Chief Accountant (Product Accounting)

Contract: Permanent
Salary: Confidential
Status: Active

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Job Description

a) Job Specifications

i. Facilitate preparation of accurate and timely monthly and periodic reports on KPC product movements and revenue in line with IAS and oil industry requirements suitable for management decision making.

ii. Co-ordinate and ensure proper management of the Collateral Financing arrangement.

iii. Ensure accurate processing of Adjusted Stock Entitlement (ASE) iv. Ensure marine receipts booked in the system at KPRL and KOSF.

v. Liaise and development of profitable business relations with KPC’s customers (Shippers and other stakeholders) for smooth day to day product accounting functions.

vi. Improvement of controls by evaluating, redesigning, developing, documenting and implementing of stock control procedures, processes and instruction manual in compliance with the company policy, changing tax regimes and regulations in the Oil Industry.

vii. Liaise with other sections to facilitate team building and synergize the operations and or company’s performance.

b) Person Specifications

i. Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Commerce (Accounting option) or its recognized equivalent qualifications

ii. CPA (K) or its recognized equivalent qualifications

iii. A minimum of eight (8) years relevant work experience three (3) of which must have been at Senior Management level.

iv. Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or any other recognized professional body.

v. Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks

vi. Proficiency in computer applications.

vii. Demonstrated competence in work performance; and

viii. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

c) Key Skills and Competencies

i. In-depth knowledge of financial management, credit evaluation techniques, loss control methods, due diligence processes and taxation law.

ii. Considerable knowledge of principles, methods and practices of governmental accounting and budgeting

iii. Excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.

iv. Ability to develop and prepare relevant reports for management

v. Ability to resolve problems in a timely manner, gather and analyze information skillfully

vi. Ability to maintain professional status, high integrity and keep abreast of evolving trends in accounting and finance through continuing professional development

vii. Proficiency in financial and statistical packages

viii. Ability to deliver Kenya Pipeline Company’s articulated vision for

ix. change, create a sense of urgency around change and motivates staff to join change efforts 

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