e-Commerce Platform Inventory Controller – Jobs in Kenya

Job Title: Inventory Controller

Location: Nairobi

Salary: 50K

Industry: FMCG

Our client is an e-Commerce Platform with a distribution solution to serve the market in deep rural areas. They are currently looking to hire an inventory controller who will be responsible for ensuring proper management of the company’s inventory/ stock items starting from receiving to dispatch.

Maintains and updates the stock records, responsible for conducting physical stock counts, perform regular stock reconciliations and overall monitoring of stock transactions

Key Responsibilities
Responsible for maintaining accurate stock listings
Facilitate and participate in weekly, monthly and annual stock counts
Perform monthly stock reconciliations of physical counts against system for all categories of inventory and highlight variances to the management
Report shortfalls and surplus inventory, weekly and monthly for replenishment
Assist in developing and implementing inventory policies and procedures;
Ensure that goods received are matched with the actual invoices from the suppliers
Reconcile stock deliveries with purchase orders and or agreed contract terms, and raise non-conformity reports where applicable
Ensure goods dispatched to the customers are matched with the actual invoices issued to the customers
Coordinate with warehouse team to implement and ensure a control system to reduce damage, breakage and inventory obsolescence
Support accurate and timely financial reporting through ensuring all stock data is updated correctly
Manage the monthly financial close process for all categories of stock;
Ensure proper records and classification in terms of cost and quantity of all inventory items;
Ensure stock ledger entries are properly coded and classified
Carry out spot checks on stock balances in the warehouse as against the system records to capture any anomalies

Qualifications and Requirements
Degree/diploma in Supply chain
CPA is an added advantage
At least 3 years’ experience in inventory management and reconciliations in FMCG companies.
Able to work under minimum supervision.
Advanced excel skills
How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Inventory Controller) to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke

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