Finance Trainee at Wasoko

Job Description

Duration: 1 Year Fixed Term

Reporting to: Inventory Accountant

We are seeking a Finance Analyst trainee to join our team; this is a one-year program where you will get a chance to dip your toes into the waters of financial services by supporting the finance department’s work. The role is suitable for a graduate straight out of college, making their first career move.

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure accurate posting of all inventory transactions in the various systems
  • Perform daily, weekly and monthly physical stock checks in all the warehouses and highlight variances to the management.
  • Prepare and distribute daily, weekly, monthly and ad-hoc inventory levels and consumption reports to all the relevant departments.
  • Reconcile daily sales quantities with inventory movement.
  • Reconciling inventory accounts to the general ledger
  • Identify and control stock discrepancies.
  • Compile and present stock reports to management
  • Reviewing obsolete/redundant inventory for write off and to facilitate their removal from the warehouse.
  • Liaise with the warehouse team and other internal teams to test product status upon delivery and storage condition.
  • Any other duties as prescribed by your manager


  • Minimum CPA, ACCA, Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, finance, economics, or a related field.
  • Strong analytical skills and pay attention to even the tiniest details
  • Strong MS Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Ability to synthesize data and develop meaningful conclusions and predictive insights
  • Strong communication/presentation skills and leadership abilities.
  • Must have an inquisitive, exploring the mind and a geek about all things finance
  • Must be comfortable in a fast-paced, team-based environment
  • Motivated self-starter, showing creativity and energy