Vivo Activewear is looking for you! 

  • University graduate 
  • Diploma or Certificate in supply chain logistics, inventory management or a related field 
  • 2 to 3 years relevant work experience in a job which has involved inventory management 
  • Experience with Inventory Management Software 
Desirable Skills and Characteristics

  • Good understanding of inventory management processes 
  • Good communications skills 
  • Extremely organised and able to plan/strategize
  • High level of integrity 
  • Competent in operation of the POS systems, Purchasing, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel 
  • Excellent command of English (written, spoken) 
Job Description / Responsibilities
  • Receive and record new stock as it comes in, and put into storage as needed 
  • Monitor stock levels at the warehouse and suggest when and how often to replenish certain items 
  • Monitor the transport of stock between stores and make sure every item of stock gets to its destination on time 
  • Ensure that stock transferred to stores fits within a comprehensive collection of stock 
  • Examine merchandise to ensure that it is correctly priced and displayed 
  • Liaise with Sales Managers to estimate consumer demand and determine the types and amounts of stock to be distributed to stores 
  • Examine products purchased for resale or received for storage to assess the condition of each product or item 
  • Review inventory and sales records to prepare reports for management 
  • Plan layout of stockroom/warehouse 
  • Study records and recommend remedial actions for reported slow-moving stock
  • Advise on when to categorise stock as “dead” stock and offer suggestions on what can be done with it 
  • Review records for accuracy of information and compliance with established procedures and to determine adequacy of stock levels 
  • Schedule work for special and periodic inventories 
  • Trace history of items to determine reasons for discrepancies between inventory and stock-control records and recommends remedial actions to resolve discrepancies 
  • May supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in handling of merchandise in stockroom or warehouse 
  • Run periodic reports on all sales and stock related issues. 
  • Analyse reports and bring relevant details to management attention 
  • Liaise regularly with store managers to carry out and review inventory process 
Remuneration: Kindly indicate your salary expectation on your cover letter 

Application: If you believe you are the right candidate for the position and can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the requirements, kindly submit a detailed CV and cover letter to 

The subject of your email should read “The Job Title”. 

Deadline: The submission deadline is 26th September 2014. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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