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Recruitment at Coca Cola (Graduate Trainees and More) - Mount Kenya

Mount Kenya Bottlers Limited is a franchise of the Coca Cola Company dealing with the manufacturing and distribution of the Coca cola range of products and operates within Nyeri, Laikipia, Embu, Kirinyaga, Tharaka, Meru, Isiolo, Marsabit and Samburu counties. 

The organization considers its employees its biggest asset and strives to engage the best, build their capabilities and inspire them to achieve their full potentials. 

The company is seeking qualified and interested candidates to fill the following positions;

Management Accountant 

(Ref: MKTB/HRM/5-003/13)

Duties and Responsibilities
  • To ensure all financial activities and transactions in regard to product sales and stock in trade are in line with existing credit policies, procedures, systems and regulations of the company.
  • To follow up all potentially delinquent accounts and recommend actions to the management for onward reference to the lawyers where necessary.
  • To attend with satisfaction to all customer queries and complaints in regard to Credit Control.
  • To enforce debt repayment terms applicable to past debtors and submit monthly progress report and recommend further remedial actions to the management including legal intervention.
  • To ensure adherence to recommended prices for company products.
  • To prudently manage working capital and ensure all current debts are paid as set/agreed with customers.
  • To prepare and ensure timely submission of the company’s statutory obligations in regard to all taxes.
  • Preparation of audit schedules and liaison with external and internal auditors on matters pertaining to debtors and stock in trade.
  • Opening and maintenance of new distributor accounts.
  • Ensure adequate provision is made for bad and doubtful debts, obsolete/expired stocks
  • Preparation of any other management reports related to cost accounting.
  • Supervision of credit control and warehouse/yard staff.
  • To ensure that goods/stock leaving the premises are properly authorized and documented.
  • To coordinate monthly, quarterly and yearly stock take
  • To approve stock adjustments and entries.
  • To ensure daily stock take is carried out and agree with sera system stock balances and sign off daily reports thereon.
  • To offer financial support to departments including preparation and administration of the company’s annual budget.
  • To ensure the company efficiently achieves value for money in procurement while complying with laid down policies and procedures on procurement.
  • Bachelors Degree in Finance / Accounting or related field.
  • C.P.A (K) or Equivalent.
  • At least 3 years as an accountant in a manufacturing environment.
  • Must be proficient in ERPs.( Past experience in a Navision environment will be an added advantage.)
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Computer applications.
  • A Masters degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
Human Resource Officer 

(Ref: MKTB/HRM/5-004/13)

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide support to line managers and supervisors in understanding and implementing HR policies and procedures.
  • Provide support to line managers, supervisors and staff to develop the skills and capabilities of staff.
  • Managing the company’s induction program for new staff.
  • Coordinate staff recruitment and selection process in order to ensure a timely, organized and objective procedure is used to hire staff.
  • Maintaining employee establishment records.
  • Coordinating the company’s performance management program.
  • Monitoring staff attendance.
  • Preparing and distributing staff handbooks and other HR materials.
  • Implementing and analyzing feedback on employee relations programs and practices as provided for in the company’s Human resource policies.
  • Dealing with employee grievances and coordinating disciplinary procedures as outlined in law and company policies.
  • Overseeing on a day to day basis all administrative activities relating to medical aid, insurance, health & safety, staff retirement benefits, house- keeping and leave administration among others.
  • Provide information and assistance to staff and supervisors on human resource and work related internal issues.
  • Monitor and ensure legal compliance in all aspects of the business including licensing, statutory deductions and payments among others.
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by the management.
  • Bachelors Degree in Social science, Education or Human resource, Law or equivalent.
  • Must possess Post graduate diploma in Human resource management from a recognized institution.
  • Should be a registered member of the Institute of Human Resource Management.
  • At least 5 years experience as a senior HR officer in a busy and dynamic organization.
  • Must be proficient in HRMIS ( ERP) and Microsoft office applications.
Internal Audit Assistant  

(Ref: MKTB/HRM/5-005/13)

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Identifying potential risks, undertaking risk assessment and recommending mitigations strategies on risks that are likely to hinder achievement of organization objectives.
  • Assessing the adequacy of established systems and procedures to ensure compliance with the Company policies, plans, statutory requirements and regulations which could have a significant impact on operations.
  • Reviewing and appraising the adequacy and effectiveness of the system of internal control to ensure effective internal controls and prudent business practices at reasonable costs.
  • Reviewing the means of safeguarding assets and, as appropriate, verify the existence of such assets.
  • Appraising the relevance, reliability and integrity of management, financial and operating data and reports.
  • Identifying and report on all significant control weaknesses across the company.
  • Bachelors Degree from a recognized University.
  • CPA (K).
  • 3 years experience in audit.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment is an added advantage.
  • Must be proficient in ERP systems and Microsoft office applications.
Assistant Maintenance Supervisor 

( Mechanical) (Ref: MKTB/HRM/5-006/13)

Duties and Responsibilities.
  • Drawing of bill of quantities for projects.
  • Assisting in project installation as and when required
  • Monitoring and implementing preventive maintenance schedules and plans for plant and equipments.
  • To guide and monitor the implementation of safety standards and practises as set out in the SHEQ systems requirements.
  • Ensuring safe custody and accountability of tools and spares allocated to the section.
  • Initiating spares purchase requisitions in respect of all mechanical works in the plant.
  • To provide effective supervision to sectional staff and ensure all work meets set requirements.
  • To ensure the section meets internal and external audit requirements
  • To provide necessary input in the budgeting process and enhance cost control practises
  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering (Mechanical).
  • At least 2 years experience in a manufacturing environment as a mechanical engineer.
  • Experience in ISO ( SHEQ) systems will be an added advantage.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft office computer applications.
  • Heavy Commercial Driver. (Trailer) (REF: MKTB/HRM/5-007/13)
  • Must possess the following;
  • O’ level certificate ( Grade C- or above)
  • A valid driving license.
  • A minimum 5 years continuous driving experience with trailers.
  • A valid certificate of good conduct.
  • Forklift Operator (Ref: MKTB/HRM/5-008/13)
  • Must possess the following;
  • O’ level certificate ( Grade C- or above)
  • Valid license for operating articulated machines.\
  • A minimum 3 years continuous experience in operating forklifts in a busy environment.
  • A valid certificate of good conduct.
Graduate Trainees  

(Ref: MKTB/HRM/5-009/13)

Applications are invited from fresh graduates with the following qualifications;
  • Bachelor of Commerce ( Accounting / Marketing).
  • Bachelor of food science and technology or related field.
  • Bachelors degree in statistics.
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering( Mechanical /Electrical / mechatronics).
The graduate trainee program runs within a cycle of 18 months. Applicants in above areas must have achieved a minimum 2nd class honours (Upper division) qualifications from a recognized university. 

Merit in qualifications will form the basis of selection.

Candidates who do not meet above qualifications should not apply.
All applicants Must be of unquestionable integrity, dynamic minded, willing and able to work in a very fast work environment.

Mount Kenya Bottlers is an equal opportunity employer. Canvassing of whatever nature will lead to disqualification.

All Applications clearly marked with the reference number for the position applied for, CVs and copies of academic certificates and credentials from qualified candidates only to be addressed to: 

The Managing Director, 
Mount Kenya Bottlers Limited, 
P.O Box 623-010100 

Email address;

To be received not later than 2nd May, 2013.

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