• Accounts Assistant - Payables at Kenafric Industries

  • Posted on: 11 July, 2017 Deadline: 12 July, 2017
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  • Founded in 1987 by the Chedda family, Kenafric Industries Limited is one of the largest manufacturers of Confectionery, Food, Footwear, and Stationery products in Kenya. Kenafric employs over 1500 people directly and touches the lives of more than 7500 people indirectly. The vision of the founders and relentless hard work over 25 years has given Kenafric a unique platform to grow tremendously in the African markets. Read More

    Accounts Assistant - Payables


    Reports To: Chief Accountant

    Main Purpose of this Position: To initiate payments as per payment terms and plan


    Key Deliverables for this Position

    • To ensure vendors are paid as per payment terms and plan.
    • To ensure Directors personal payments are done as advised.
    • To ensure statutory deductions payments are done before deadline date.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Executing the departmental strategy through processes and procedures/standard  achieve the institutions objectives
    • Preparation of monthly local payment plan for all vendors by projecting and assigning payable vendor dues week by week throughout the month.
    • Writing and issuing checks based on payment plan for review and confirmation by chief accountant and or financial controller.
    • Handling supplier queries relating to payments, by providing remittances and advising/arranging  on the payments plan for due invoices
    • Ensuring payroll deductions and other statutory obligations are paid on time according to approved schedules.
    • Ensuring that Director’s utilities and other bills are settled on due dates.
    • Custodian of check books and update counter foils.
    • Benchmarking and implementing best practices in manufacturing & respective areas of work
    • Implementing product quality, customer & Service Excellence and Change initiatives to achieve desired business plans and culture.

    Direct Reports: N/A

    Key Interfaces


    • IMPEX
    • Supply Chain
    • Payroll
    • Human Resource
    • Insurance Depart
    • Security


    • Vendors
    • Consultants
    • Banks
    • KRA
    • NSSF
    • NHIF

    Academic Qualifications

    • Business related Degree

    Professional Qualifications

    • CPA Part II

    Job / Functional Skills

    • Basis Computer Skills.

    General Skills

    • Keen on Details
    • Communication Skills
    • Customer Service Skills
    • Quick learner.


    • Customer Centric
    • Ownership
    • Continuous improvement
    • Leadership

    Relevant Experience

    • At-least 1 year (s) relevant experience

    Method of Application

    If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your application letter and CV quoting the job title on the email subject (Accounts Assistant-Payables) to recruit@kenafricind.com by 12th July 2017.

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