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Insurance Officer

Connecting Africa to the World and the World to Africa since 1977 The Pride of Africa. Be the Pride of Africa, by inspiring our people and delighting our guests consistently.
Brief Description
Implement and maintain the Company insurance programme to ensure adequate protection of Company assets and compliance with policy and statutory requirements. Design and monitor claims handling procedures for timely claims settlement.

Responsibilities
·         Develop and implement insurance policies renewal programme and ensure documentation from insurers is issued correctly and on time.
·         Ensure insurance programme service level standards are complied with
·         Ensure premium costs are billed accurately, paid on time and correctly reflected in Company accounts.
·         Ensure insurance claims both at head office and outstations are promptly lodged, documented and paid
·         Ensure appointed lawyers defending the Company are adequately supported in claims litigation
·         Monitor and propose the appropriate direction of litigation to minimize loss exposure to the company.
·         Pursue recoverable claims from third parties
·         Review and ensure insurance provisions in contracts from user divisions conform to company requirements in order to eliminate or minimise risk exposure.
·         Make proposals for update of insurance policies to reflect emerging risks
Requirements
·         Bachelor of Commerce degree. Insurance Option would be an added advantage
·         Advanced Associate Diploma in Insurance or ACII
·         6 years experience in insurance underwriting and insurance claims handling
·         Knowledge of aviation insurance, aviation law and application of international conventions on carriage by Air would be an added advantage
·         Appreciation of civil court procedures
·         Computer skills and knowledge of Claims systems
·         Negotiation skills
·         Customer insight
·         Strong communication skills
·         Time management
·         Presentation /tutoring skills
How to Apply


Insurance Claims Assistant

Connecting Africa to the World and the World to Africa since 1977 The Pride of Africa. Be the Pride of Africa, by inspiring our people and delighting our guests consistently.
Brief Description
To ensure efficiency in processing of claims and customer enquiries to retain goodwill and confidence of customers.
Responsibilities
·         Verify and request relevant documents in support of claims, check completeness of documents and escalate anomalies.
·         Monitor and review claims progress
·         Provide guidance and assistance to JKIA and outstations on claims processes for timely submission and payment of claims to ensure customer satisfaction.
·         Follow up on payment to minimise delays
·         Prepare reports on guest satisfaction customer surveys.
·         Open and update physical and online files
·         Maintain file archiving system
·         Communicate with customers and resolve their complaints
·         Schedule staff meetings, take and circulate minutes
·         Handle outgoing and incoming mail
·         Ensure adequate office supplies, functional equipment and suitable working environment to increase productivity
·         Review and reconcile insurance accounts for proper cost allocation and accurate financial reporting.
Knowledge Skills, Experience
·         Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or equivalent (B Com Insurance would be an added advantage)
·         Part Qualification in Insurance (Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute ACII or Advanced Associate Diploma in Insurance) would be an added advantage
·         Experience in customer contact areas in the service industry.
·         Computer Skills and knowledge of customer service systems
Competencies/skills
·         Customer insight
·         Excellent communication skills – Written, verbal and listening
·         Time management
·         Team player of unquestionable integrity
·         Excellent interpersonal skills
·         Customer Focused and proactive

How to Apply

Financial Accountant

To provide the Group with accurate, meaningful and timely reporting of monthly and periodic financial reports that will give management the required information for formulating policies, planning strategies, evaluating performance and controlling activities of the Group,
To prepare Group’s Annual statutory Financial Statements that comply with the relevant statutory requirements, the IFRS and relevant stock exchanges and capital market authorities,
To ensure Subsidiaries’ and Associates’ Financial Reports are provided to KQ management in time, review these statements for correctness and accuracy, before consolidating them into the Group accounts, Monitor Technical stocks from purchase to obsolescence to avoid exposure as well as support Technical department on financial related activities.
Responsibilities
·         Produce Group Annual Report and Financial statements that meet statutory requirements and management reporting standards (IFRS, IAS, Companies Act, etc) as well as Maintain sound, accurate, reconciled and up to date financial records
·         Maintain proper Balance sheet accounts ensuring adequacy of provisions to avoid large adjustments and surprises arising out of past events
·         Review General Ledger account reconciliations for accuracy and timeliness in their preparation  as well as absence of long outstanding reconciling items
·         Prepare monthly as well as periodic management reports (Accounts and Capex reports) including commentaries on the variances from plan
·         Coordinate and guide the business in regard to Capex budgeting  ensuring items of expense nature are not budgeted under Capex and vice versa and that only viable Capex is budgeted for
·         Prepare Statement of Financial Position and Cash flow for budgets and strategy to aid management in decision making
·         Liaise between management and the external auditors to ensure smooth audit process
·         Coordinate the audit process and resolve audit issues within three months after the completion of the audit to ensure controls effectiveness of controls
·         Present annual financial statements for Financial Reporting (Fire) Award to demonstrate excellence in financial reporting
·         Obtain variance analysis for departmental capex reports between actual capex and budgets to determine if expenditure is within budget
·         Ensure the Group’s fixed assets are properly managed
·         Prepare / evaluate Capex justifications (CBAs) before committing company funds to ensure investment is done in viable projects
·         To ensure overall Technical maintenance and DOC’s budget is properly prepared and controlled in order to ensure that expenditure is in line with business plans
·         To formulate, maintain, enforce and control financial policies, procedures and internal controls within the section and Subsidiaries to ensure compliance with all reporting requirements as well as safeguard assets of the company
·         Review Subsidiaries’ financial reports for correctness and accuracy, before consolidating them into the Group accounts
·         Monitor Technical stocks from purchase to obsolescence
·         To develop, train, motivate and coach staff to enhance performance for increased productivity
·         Ensure leave is taken by all to at least the stipulated levels to reduce the KQ financial exposure at year-end
·         Inculcate safety procedures at the  workplace for good working environment for the team
Qualifications
·         Degree in Business related field
·         Full accounting Qualification – CPA/ACCA
·         MBA is desirable
·         IFRS / IAS training
·         Taxation rules and laws
·         Advanced Analytical skills
·         Integrity, Assertiveness, Proactive, Team player, Interpersonal skills, Motivator and self starter.
·         7 years in senior Finance and Accounting role in a busy commercial undertaking or external audit or consultancy firm
Competencies
·         Advanced Financial Acumen Skills
·         Excellent Communication Skills
·         Advanced Problem Solving Skills
·         Advanced Interpersonal Skills
·         Team player
·         Results Oriented
·         Attention to details and accuracy
·         Unquestionable Honesty / Integrity / Ethics
·         Assertive
How to Apply

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