Inventory Accountant at Tuskys

On Friday, May 15th, 2015
Tuskys is the leading retailer in Kenya with presence in Uganda. It is known for its innovation, market leadership in introduction of new
and excellent concepts; some of the innovations by Tuskys include, in-house baking, deli, milk on tap and cooking oil on tap. 
Tuskys operates on the tag line “HEALTHY LIVING”, encompassing wholesome health of the individual. 
The company has completed formulation of its strategic plan for the period 2015-2019. 
Some positions have arisen out of the new strategic direction.

Reporting to: GM-Finance
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Manage an high performing inventory management team
  • Establishing and implementing inventory management policies and procedures.
  • Lead the Perform daily weekly and monthly physical stock checks in all the Branches and highlight variances to the management.
  • Perform weekly and monthly physical assets and tools counts in the company and high light variances to the management.
  • Prepare and distribute daily, weekly, monthly and ad-hoc inventory levels and consumption reports to all the relevant departments.
  • Maintaining acceptable and accurate inventory levels at warehouse/inventory locations based on Re-order levels
  • Identify shortfalls and surplus inventory, daily, weekly and monthly for replenishment.
  • Coordinate with accounts department and marketing department to ensure that all product costs are properly taken in the cost of sales and inventory costs.
  • Responsible for communicating with all department managers and purchasing on inventory levels and locations.
  • Coordinate with warehouse team to implement and ensure control system to reduce damage, breakage and inventory obsolescence.
  • Reviewing obsolete/redundant inventory to facilitate their removal from the warehouse. Assist Financial Controller in ad-hoc relevant projects.
  • Assist other functional units within the Finance team in carrying out jobs as and when required by the management.
  • Ensure accurate posting of all inventory transactions to the ERP system
Professional Qualifications, Job experience & Skills requirement
  • Bachelors Degree in Finance/Accounting and/or suitable background experience in inventory management in retail
  • CPA ‘K’ holder.
  • Operationally oriented and comfortable working in a retail company environment and experience with branch operations would be ideal.
  • Have a detailed understanding of current inventory control systems with a working knowledge of retail company processes.
  • 4 years experience in a busy environment in which 2 years in the relevant/same field
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their applications including detailed CVS to Human Resource Manager on email [email protected] before 30th May 2015

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