Saturday, August 25, 2012

We are an established clearing and forwarding company with major clients in East and Central Africa. We are looking for qualified candidates to fill in the position of a “General Manager” Key Responsibilities Ensuring policies are put in place to govern all the operations of the organization; Supervision of all employees to ensure that all policies and procedures are implemented in all areas e.g.: port operations, shipping line procedures, customs procedures and accounting procedures Following-up and solve any problem that may arise with shipping line, Kenya Revenue Authority, or port operations. Coordinating with client companies to obtain volume of future shipments for internal planning as well as maintaining good relationship and positive image of the company. Streamlining operations to achieve continuous efficiency in management and establishing clear procedures. Identifying, soliciting and directing all aspects of public relations, operations and other staffing; Skills Required Must posses leadership skills and be a team player Ability to work independently with sound decision making techniques Good supervision skills Ability to delegate work and provide solutions to technicalities as well as conflict Management Qualifications and Other Requirements Must be 36 years and above in age Must have over 6 years experience in the same capacity Holder of a degree in Business Management or related field Must have a diploma in clearing & forwarding course, or any other related course from a recognized institution. Must demonstrate the ability to maintain good working relationships with all the stake holders in the field. Must be flexible in work habits and schedules, Must have good knowledge of government procedures relating to imports & exports knowledge of customs laws pertaining to Kenya, east and central Africa. Must be well conversant with port operations procedures with established relationship with all stake holders of the clearing and forwarding industry. Applications must be received on or before 17th September 2012 Applications enclosing current CV, Certificates and testimonials should be sent to: DNA 1359 Box 80708-80100 Mombasa E-mail: Only successful candidates will be contacted

Group / Location: Kenya, Nairobi

Job Title: Financial Controller

Job brief / purpose: Management of all in country Financial, Legal, IT and Administrative activities in Kenya

Area currently encompasses 2 legal entities, 2 assets, 1 Joint Venture

Reports to Financial Controller – Africa
Dotted line report to General Manager – Kenya
Responsible for work of Kenyan Accountancy and Admin staff
Works closely with other members of Kenya team, and Perth Finance team

  • Ensure all standard the organization procedures and policies are followed in country, particularly organization Delegation of Authorities
  • Ensure all local accounting processes are completed efficiently and to the appropriate deadlines
  • Management of Pronto ledger, transaction processing, cash and banking, local supplier management
  • Management of tax compliance and monitoring of local fiscal environment – escalating potential issues as required.
  • Ensure compliance with all other local government requirements
  • Financial reporting, local budgeting, forecasting and cost control
  • Manage local administration function, including correspondence, office procedures, facilities supervision etc
  • Management of local IT & communications needs, liaising with Perth IT department as required
  • Provide assistance to Country Manager and in-country team in all matters relating to Finance and Administration
  • Deputise for Country Manager when he is outside Kenya
  • Provide information and reports to Perth/London teams as required
  • Liaise with London and Perth re requirements for and implementation of supplier contracts in Kenya, as well as administration of documents relating to government compliance
  • Liaise with External Advisors as required
  • Educated to degree standard
  • Qualified Accountant, with a minimum of 5 years post-qualification experience
  • Experience in Oil & Gas exploration preferred
  • Experience in Kenya preferred
Special Working Conditions: Based in Nairobi, with travel to Perth, London or other parts of Kenya as required
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