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Assistant Factory Accountant

Job Purpose
·         Partner with Factory Accountant and Production team and procurement team to execute the proper factory accounting and stock keeping
·         Provides required financial information to Management
·         Drive strong Governance and Internal Controls in the Factory
·         Manage factory Budgets and costs under jurisdiction
·         Provide direction & leadership Stock control team

Stock Movement
·         Direct and supervise Warehouse clerks based at Factory in the proper execution of stock control tasks.
·         Check the proper filling and updating of relevant files ( sales File, Goods return, credit note requests
·         Maintain/extract from Navision and consolidate stock movement reports and circulate the same on daily basis.
·         Review production posting transfer files to ensure correct quantities are captured on trial balance.
·         Review Good Receipt Note file for material receipts against vendor invoices & LPOs
·         Check and Validate proper posting of receipts to correct codes and LPOs
·         Weekly perform factory spot checks and stock cycle counts including validation of production related stock for raw materials, WIP (if any) and Finished goods
·         Perform reconciliation of inventory at Factory considering all relevant changes.
·         Flags up redundant/obsolete stock to management for disposal
·         Supervise inventory Movement and Sales at Factory and manage stock transfers by location.
·         Update inventory trial balance with Finishing of jobs ( Review & Change status) against Product Transfer Note(PTN)
Project Management- IT and Related Improvement
·         Assist in carrying out manufacturing trials from the finance perspective, perform cost comparison.
Cost Accounting
·         Calculation of Cost Production in a timely and accurate manner (
·         Timely and accurate reporting of factory results ( Actual inputs & outputs)
·         Perform Final landed cost of materials( additional charges until stored at relevant bay)
·         Review material cost and changes per consignment and impact on margin
·         Perform analysis and utilization of trucks and perform costs and benefits ( generate P&L for each; 3 HINOs & prime Mover)
·         Provide production related proposals for input into the annual budget preparations
·         Identifies cost and asset utilization improvement opportunities, and co-development of solutions
·         Effective use of BOM for product costing.
Vendor Management
·         Check Transport invoices against delivery notes and agreed rates ( transport invoices)
·         Perform 3 match (LPO/Delivery Note & Invoice): Check proper posting of receipts into Navision as per delivery.
·         Manage posting of Petty Cash & checking
Safety, Health, Environment
·         Observes all Safety, Health & Environmental related issues as per the company’s documented Policies and Legislation
Key Stakeholders
·         TTFA Staff
·         TTEA Corporate Team
·         Customers
·         Proven experience in successful Cost accounting and Inventory Control role from manufacturing background a must.
·         3+ years’ experience hands on in the same position.
·         Degree in finance/Accounting/ Business related
·         Candidates must be a CPA / ACCA finalist
·         Proven ability to utilize Finance systems accurately and efficiently
·         Able to manage own workload, set and meet deadlines and operate independently with minimum supervision.
·         Excellent Microsoft Excel
·         Strong computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office applications and ERP system experience (Navision preferred), implementation knowledge will be an added advantages.
Knowledge Skills & Abilities
·         Good understanding of accounting practices & related software with emphasis on Navision
·         Good knowledge of Internal Control System
·         Strong in numeracy.
·         Fluent in English (spoken & written)
·         Ability to ensure task completion & meet stated deadlines
·         Good delegation skills
·         Good interpersonal & communication skills including report writing
·         Strong analytical skills
Attitudes / Behaviors
·         Innovative
·         Proactive “Can do” attitude
·         Eye for detail & analytical
·         Good team builder & player
·         Disciplined
·         Honesty & integrity
How To Apply
Send your applications to
Applications close on 17th May 2019.

Accountant Development Manager
Company Profile
Tyre Distribution Africa Limited (TYDIA) is a company incorporated in Kenya as a Joint Venture between CFAO Group and Michelin Group both with Head Quarters in France. TYDIA’s core business is the importation and distribution of Michelin Tyres to Its customers in Kenya.
Job Purpose
The incumbent will be responsible for developing his/her business portfolio (geographical or segmentation, etc)  through the sales of offers (product/service/solution) to Customer (Direct, Indirect, Professional  End User, Dealer, Fleets, OE maker)
Account Management
·         Gathers information from the customer to understand their needs and detailed requirements.
·         Oversees monitoring of relationships including lessons learned and appropriate feedback (close the loop).
·         Develops/generates new leads by monitoring trends, conducting research, identifying opportunities, cold calling and making appointments.
·         Educates and develops rapport with internal and external customers, promoting partnerships, seeking feedback and proactively addressing customer needs and requests.
·         Expands customer buying centers and use cases, while leading the customer account planning cycle and ensuring that all customer needs and expectations are met.
·         Develops communication and training programs to inform sales and marketing teams of new product launches and changes in organizational strategy.
·         Develops processes and procedures to optimize account management efforts and ensure sales goals are achieved.
·         Monitoring of the credit of the customer following the policy of the company.
Opportunity Management
·         Develops sales action plans for targeting leads, converting them into sales.
·         Manages own territory by allocating time and resources.
·         Develops and maintains mid-term territory plans.
·         Gathers and disseminates competitor market intelligence.
·         Maintains and updates customer target list.
·         Participates in strategic lead generation and development of target markets.
·         Identifies new, profitable business potential in specific markets.
·         Monitors partnership arrangements to ensure that the objectives of the partnership remain on target.
·         Influences various partnerships to meet multiple goals.

·         Analyzes complex information, identifies patterns and implications; understands that the root cause of an issue may initially appear to be unrelated to the issue.
Product, Service & Industry Knowledge
·         Pitches own organization against competition in generic terms.
·         Identifies related industries that may have an impact on own industry
·         Matches product knowledge to the implicit needs of the customer.
·         Troubleshoots product related problems.
·         Reaches mutually acceptable solutions in straightforward, formal negotiations with internal or external stakeholders (e.g., negotiates with external contractors on straightforward service delivery; negotiates with other departments on cost sharing).
·         Selects an approach to negotiation based on an understanding of each party’s interests and priorities.
Customer Value Management
·         Develops and executes channel and customer promotions/programs that leverage national brand ideas/thinking and consumer insights to drive increased consumer preference and customer activity.
·         Works with sales strategy and planning partners to ensure forecast accuracy, maximization of opportunities and development of plans to deliver against organization’s objectives.
·         Identifies business opportunities based on knowledge of clients, markets, products and services.
·         Coordinates planning activities with other functions and stakeholders within the organization.
Key Relationships
TYDIA – Sales and Marketing Team, Customer Service Team, Supply Chain Team
Group Companies – Toyota Kenya Limited, Toyota Tsusho East Africa Limited, Toyota Tsusho Fertilizer Africa Ltd, Toyotsu Automart Kenya Ltd, Tsusho Capital, DT Dobie
·         Customers (Distributors, Fleet)
·         BCOM Degree or any other relevant Degree
·         5 Years of relevant work experience
·         Experience in the automotive industry is an added advantage
·         Professional Competencies
·         Customer Service Relationship
·         Account Management
·         Opportunity Management
·         Time and Territory Management
·         Sales Planning
·         Business Partnering
·         Industry Knowledge
·         Negotiating
·         Product & Service and Technical Knowledge
·         Customer Value Management
Behavioral Competencies
·         Impact and Influence
·         Networking
·         Resilience
·         Teamwork
·         Working with autonomy
How to Apply
Send your applications to
Applications close on 17th May 2019.


Job Purpose
To ensure proper accounting of all financial processes including: creditors, financial reporting and stock. The incumbent will also be responsible to ensure that all reporting is done within company and group accounting policies.
Monthly reporting
·         Ensure timely reporting to CFAO for total company and divisions.
·         Ensuring preparation of monthly management accounts, expenses & variance analysis.
·         Ensure preparation of Monthly margin analysis for the products sold in the month.
Accounts Payable management
·         Ensuring only authorized and valid payments are made by observing the purchases and payments procedures and vendor payment terms.
·         Ensuring payments are correctly posted and allocated daily so as to record the correct cash book balances.
·         Reimbursement of petty cash and posting the same to the ledger once the payment is raised and ensuring correctness of the supporting documents.
·         Ensuring company utilities are paid before due dates
·         Ensuring provisions for utilities, telephones are made on time every month
·         Ensuring filling of payments documents is done properly for ease of retrieval by giving proper guidance
·         Ensure payments are for approved suppliers, with agreed terms and are fully authorized.
·         Ensuring all the direct payment complies with government requirement as far as VAT/ Withholding tax is concerned.
·         Importing payment runs texts into Citi direct system promptly after confirming they`re as per approved preformats as generated in NAV remittances and in accordance with authorized practice.
·         Ensuring Staff payments by M-PESA or direct transfer are to authorized payees only.
·         Ensure monthly reconciliation of vendor accounts.
·         Vendor account opening as per approved vendor forms.
·         Costing – processing of customs duties/port charges/transport invoices and any other costs associated with the products.
·         Provisions management for any provisions associated with products sold by the company.
·         Adhoc costing of products for tender/one off supply as required.
·         Invoicing of all products against approved sales orders.
·         Proper filing of delivery notes for all sales made.
·         Calculation of quarterly rebates to be issued to customers.
·         Invoicing of any other income as per signed agreements.
Stock Management
·         Posting of all product invoices for tyre and other adhoc items.
·         Daily reconciliation between warehouse stocks/system stocks and provide variance reports.
·         Monthly reconciliation of system stocks/physical stocks.
Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Key Relationships
·         Toyota Tsusho East Africa Limited Divisions- Agribusiness Division, Energy and Infrastructure Division, Automotive Division, Corporate Division
·         Group Companies Accounting teams – Toyota Kenya Limited, Toyota Tsusho Fertilizer Africa Ltd, Toyotsu Automart Kenya Ltd, Tsusho Capital, DT Dobie, Tyre Distribution Africa Ltd
·         Staff Members – Toyota Tsusho East Africa Limited Staff; Tyre Distribution Africa Limited Staff, Toyota Tsusho Fertiliser Staff Members
·         Suppliers
·         Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Finance, Accounting, Economics or any other relevant qualification)
·         CPA Section III
·         Very Good Communication skills.(Essential)
·         Excellent MS Office Skills (Essential)
·         Experience in using financial ERP would be desirable.
·         Internship or entry level professional experience will be an added advantage.
·         Capable to work under extreme pressure and meet tight deadlines.
·         Build Customer relationship and deliver customer satisfaction.
How To Apply
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Applications close on 17th May 2019

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