Personal Assistant, Accountant at Yara East Africa Limited

On Monday, November 25th, 2013
Yara East Africa Limited is a subsidiary of Yara International ASA, one of the world’s leading chemical company that converts energy, natural minerals and nitrogen from the air into essential products for farmers and industrial customers. 
As the number one global supplier of mineral fertilizers, we help provide food for a growing world population. 
Our industrial product portfolio includes environmental protection agents that prevent air pollution.

Personal Assistant

Key tasks will include:

  • Answering/screening telephone calls
  • Meeting and receiving guests
  • Supporting on documents, reports and  presentations
  • Organizing and scheduling appointments, maintaining a diary for the MD
  • Dealing with incoming email/faxes and all correspondence into the company
  • Managing office systems, such as setting up and maintaining company filing, preparing meeting rooms etc.
  • Organizing conferences and meetings
  • Booking flights, arranging for hotels, accommodation, visa applications and car rentals and leasing agreements
Job profile:
  • Min 5 years’ experience as PA at a senior level from an international company
  • High personal integrity
  • Team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proactive and positive attitude
  • Highly organized, flexible and service-minded
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight schedules/deadlines
  • High proficiency with commonly used computer software and applications
  • Language: English, command of other languages an asset
Key tasks will include:
  • Warehouse PettyCash and invoice handling
  • Bank reconciliations and ledger revaluation
  • Processing of Accruals and at month end
  • Tax Calculation at the end of the period
  • Monitoring Prepayments Account and making necessary adjustments
  • Processing Debtor Statements at the end of the month
  • Stock reconciliation and participating in monthly stock  take exercise
  • Reporting to the Head office through Hyperion
  • Accounting for the Mombasa Bagging Plant  Expenses and Data Entry into Sunsytem
Job profile:
  • Degree in Finance
  • Knowledge of Sun System Accounting Package
  • A good Tax background
  • Very High personal integrity
  • Team player with excellent communication and  interpersonal skills
  • Proactive and positive attitude, highly organized,  flexible and service-minded
  • Relevant experience from an international company
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight  schedules/deadlines
  • Good interpersonal skills & Individual with confident  personality
  • Able to work extra hours when deadlines have to be met
To apply for the position, please go to

Deadline for the application is December 3 2013.
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