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Stocks Accountant Job in Kenya

Job Title: Stocks Accountant

Reports To:
 Manufacturing Accountant
Context / Scope:
 This role works closely with the Finance team, Empties and Full Supervisors, Logistics Manager, SSC Financial Accountant, Organisation’s Tax Manager, Sales / SOP Accountant, Internal Auditors, Partners team, External Auditors and Consultants.

Market Complexity: Achievement of reasonable returns to providers of capital requires that volumes and market share must be grown and productions costs must be reduced whilst improving production, sales and distribution efficiencies.

This calls for effective budgetary and financial control systems that monitor management effectives in controlling costs, achieving optimum volume and revenue growth and market share whilst ensuring efficient utilization of capital.  

Such systems should produce timely and accurate management financial information on a monthly and annual basis to meet management requirements and satisfy all legal and accounting standards.

It is critical that reconciliations are prepared accurately and within the set deadline to ensure the company does not lose funds through improper accounting procedures. 

Other complexities include mitigating against holding uneconomical stocks and ensuring correct valuation to books. 
Leadership Responsibilities: This position works within the Accounting team responsible for stocks control and reconciliation. 
Purpose of Role: To ensure that there is accurate and up to date stocks control and reconciliation in addition to supporting the LBU finance team in Performance Analysis, Improvement of systems and procedures as well as invoicing third parties. 

  • Accounting for inventory – performing product costing and end month inventory valuation
  • Preparing monthly reconciliation of finished goods, wips and empties between the ledger and IC (to assure existence of internal controls to safeguard and prevent fraud in the stocks and returns)
  • Accounting for monthly and annual summary of empties and cases closing stocks as well as providing provisions to cater for damaged cases.
  • Invoicing third party contractors as well as verification of invoices against deliveries as well as computing variances and allocating values.
  • Costing to verify the reasonability and accuracy of cost accumulation for imported beers and production materials.
Qualifications and Experience 


  • Bcom degree (Accounting Option)
  • Accountant (ACCA Part II or CPA 2)
  • 3 years relevant experience preferably within the FMCG sector
  • Knowledge of International Accounting Standards and International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Knowledge of accounting and computer packages, e.g. Sun, SAP, Sales Order Processing (SOP), Purchase Order Processing (POP) etc
If you believe your career objectives match this exciting position, please forward your application and detailed C.V stating your current position, remuneration, contact details by 11th September 2015 to the 

Sheer Logic Management Consultants 

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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

NB: Please clearly indicate on the subject line as ‘STOCKS ACCOUNTANT’ 

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