Job Advertisement for Accounts and Operations Lead 

Job Title: Accounts and Operations Lead

Department: Finance and Operations

Location: Mombasa, Kenya

Reports to: Managing Director 

Job Summary

Our client is a leading petroleum supplier based in Mombasa dedicated to providing high-quality petroleum products to petrol stations across the country. They are looking for a dynamic and experienced Accounts and Operations Lead to manage the financial activities and oversee operations, ensuring efficient coordination with suppliers and buyers. This is a unique opportunity for a proactive individual to join a growing company and contribute to its strategic goals. 

Key Responsibilities
  • Track revenues and expenses. 
  • Manage all accounting transactions, including invoicing, accounts payable, and receivable. 
  • Prepare budget forecasts and financial statements monthly, quarterly, and yearly. 
  • Keep track of department budgets and report to leadership. 
  • Conduct month-end and year-end close processes. 
  • Ensure compliance with Kenyan tax regulations and submit timely tax returns. 
  • Ensure company compliance with other industry regulations and standards. 
  • Supervise coordination with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of petroleum products. 
  • Liaise with buyers to manage orders and deliveries. 
  • Manage relationships with buyers to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction. 
  • Maintain strong relationships with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of petroleum products. 
  • Address and resolve any customer or supplier issues promptly. 
  • Maintain accurate records of inventory levels and transactions. 
  • Prepare and process purchase orders and invoices. 
  • Monitor and report on stock levels, ensuring efficient inventory management. 
  • Ensure that financial controls and processes are in place to safeguard the company’s assets. 
  • Develop efficient day-to-day workflows (Standard Operating Procedures) to enable employees and teams to use time more efficiently and save on costs. 
 Qualifications and Requirements 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. 
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) qualification preferred. 
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in accounting and operations, preferably in the petroleum industry. 
  • Strong knowledge of Kenyan tax regulations, requirements, and tax law. 
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and communication skills. 
  • Demonstrated potential for growth into a senior management role. 
How to Apply

Interested candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to by Close Of Business (COB) on Friday 12th July 2024. Please include “Accounts and Operations Lead Application” in the subject line.