Current Vacancies

The Well Holdings Ltd. (which operates The Well Irish Pub & Restaurant at Saito Centre, Elijah Cheruiyot St., Eldoret) is currently seeking applicants for the following roles at a new branch in Rupa's Mall, Nairobi Rd., Eldoret:

1. Staff Accountant/Comptroller (deadline: 02/03/2018)

Click on any of the positions above (or scroll down) to see detailed descriptions. To apply, please send your CV (in MS Word or PDF format) with the subject "Application for [vacancy title]" to Ensure to include the names of supervisors in former employment as references. Please do not send any other attachments at this stage.

Staff Accountant/Comptroller

Principle duties and responsibilities

  • Review and audit daily transactions from point of sales systems and resolve and correct any variances in a timely manner;
  • Prepare, record, and process accounts payable and cash disbursements;
  • Perform monthly bank reconciliation;
  • Prepare and process payroll and deductions schedules;
  • Maintain accounts in the general ledger for income, accounts payable, cash disbursements and payroll;
  • Ensure food and beverage invoices, delivery notes and requisitions are in compliance with company procedures;
  • Oversee that all suppliers’ invoices are appropriately authorized and processed into the purchase ledger on a timely basis, and that payments to all suppliers are processed in a timely manner;
  • Respond to any supplier queries in a timely basis;
  • Account for stock movements, update the asset register for any new asset additions;
  • Daily spot check of bar/kitchen stocks in the outlets, recording and following up on discrepancies;
  • Responsibility for inventory management including month end stock takes and avoidance of stock-out situations;
  • Responsibility for stores/cold room management – and ensuring items are stored and rotated properly;
  • Analysis of daily orders to review purchasing against business requirements;
  • Implementation of the financial controls policy and ensure adherence by the relevant team members and support for the improvement of accounting systems, policies and procedures;
  • Oversee the daily banking and deposits;
  • Oversee statutory compliance for branches;
  • Support the Managers and Head Chefs in maintaining revenues by developing and updating menu pricing;
  • Complete the month/year end process, review and submit monthly/annual reports in a timely manner;
  • Ensure processes are being followed and assist in training and implementation of any new procedures;
  • Maintain required records, reports, and files in an organized manner;
  • Perform other duties as required.

Requirements of the role:

  • Progressive employment in accounting function, preferably three years or more in food and beverage, hotel or service sector;
  • Qualified internal auditor (IIA) or accountant (CPA, ACCA) or equivalent;
  • Computer literacy, keyboarding capability, knowledge of various software applications required for business operations;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills throughout the company;
  • Team player with outstanding inter-personal, negotiation and organizational skills;
  • Proficiency with Excel is required.