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Vacant Positions Open At Kenya Airways

The following vacancies are open at Kenya Airways

Outstation Accountant

About the job

Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Country Manager, the ideal candidate will be required to co-ordinate the finance function at the station and facilitate updating of financial records in compliance with management policies and procedures, local regulatory requirements and financial reporting best practices and standards.

Principle Accountabilities:

  • Balance daily sales returns and raise cash receipts and bank daily sales in compliance with Treasury policy to prevent loss and submit copies of return, and manual documents to Head office to facilitate prompt reconciliation and allocation.
  • 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 nor 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 the 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.
  • Check and validate all Direct Operating Costs (DOCs) invoices to contract rate and operations statistics before submitting them to Head Office.
  • In liaison with the sales offices, 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 as well as tagging 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 a safe under lock and key at all times in compliance with company policy to ensure no loss or misuse and periodically carry out physical verification and reconcile to the records.
  • In liaison with 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.
  • Ensure all station purchases are as per company’s procurement policy, support the station by quotes for the purchases while ensuring that the company gets value for money.
  • Co-ordinate audits at the station; statutory audits, internal and external audits, and ensure timely closure of any audit items.
  • Timely preparation of station payroll and ensure all monthly inputs are submitted to head office – Manager Compensation & Benefits by/before 10th of every month.
  • Prepare annual finance budget and provide explanation of monthly variances between actual and budget.
  • Support and ensure timely repatriation of funds from the station.

Knowledge, Skills and experience:

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) or related business degree from a recognized University.
  • Must possess full CPA qualification or its equivalent.
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant accounting experience in a commercial environment.
  • Airline experience would be added advantage.
  • Practical working experience in use of accounting packages.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications.
  • Proficiency in English (spoken and written).
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills as well as excellent communication skills.
  • Must be a person of unquestionable integrity.

Behavioural Competences:

  • Teamwork/team player.
  • Results oriented.
  • Attention to details and accuracy.
  • Good organizational skills.

How to apply:

If you fit the profile, then apply today! Please submit your application letter and a detailed Curriculum Vitae quoting the position in the subject of your email to recruitment@kenya-airways.com. 

Online application

Due to the volume of applications that we receive, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Kenya Airways is an equal opportunity employer. 

Outstation Accountant

About the job

Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Country Manager, the ideal candidate will be required to co-ordinate the finance function at the station and facilitate updating of financial records in compliance with management policies and procedures, local regulatory requirements and financial reporting best practices and standards.

Principle Accountabilities:

  • Balance daily sales returns and raise cash receipts and bank daily sales in compliance with Treasury policy to prevent loss and submit copies of return, and manual documents to Head office to facilitate prompt reconciliation and allocation.
  • 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 nor 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 the 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.
  • Check and validate all Direct Operating Costs (DOCs) invoices to contract rate and operations statistics before submitting them to Head Office.
  • In liaison with the sales offices, 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 as well as tagging 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 a safe under lock and key at all times in compliance with company policy to ensure no loss or misuse and periodically carry out physical verification and reconcile to the records.
  • In liaison with 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.
  • Ensure all station purchases are as per company’s procurement policy, support the station by quotes for the purchases while ensuring that the company gets value for money.
  • Co-ordinate audits at the station; statutory audits, internal and external audits, and ensure timely closure of any audit items.
  • Timely preparation of station payroll and ensure all monthly inputs are submitted to head office – Manager Compensation & Benefits by/before 10th of every month.
  • Prepare annual finance budget and provide explanation of monthly variances between actual and budget.
  • Support and ensure timely repatriation of funds from the station.

Knowledge, Skills and experience:

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) or related business degree from a recognized University.
  • Must possess full CPA qualification or its equivalent.
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant accounting experience in a commercial environment.
  • Airline experience would be added advantage.
  • Practical working experience in use of accounting packages.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications.
  • Proficiency in English (spoken and written).
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills as well as excellent communication skills.
  • Must be a person of unquestionable integrity.

Behavioural Competences:

  • Teamwork/team player.
  • Results oriented.
  • Attention to details and accuracy.
  • Good organizational skills.

How to apply:

If you fit the profile, then apply today! Please submit your application letter and a detailed Curriculum Vitae quoting the position in the subject of your email to recruitment@kenya-airways.com. 

Online Application

Due to the volume of applications that we receive, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Kenya Airways is an equal opportunity employer. 

Manager Insurance Services

About the job

Job Purpose

Reported to the Head of Treasury and Corporate Finance, the ideal candidate will design and implement a cost-effective insurance program that enhances financial stability and business continuity to achieve profitability and design and direct claims handling policies and procedures that enhance customer satisfaction for service recovery and to obtain customer loyalty.

Key accountabilities/ Responsibilities:

  • Determine the level and range of insurance cover required in all Company locations to protect the Company’s asset base.
  • Develop selection and performance criteria for Insurance markets, insurers, brokers, lawyers, loss adjusters to enhance financial security and quality of service.
  • Monitor developments to ensure insurance program reflects actual status in terms of operational services, new routes, new equipment, and new legislation.
  • Identify and pursue options to minimize insurance costs to obtain coverage against risk at reasonable costs.
  • Direct review of policy wordings to ascertain that policy provisions deliver the required quality of cover.
  • Ensure conformity of claims handling policies and procedures to applicable international conventions, regional and domestic regulations to avoid exposure to litigation and penalties.
  • Direct and monitor standards observed in the handling of customers to enhance service recovery throughout the network.
  • Monitor insurance accounts and cost centre budget to ensure accurate reporting and achievement of the company’s cost control objectives.
  • Ensure claims against insurers and third parties are settled promptly and arrange for direct funding of costs by underwriters where possible to improve cash flow.
  • Directing scrutiny of contract terms provisions to identify and address risk exposure and ensure compliance with insurance contractual obligations therein.
  • Develop, supervise, and coach the assigned staff to enhance performance and build capacity.

Knowledge, Skills, and experience

  • Graduate qualification in Commerce (Insurance option).
  • 10 Years’ experience in Insurance and claims. experience in Aviation Insurance is an added advantage.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people with a range of technical and business acumen.
  • Full ACII Qualification.
  • IATA Diploma in Aviation Law is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of aviation insurance market.
  • Appreciation of the application of international aviation law.
  • Appreciation of civil court procedures.

Behavioural Competencies

  • Team player.
  • High degree of honesty and integrity.
  • Strategic thinking.
  • Results oriented.
  • Analytical thinking.
  • Strategic influencing.
  • Customer insight.
  • Personal Motivation.

Interested candidates are requested to submit their applications attaching the curriculum vitae via LinkedIn or through email, quoting the position title in the subject of your email to Recruitment@kenya-airways.com.

Apply online

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Kenya Airways is an equal opportunity employer. 

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