Job Opportunities

1.     Accountant

Our client in the manufacturing industry is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and confident individual with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and MUST be based in Mombasa to fill in the following position:

Job Summary

Reporting to the General Manager, the overall purpose of this role is to handle all aspects of Finance and Accounting by providing appropriate financial advice. The role will be in charge of budgeting, financial analysis, and capital asset as well as implementing financial and accounting policies and procedures

Main Responsibilities of Job

  • Ensures all the finance-related functions of the company are flowing smoothly;
  • Lead in identifying, developing, and implementing effective internal control mechanisms and drive consistent improvements in financial processes and routines;
  • Review all information collected for the preparation of the general ledger regularly to ensure its accuracy and completeness;
  • Oversee the preparation of financial reports and ensure adherence to accounting standards;
  • Oversee the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial progress reports for the department and forward for approval, to ensure informed decisions are made within the Company promptly;
  • Supervise the account payables and receivable activities to ensure timely service delivery to the company;
  • Ensure that all transactions are as per accounting standards and systems for compliance;
  • Ensure financial issues and inquiries are addressed from internal and external customers to ensure satisfactory services;
  • Ensure internal checks are carried out to ensure effective and efficient accounting practices;
  • Coordinate revenue collection and expenditures of approved budgets to ensure the prudent use of available funds of the company
  • Ensure application of sound principles, systems, and techniques in accounting for effective and efficient use of finances and assets;
  • Participate in the preparation of reports regarding internal and external audits to ensure accurate information on annual statements is correctly projected;
  • Validation and verification of payments for accuracy and accountability; and
  • Ensure prudent revenue collection and expenditures based on approved budgets

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance Option), Economics, Administration and Business Management from a recognized university
  • Must have at least six (6) cumulative years’ experience in a comparable position from a reputable organization
  • Must be a Certified Public Accountant (CPAK) and Registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).
  • Must have vast SAP exposure
  • Must have advanced IT skills
  • Must demonstrate the ability to handle multiple and conflicting priorities, and work under strict deadlines;
  • Should have strong analytical and be result-oriented;
  • Must have high standards of integrity and ethical practice;
  • Must be capable of functioning effectively both as a team player and a team leader;
  • Must have management and Leadership skills

 

 

2.     Senior Legal Officer

Our client in the manufacturing industry is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and confident individual with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and MUST be based in Mombasa to fill in the following position:

Job Summary

Reporting to the General Manager, the overall purpose of this role is to manage contract preparation & review, board meetings & related documentation, litigation, and providing legal advice to management and the Board and the appropriate course of action

Main Responsibilities of Job

  • Coordinate the department’s technical assistance and training to field offices in the aforementioned subject matter areas;
  • Oversee the delivery of Industries secretarial services to Company’s Board of Directors and coordinate the business of the Board;
  • Negotiate and manage the drafting of Contracts / Agreements/MoUs and other legal documents between The Company and other parties to ensure that the interests of the Company are protected;
  • Ensure that The Company complies with relevant legislation/Regulations and Guidelines/rules and keep abreast with legal reforms;
  • Coordinate and facilitate the induction and training of Board members;
  • In consultation with external counsel where applicable provide legal advisory and opinion to the Company to support strategic decision making;
  • Advise the Board and Management on requirements for compliance with corporate governance codes and relevant legislation;
  • Oversee the procurement of legal services providers and their effective management to ensure delivery of quality legal services;
  • Undertake legal research on best practices on matters relating to the Company core business and propose appropriate determinations, decisions, or recommendations thereon;
  • Undertake continuous and periodic review of executed contracts to ensure effective contract management;
  • Ensure safe custody of contracts and agreements and track their validity;
  • Represent the Company in legal proceedings, including preparation of amicus briefs;
  • Represent the Company in the resolution of complaints through mediation, negotiation, and reconciliation;
  • Prepare periodic reports on legal disputes and remedial action taken by the the Company;
  • Participate in the preparation of work plans, procurement plans, progress reports, and other statutory reports of the Company;

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognized institution
  • A Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Kenya School of Law
  • Must be a member of the Law Society of Kenya with a current practicing certificate
  •  An advocate of the High Court of Kenya
  • A minimum of six (6) years relevant experience
  • Should have a thorough knowledge of the industrial sector as well as knowledge of regulatory requirements;
  • Should have the ability to plan, organize, implement and evaluate assigned goals
  • Should demonstrate the ability to handle multiple and conflicting priorities, and work under strict deadlines;
  • Should have strong analytical and be result-oriented;
  • Should have high standards of integrity and ethical practice;

 

 

3.     Human Resource & Administration Manager

Our client in the manufacturing industry is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and confident individual with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and MUST be based in Mombasa to fill in the following position:

Job Summary

Reporting to the General Manager, the overall purpose of this job is to guide and manage the overall provision of Human Resources and Administration services, policies across all the Company’s functional areas to ensure the departments receive real-time human resource services

Main Responsibilities of Job

  • Develop and monitor implementation of effective human resources strategies and policies in line with the business strategy;
  • Recruit, deploy and retain quality talents for the Company for the optimal alignment of Human Capital to the strategic mandate;
  • Coordinate organizational Training Needs Assessment and plans training and development interventions in line with the overall strategy for improved performance;
  • Develop and maintain a cohesive and flexible performance-based culture that will deliver on the Company’s objectives;
  • Review the Company’s organizational structure for the optimal establishment to support business processes and ensure effective manpower and succession planning;
  • Carry out demand and supply forecast of manpower requirements for the departments and design human resource action plans to bridge staffing gaps and deal with surpluses
  • Ensure all elements of the human resources cycle i.e. manpower planning & establishment, recruitment & selection, employee & industrial relations, staff welfare, training & development, career and performance management, compensation & reward, and exit management are effectively implemented across all the departments;
  • Ensure review of job descriptions, specifications and grading in line with job scope and dynamics in liaison with user department
  • Develop and maintain robust administrative systems on Records Management, Transport and office maintenance;
  • Manage Employee Relations, Welfare, Safety and Health to foster a conducive work environment and ensure legal compliance;
  • Coordinate and supervise the administrative function and outsourced services of the organization including security services, management of the office premises, facilities and all office equipment and property and ensure safety in the workplace and provision of working tools;

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, Social Studies, or related from a recognized institution.
  • A Higher National Diploma in Human Resource Management from IHRM
  • Minimum eight (8) years’ experience in the HR Profession
  • Member of the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM)
  • Holder of a Valid Practicing Certificate from IHRM
  • Should have strong analytical and be result-oriented
  • Must have high standards of integrity and ethical practice
  • Must be capable of functioning effectively both as a team player and a team leader
  • Must have strong management and Leadership skills

 

 

4.     ICT Manager

Our client in the manufacturing industry is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and confident individual with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and MUST be based in Mombasa to fill in the following position:

Job Summary

Reporting to the General Manager, the overall purpose of this role is to install and maintain computer hardware, software, and networks; to facilitate and effectively ensure that the information flow that ensures that the ICT needs of the company are met

Main Responsibilities of Job

  • Demonstrate ownership of and communicate the ICT strategic direction and objectives to all staff to promote employee engagement and productivity;
  • Manage and provide oversight for the implementation of an ICT security strategy and disaster recovery plan to minimize the risk of data loss and breach of privacy of the Company’s information;
  • Ensure the development, implementation and maintenance of all policies related to ICT services, including procurement, distribution and asset management;
  • Supervise the implementation and maintenance of technology infrastructure in line with the Company’s growth plans, and changing business requirements or technological advancements;
  • Supervise ICT system administration in specials projects, including planning, scheduling, managing and progress reporting for new system implementations;
  • Develop and coordinate the implementation of records management policies and procedures in the company to ensure all staff adhere to as set out in the Company;
  • Develop and Supervise the implementation of retention and disposal schedules to identify the records to be disposed of to create space in storage equipment for the management of current records;
  • Provide IT related support, by reviewing the Company’s needs, in terms of computerization, telecommunication, and other technology;
  • Manage the installation of new versions of the systems used and troubleshoot ad-hoc user problems in its functioning;
  • Manage the office multi-user computer network, as well as data and telecommunication facilities;
  • Plan the acquisition of specific computer software, coordinate its introduction into the office, and managing its maintenance;
  • Organize user training and support for all staff;
  •  Coordinate records management through the establishment of a computerized records management system for the office following company’s guidelines and policies;
  • Provide technical guidance and support to regional offices on IT policies, maintenance of network and systems, and coordinate implementation of the new system in zonal offices;
  • Scout for new technological innovations within the company’s core business areas; and
  • Support the design and implementation of IT policies and procedures

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT/ Computer Science, Software Engineering from a recognized institution
  • Certification in IT – CISA/CISM, or any other ICT certifications
  • Minimum eight (8) years of experience in the IT Profession
  • Should have adequate knowledge of the relevant industry/sector as well as knowledge of regulatory requirements affecting the relevant sector
  • Should be well knowledgeable of the ICT trends in the market
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation e.g. Public Archives and Documentation Service Act Cap. 19 of the Laws of Kenya, Public Procurement and Disposal Act 2014, The Information and Communications (Amendment) Act, 2013, and the Public Finance Management Act, 2012
  • Must have the ability to plan, organize, implement and evaluate assigned goals
  • Must demonstrate the ability to handle multiple and conflicting priorities, and work under strict deadlines.
  • Should have strong analytical and be result-oriented
  • Must have high standards of integrity and ethical practice
  • Must be capable of functioning effectively both as a team player and a team leader
  • Must have management skills

 

 

5.     Administration Assistant

Our client in the manufacturing industry is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and confident  individual with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and MUST be based in Mombasa to fill in the following position:

Job Summary

Reporting to the Administration Officer, the overall purpose of this role is to liaise with Insurance agents, clearing agents at the ports, collecting documents from departments, developing effective document storage, filing system, and digitizing hard copies of documents

Main Responsibilities of Job

  1. Set up and maintain the office filing system following the company’s filing system;
  2. Open new files as required and recommend disposal of old files following the established file retention policy;
  3. Maintain the files and ensure proper storage and retrieval of files to ensure the safe keeping of company documents;
  4. Liaise with the clearing agents at the ports to ensure that all the customs clearance aspect of the company is compliant to the regulations and timely;
  5. Liaise with Insurance agencies to ensure the records are up to date and renewals are timely;
  6. Check incoming paperwork (correspondence, invoices, etc.) and make copies before distributing;
  7. Sort all papers alphabetically and according to content, dates, significance, etc.
  8. Create or update records with new files and information promptly;
  9. Store all paperwork in designated places securing the important documents;
  10. Deal with all requests to access files and keep logs of borrowed papers;
  11. Develop an efficient filing system to make updating and retrieving files easier;
  12. Follow policies and confidentiality dictations to safeguard data and information;
  13. Monitor inventory of files, paper clips, etc. and report shortages; and
  14. Maintain an up-to-date record of file movements

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  1. Diploma in records management or a similar field from a recognized institution;
  2. A minimum of three (3) years’ relevant experience;
  3. Proven experience as file clerk; and
  4. Knowledge of filing systems
  5. Must demonstrate the ability to multitask;
  6. Must demonstrate commitment to operational effectiveness;
  7. Should have the ability to solve problems by applying relevant business knowledge;

 

 

Method of Application

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruitment@ke.gt.com by Tuesday, 7th September 2021 stating the subject heading “CHIEF ACCOUNTANT” clearly indicating their current and expected remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts, and addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

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