Senior Stock Controller at d.light


  • Nairobi
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 1 month ago
  • Apply easily
Reporting to: Director of Logistics

Job Tier Level:

Position Description:

The Stock Accountant is responsible forensuring accurate and efficient management of stocks in RD stores (with correct stock entries which are updated in a timely manner). He/she will ensure that stock control procedures are in place and adhered to in order to safe guard Company stocks.

  • To manage all stock controllers across the regions
  • To ensure Management appraisals are completed quarterly
  • To take responsibility for personal and professional development.
  • The Stock Accountant is the custodian of stock records/balances, responsible for physical verification, regular reconciliations and general monitoring of stock activity;
  • Assist in developing and implementing inventory policies and procedures;
  • Prepare and distribute daily, weekly, monthly and ad-hoc inventory levels and consumption reports to all the relevant stakeholders;
  • Facilitate and participate in monthly and annual stock counts in the field;
  • Perform monthly stock reconciliations of physical counts against OT for all regional distributors inventory and highlight variances to the operations department;
  • Reconcile stock deliveries with purchase orders and actual invoices.
  • Coordinate with warehouse team to implement and ensure a control system to reduce inventory obsolescence;
  • Support accurate and timely reporting through ensuring all stock data is updated correctly;
  • Carry out spot checks on stock balances in the Rd stores against the records capture any anomalies;
  • Any other office duty as assigned by the line manager
  • Manage, monitor, reconcile and account for stocks at RD premises
  • Report on all stock movement and stock position daily, weekly and monthly
  • To achieve product traceability from RD to RO, SEP and to end user
  • Ensure Paygo stocks are not cannibalized while under care of Partners
Required Qualifications:
  • Degree inbusiness/finance related field
  • Prior Supplier experience in inventory management
  • Minimum experience of 2 years in warehouse environment
  • Understanding of Warehouse processes and procedures
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral)
Skills and Key Competencies:
  • Specific experience in stock accounting and management
  • Good understanding of stock-related operational and control requirements;
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Team player with good communication skills;
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of proper bookkeeping and inventory management
  • Analytical mind with ability to make accurate mathematical computations.
Method of Application

Candidates who meet the requirements should submit their CV and cover letter to: before 17th September 2020, clearly indicating the position on the subject line.


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