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  • Job ID 16176
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Job Description

Airflo is a leading logistics company in perishables that specializes in providing world-class fresh logistics solutions for fresh cut flowers, herbs, cuttings, produce and fruits moving through key international trade lanes. Airflo is a subsidiary of Airfreight Group(AFG) BV with presence in Netherlands, UAE, Kenya, and Zimbabwe.

Key Tasks 

  • General Ledger & Reporting
  • Prepares, approves, and submits journal entries
  • Reviews and approves G/L account reconciliations
  • Prepared Balance Sheet Reconciliations on a monthly basis.
  • Validates month-end and quarterly reports
  • Conducts Internal compliance activities
  • Approves and provides reports to authorities and other third parties
  • Provides written responses to auditors’ requests and consolidates feedback of third parties
  • Reviews and approves regulatory reporting package for submission
  • Requests and approves post-period adjustments  Tax (VAT, withholding tax, withholding vat, Income Tax)
  • Reviews and signs-off tax & statutory returns and hands over to authorities and, if necessary assists resolve inquiries
  • Submits periodical declaration on payment & remittances (prints or enters into local tax tool)
  • Supports local tax audits
  • Maintains local tax documentation
  • Supports the Head of Finance in preparing the monthly, quarterly, and annual tax reporting and tax calculation
  • Ensure all tax and statutory GL accounts (NHIF, NSSF, WHT, Withholding VAT, VAT, and Company Taxes) are fully reconciled, returns filed with the relevant authorities, and paid on time.
  • Budgets, Planning, and forecasting
  • Budgeting: participate in the preparation of budgets and in the annual budgeting process by providing necessary templates and inputs to the relevant departments.
  • Cash flow forecasting: preparation of monthly and periodic cash flow forecasting.
  • Ad hoc analytical reviews: preparation of ad hoc forecasts and analytical reviews as may be required by different stakeholders.
  • Accounting system, internal controls, and compliance
  • Accounting systems: ensure the maintenance of appropriate financial records and supporting documentation in line with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
  • Internal control systems: contribute to the periodic updating and review of the effectiveness of
  • financial internal control systems for the companies.
  • Tax Compliance- ensure compliance with the applicable tax laws by the companies.

Bank and Cash: – ensure effective internal controls and management of the bank and other cash-related accounts. 

  • Accounts Payable
  • Act as a single point of contact for specific key vendors and assisting Finance Team in resolving invoices exceptions processing issues resolving booking and reconciliation issues
  • Process vendor invoices and routing them to the department they belong to for approvals
  • Handles electronic uploads of vendor invoices (electronic invoices)
  • Approved Vendor Master data changes
  • Reviews, advices and authorizes payment proposal as well as submits and confirms payment
  • request to bank
  • Fixed Asset Accounting
  • Organizes for local fixed assets reconciliation and addresses differences accordingly
  • Review and approve fixed assets reports
  • Assist with fixed assets verification and control
  • Quality, Health, Safety & Environment
  • Evaluate strategic and operational risks and opportunities to operations and business interests
  • regarding quality, health, safety, and environmental topics, including environmental and workplace
  • health and safety regulations, changing expectations of stakeholders, and national/local issues.

Skills & Competencies 

  • Proven ability to understand and analyze complex financial information
  • High level of attention to detail and a logical and organized approach
  • High level of accuracy, credibility, and accountability
  • Strong Analytical skills
  • Ability to work well independently as well as in a team and remotely with an off-shore partner
  • Strong communication skills

Educational background / Work experience 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a business-related field
  • Additional accounting qualifications (e.g. CPA (K), ACCA, etc.)
  • At least 4 years hands-on experience in a busy Finance Department
  • Professional  experience  in  management  and  financial  reporting  as  well  as  in  accounting/  financial processes
  • Proven Tax experience

Language Skills 

  • English & Swahili: fluency in written and spoken

How To Apply

Qualified and interested candidates should send their application letter indicating their current/last salary and CV to the Head of Human Resources e-mail to on or before 14th October 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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