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Career Opportunities in Central Glass Kenya

Central Glass Industries is a major glass container manufacturer in East and Central Africa selling bottles predominantly to EABL subsidiaries and the balance to external customers, due to economic upturn in the region and expansion into new geographical regions, Central Glass industries Ltd intends to fill the following position:

Job Title: Procurement Controller
Reports To: Head of Procurement & Supply Chain

Purpose of Role:
 The Procurement Controller will Support the head of Procurement & Supply Chain in the delivery of the CGI Procurement & Supply Chain strategy 
  •  Assure availability for category with the right quality, service, cost, risk and growth support, by converting user requirements into actionable orders to suppliers.
  • Support in identification on new suppliers.
  • Support in supply assessment.
  • Expediting: Ensuring that all orders placed are served and delivered on time.
  • Systems and Controls: Ensuring that CGI procurement policy and  procedures  are adhered to for ALL procurement activities
  • Effective Risk Management and governance of all suppliers and services
  • Build relationships for value with key suppliers and internal customers to assure service as well and material availability.
  • Preparation of Key report to aid senior management in making business decisions.
  • Ensure compliance with safety requirements at the work environment.
  • University degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Procurement or its equivalent.
  • Professional Procurement and Supplies Qualifications will be a definite advantage.
  • Knowledge of SAP processes will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of shipping, import and Duty and Port processes.
  • At least three (3) years experience in functional procurement
Purchasing Spend –  Kshs 1.6 Billion

The job holders require strong cross-functional team working & time management.

Job Title: Payments and Tax Accountant
Reports To: Head of Finance 
Purpose of Role:

The payment and Tax Accountant will support the Head of Finance in embedding and operating world class Tax, credit control and payment processes by providing expertise to manage the reporting, forecasting, monitoring, submission and timely tax, payroll and credit control month end and annual processes.

The job holder is expected to coach contract staff and interns in the department and advise the Head of Finance on areas requiring more focus based on the Tax Payments and Statutory tax process as well as the payments process.


Managing Customer Credit, Credit Policy, Payment terms, Risk profile analysis, Credit limits by:
  • Managing the tax payment preparation, review and submission processes to ensure local and international tax requirements are met in a timely manner
  • Support and assist internal department reporting requirements such as audit schedules, tax schedules and others
  • Ensure compliance with established guidelines on regulations governing employee deductions and remittances
  • Monitors assigned payroll activities and/or program components for the purpose of ensuring compliance with established financial, legal and/or administrative requirements as well as supervises a wide variety of payroll information and data entry
  • Bachelors Degree in Commerce, Accounting, Finance, or a related business field
  • CPA(K)
  • At least 5 years Tax Accountant experience in a busy commercial environment.
  • Experience in International Glass manufacturers business or FMCG will be an added advantage.

Job Title: Invoice Controller
Report To: Financial Planning  & Reporting Manager
Scope: The invoice controller will support the business PP & R Manager in embedding and operating world class invoice control processes by providing expertise to manage the matching of invoices, tracking of expense and accounts analysis

The job holder is expected to advise the Financial Planning and Reporting Manager and head of finance on areas requiring more focus based on invoice matching and payment.

  • Research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues
  • Maintain vendor files , correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries and produce monthly reports
  • Assist in month-end closing , prepare journal entries as necessary
  • Invoice matching and PO matching, scanning and maintenance of invoice in SAP
  • Supporting the CGI finance team in performance analysis
  • Bachelors degree in commerce, accounting , finance or a  related business field
  • CPA(K)
  • At least 3 years finance experience in a busy commercial environment. 
  • Experience in international Glass manufacturer business or FMCG will be an added advantage.
How to Apply

If you believe your career objectives match this exciting position, please forward your cover letter and detailed CV stating your current position, remuneration, and contact details as the Reference citing the position applied for to 

Sheer Logic Management Consultants 
E- Mail: 

by 5pm 25th July 2015.

Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Central Glass Limited is an equal opportunity Employer.

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