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Pwani Feeds Limited

Receivables Reconciliation Accountant
General Purpose:The incumbent will provide financial, clerical and administrative services to ensure efficient, timely and accurate payment of accounts under his or her control.
Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Follow up on, collect and allocate payments
  • Carry out billing, collection and reporting activities according to specific deadlines
  • Perform account reconciliations
  • Monitor customer account details for non-payments, delayed payments and other irregularities
  • Research and resolve payment discrepancies
  • Generate age analysis
  • Review AR aging to ensure compliance
  • Maintain accounts receivable customer files and records
  • Follow established procedures for processing receipts, cash etc
  • Prepare bank deposits
  • Investigate and resolve customer queries
  • Process adjustments
  • Develop a recovery system and initiate collection efforts
  • Communicate with customers via phone, email, mail or personally
  • Assist with month-end closing
  • Collect data and prepare monthly metrics
Education and Experience
  • BCOM- Accounting, CPA (K), ICPAK Registered
  • Knowledge of:
1.    Accounts receivable
2.    Office administration and procedures
3.    General bookkeeping procedures
4.    Regulatory standards and compliance requirements
5.    general accounting principles Proficient in relevant computer software
  • At least 3 years accounts receivable and general accounting experience
Key Competencies
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Information management
  • Problem analysis and problem solving skills
  • Team member
  • Stress tolerance
  • Sense of urgency
  • Tenacious
  • Customer service skills

Dairy Line Officer

Job Objective: 
A Dairy Line Officer is responsible for the financial and physical performance of the farm and as such will be highly skilled in all aspects of the farm’s milk business. 

In this role you will be responsible for implementing the short and long term business plans. You will be expected to drive the business and work with your Supervisor to ensure success. 
As the Dairy Line Officer, the incumbent must approach his job with confidence, energy; anticipate challenges while recommending applicable mitigating solutions.

He will need to possess excellent communication and leadership skills, finding ways to motivate 

Roles & Responsibilities 
A) Business Vision, Mission & Core Values
  • Exemplify the vision, mission and core values of the company which are taking responsibility for our actions and decisions, sharing our knowledge and expertise for continuous improvement
  • The jobholder must project a professional company image through in-person interaction
  • Relate to others in a manner that creates a sense of teamwork and co-operation.
  • Maintain effective communication with colleagues, both junior and senior.
B) Business Performance
  • In charge of feeding the animals on concentrates, salts and fodder
  • In charge of milking and delivery of milk to MCC
  • Maintain a high standard of cleanliness/hygiene for all the animals
  • Develop, review and manage repairs and maintenance schedule for dairy line machinery and infrastructure in coordination with the Maintenance team and Dairy Line Manager.
  • Manage the milking machines (repair, servicing,
  • Identify common ailments of cattle including reproductive disorders, downer cows and lameness, advocate and push for immediate treatment. Assist veterinarian when required.
  • Prepare and deliver milk and concentrates to reared calves.  Observe and report immediately to the livestock health manager and directors calves requiring medication. Manage calf groups through to weaning.
  • Immediately reporting any heat sign in animals to livestock health manager to organize for a mating
  • Dry off cows, apply dry cow according to approved protocol. Mark and manage cows at dry off.
  • Participate in cattle mustering/gathering, transport and application of herd ID program. Adhere to farm policy on handling and welfare of stock.
  • Provide first level support for customer and employee complaints, suggestions, and concerns
  • Implement and contribute to the improvement of health and safety policies and procedures at the farm
  • Request for required supplements and vitamins to achieve production targets
  • Ensure stocks are accounted for
  • Provide the weekly feeds order on time on the required date as directed by the sales operations coordinator
  • Ensure agreed stock policy is adhered to
  • Ensure all herd records are maintained
  • Adhere to all relevant animal welfare codes
  • Contribute to the dairy farm accepted best practice environmental guidelines
  • Ensuring the farm maintains quality standards
  • Active participation in activities associated with the management of workplace health and safety
  •  Actively participate in identification and reporting of hazard/danger, accidents, near misses, and property damage at the workplace
  • Correct use of appropriate safety gear / equipment.
  • A Diploma in Dairy Technology or a related course from an accredited institution
  • Diploma in store management /Purchase and supplies/Business Related Field
  • Minimum one year experience in a related field
  • High computer proficiency
  • Must be +27 years of age *a mature candidate preferably male*
  • Cost conscious, assertive, a good communicator, problem solver
  • A critical thinker
  • A problem solver
  • Possess good interpersonal skills
  • Good communication, teamwork and coach-ability, problem solving, self-management, technical and practical skills, leadership and people management, administration and quality compliance, business and asset management.

Vacancy: Junior Inventory Accountant

General Purpose:
This is a junior / starter level but it needs a very active person who is fast in learning and reasoning like an accountant.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Confirming goods received every morning
  • Ensuring that the inwards presented by the crew for the goods they have collected are tallying with the actual physical stocks before the GRN is raised
  • Send closing stock report
  • Monitor goods handling to maintain minimal damages
  • In charge of preparation of truck loading as per goods order received
  • Selling of invoiced goods to customer and retaining the invoice copy
  • Directly responsible for collating all damages received daily and sending the report to the invoicing clerk
  • Ensure proper handling, cleanliness and organization of goods
  • Monitor handling of goods  to ensure they are maintained in good condition and report mishandling
  • Maintain adequate stock levels at all upcountry depots that stock our goods, monitor their requirements and place restocking orders with the order collection officer as required
  • Adhering to the SHE requirement in the warehouse
  • Any other duties that may be assigned to you by your direct supervisor
Desired KPI’s
  • Good warehousing practise; high levels of cleanliness,  proper stacking, proper handling of goods
  • On time daily reports
  • Daily movement reports capturing the goods movement on a daily basis throughout the organization
  • Maintain clean hygienic goods
  • Goods Variance report tackling by ensuring nil variance
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • CPA Section 4-6 or Bachelor’s degree in finance- accounting option
  • Minimum one year experience in a related field
  • Computer proficiency
  • Possess good interpersonal skills
  • High level of team work
  • Competent in account
  • Keen to details
If you meet the above qualifications, you are requested to send your application and CV indicating your current/previous and expected salary to / by September 12, 2016. 

Candidates are required to quote the Title of the position being applied for on the subject line of the email.  

Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.

**Pwani Feeds Limited is an equal opportunity employer**

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