Kenya Airways Jobs – Outstation Accountant

Organisation: Kenya
Airways
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports
to:
Head – Human Resources
About
Kenya Airways:
Kenya Airways
is the flag carrier of Kenya and was the first African flag carrier to be
privatized. Kenya Airways is widely considered as one of the leading
Sub-Saharan operators; as of January 2013, the carrier was ranked fourth among
the top ten ones that operate in Africa by seat capacity, behind South African
Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and EgyptAir. The airline became a full member of
SkyTeam in June 2010, and is also a member of the African Airlines Association
since 1977.
Job
Summary:
 The Outstation Accountant will
mainly co-ordinate the finance functions at the Kenya Airways station to
facilitate updating of financial records in compliance with management and
regulatory requirements.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities:        
·        
Ticket
Stocks Management:
Keenly monitor ticket stock levels, ordering from
Head office and reconcile with Sales agents / Kenya Airways selling locations;
on a regular basis carry out a physical count of stock and reconcile to the
records to ensure no loss
·        
Raise cash receipts and bank daily sales in
compliance with Treasury policy to prevent loss. Submit copies of bank deposit
slips and receipts to Head office to facilitate prompt reconciliation and
allocation.
·        
Serve as the custodian of the stations petty cash,
monitor petty cash balances on a daily basis, reconcile petty cash balances to
physical cash held to ensure no loss, request for replenishment in time to
ensure Station neither runs out of funds or holds excessive funds.
·        
Review Station petty cash expense claims for
validity, authenticity and proper supporting documentation and approval as per
company policy before payment to claimant.
·        
Promptly scan and submit authenticated and
validated supplier invoices to Head office for settlement to ensure suppliers
are paid by due dates to avoid late payment penalties and impairment of the
company’s reputation.
·        
Work closely with the sales offices  to receive and promptly process ticket refund
requests.
·        
Print and dispatch invoices and statements
promptly to customers and in liaison with Country Manager, follow up debtors
for payment to ensure debts are collected as per credit policy and that credit
limits are  not exceeded.
·        
Prepare and maintain assets records to ensure
accuracy, completeness and existence. Tag all assets with company tags at all
times, periodically verify physical existence to ensure no loss
·        
Ensure safe custody of cash and other Station
accountable documents by locking them in safes under lock and key at all times
in compliance with company policy to ensure no loss or misuse. Periodically
carry out physical verification and reconcile to the records.
·        
Works in consultation with the Manager Insurance
Services, place and periodically renew insurance policies for staff and assets
at the station to ensure company is not exposed to loss at any time
·        
Advise Country/Area Manager on financial matters
and provide required reports to support the commercial function.
·        
Liaise with tax authorities and tax
consultants/advisors and Tax Manager at Head Office as appropriate to ensure
full compliance for smooth operations of the station
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate for this Airline career
opportunity should hold a bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Bcom), Accounting or
related business degree from a recognised University
·        
Hold professional CPA (K) qualification or its
equivalent
·        
A minimum of three or more years’ of relevant
accounting experience in a commercial environment
·        
Computer literacy i.e. Proficiency in MS Office
applications
·        
Proficiency in English (spoken and written)
·        
Excellent analytical skills
·        
Practical working experience in use of accounting
packages
·        
High degree of integrity
·        
Ability to work under minimal supervision
·        
Result oriented
·        
Be a good team player
·        
Responsible and reliable
·        
Proactive
·        
Keen attention to details
How
to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified candidates who wish to join the Aviation industry with Kenya Airways
should apply by either sending an application letter and updated CV to:
Country
Manager,
Kenya
Airways,
Ground Floor,
Jubilee Insurance Building, Kimathi Avenue,
P.O. Box
6969, Kampala. Uganda.
Or Online
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Deadline:
8th June, 2015
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