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 cvs@afribusiness.co.ke by Close Of Business (COB) on Friday 12th July 2024. Please include “Accounts and Operations Lead Application” in the subject line.