13 Mar 2017

Kenya Airways Outstation Accounting Job in Burundi

Kenya Airways, a member of the Sky Team Alliance, is a leading African airline flying to 54 destinations worldwide, 44 of which are in Africa and carries over four million passengers annually. The airline was recently voted the Leading Airline in Africa by passengers in the World Travel Awards. It has also been voted the Leading Airline in Africa – Business Class four years in a row.

Kenya Airways has a fleet of 36 aircraft that are some of the youngest in Africa; this includes its flagship B787 Dreamliner aircraft. The onboard service is renowned and the lie-flat business class seat on the wide-body aircraft is consistently voted among the world’s top 10.

Most recently it has scooped top awards at the Africa Investor (Ai) Tourism Investor Awards and was declared the Business Airline of the Year in Africa.

Kenya Airways takes pride in being at the forefront of connecting Africa to the World and the World to Africa through its hub at the new ultra-modern Terminal 1A at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi.

Brief Posting Description
To co-ordinate finance functions at the station to facilitate updating of financial records in compliance with management and regulatory requirements


  • Ticket Stocks Management- Monitor ticket stock levels, ordering from Head office and reconcile with Sales agents / Kenya Airways selling locations; on a regular basis carry out a physical count of stock and reconcile to the records to ensure no loss
  • Raise cash receipts and bank daily sales in compliance with Treasury policy to prevent loss. Submit copies of bank deposit slips and receipts 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 or 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 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.
  • 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. Tag 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 safes under lock and key at all times in compliance with company policy to ensure no loss or misuse. 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


  • Bcom Accounting or related business degree from a recognized University
  • CPA (K) or its equivalent
  • 3 years relevant accounting experience in a commercial environment
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications
  • Proficiency in English (spoken and written)
  • Good analytical skills
  • Practical working experience in use of accounting packages

How To Apply
If you meet the above requirements, please apply through our website via

Deadline for application is 17th March 2017

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