Massive Recruitment by Moko Home + Living, Nairobi, Kenya


Company: Moko Home + Living
Position: Accounting Officer
Location: Mombasa Rd, Nairobi
WHO WE ARE
Moko Home + Living is a growing company bursting with innovation, creativity and passion. Our customers dream of a better night’s sleep, a welcoming place to host their guests, a fun and safe place for their children to play.
But they tell us this isn’t easy – they have to settle for low-quality furnishings or break the bank. Join us in building the products, the brand and the network to put quality living within everyone’s reach. Here’s what our team has accomplished in the few years since our founding:
·         Reached over 100,000 Kenyan homes with our products
·         Attracted global investment to continue fueling our growth and vision
·         Supported the growth of over 200 small furniture businesses across the country
·         Grown from a start-up to mid-sized company
WHAT YOU’LL DO
We are looking for someone with high growth potential and comfortable with numbers. You’ll be an analytical person who is passionate about crunching numbers.
You will enjoy supporting implementation of Finance and Administrative policies and procedures, invoicing, recording payments and receipts, tracking and filing of documents as you learn more from the senior management team.
THE ROLE IN BRIEF
Accounting Activities and Controls
·         Reviewing accounting documents to ensure accuracy of information
·         Daily posting of financial transactions in Quickbooks and checking ledgers for accuracy
·         Ensures that statutory payments are timeously made
·         Implements and enforces internal controls
·         Attend to audit issues
Manage Electronic and Hard Copy Inventory/Sales Records
·         Promptly input stock transfers, purchase orders and other movements of goods
·         Prepare and properly file invoices and delivery notes for customer orders
·         Track and follow up on customer payments
Assist with Other Administrative Tasks
·         Ensure the office is organized, orderly and stocked with necessary commodities
·         Support customers via telephone and in person when needed
CAREER GROWTH + COMPENSATION
Moko invests in building the capacity and skills within our team. Your manager will invest significant time in your career development. We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through mentorship from the management team.
Because of our rapid growth, we constantly have new roles opening up and opportunities in many functions. This results in fast career growth for those who are ready to take up the challenge.
ARE YOU OUR DREAM CANDIDATE?
·         A preference for CPA II and 1-2 years’ experience in a role with Accounting and Finance responsibilities
·         Proficient in Microsoft Office applications especially, word and Excel
·         Good knowledge of any accounting software e.g Sage, SAP, Pastel & Quick Books
·         Must have a high level of integrity
·         An enthusiastic individual with outstanding problem-solving skills.
·         Strong analytical skills and attention to detail—ability to analyse data and proactively identify and address issues
·         An initiative taker who enjoys working independently once you receive clear directions from the manager
·         Eager to join a mid-sized and quickly-growing organization and team
Please visit our website moko.co.ke/careers and apply through our online form – Common Application – All Positions.

Position: Senior Accountant
Location: Mombasa Rd, Nairobi
WHO WE ARE
Moko Home + Living is a growing company bursting with innovation, creativity and passion. Our customers dream of a better night’s sleep, a welcoming place to host their guests, a fun and safe place for their children to play.
But they tell us this isn’t easy – they have to settle for low-quality furnishings or break the bank. Join us in building the products, the brand and the network to put quality living within everyone’s reach. Here’s what our team has accomplished in the few years since our founding:
·         Reached over 100,000 Kenyan homes with our products
·         Attracted global investment to continue fueling our growth and vision
·         Supported the growth of over 200 small furniture businesses across the country
·         Grown from a start-up to mid-sized company
WHAT YOU’LL DO
We’re looking for an efficient, analytical accounting professional to play a key support role in our finance team. You’ll have a gift for turning the accounting data from streams of invoices and bank transactions into accurate summaries to support decision-making.
You’ll be a sticker for policy and procedure while still embodying the supportive team spirit that makes Moko tick.
THE ROLE IN BRIEF
Ensure Accurate, Up-to-Date Accounting Data
·         Post transactions in real-time and regularly review for accuracy
·         Manage complex accounts receivable, accounts payable, goods in transit and tax-related balance sheet accounts
·         Ensure all supporting documents are on-file and well-organized
·         Work with teams to confirm the business purpose of transactions for accurate classification
Prepare Management Reports
·         Prepare draft of monthly management accounts and present for finance management review
·         Conduct careful and timely reconciliations to verify transaction accuracy and proper balancing
·         Take responsibility for accurate regulatory and tax filings, prepared well before statutory deadlines
Support Strong Compliance and Controls
·         Review the work of accounts assistance for accuracy and adherence to procedure
·         Ensure strong internal controls are in place with regards to approval and release of funds
·         Take responsibility for verification and authorization of payments
·         Ensure all accounting records are kept properly, in a compliant way and up-to-date
CAREER GROWTH + COMPENSATION
Moko invests in building the capacity and skills within our team. Your manager will invest significant time in your career development. We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through mentorship from the management team.
Because of our rapid growth, we constantly have new roles opening up and opportunities in many functions. This results in fast career growth for those who are ready to take up the challenge.
ARE YOU OUR DREAM CANDIDATE?
·         At least 2 years accounting experience and minimum CPA II qualification or equivalent
·         Strong financial data analysis skills using Excel
·         Strong knowledge of any accounting software e.g Sage, SAP, Pastel & Quick Books
·         Demonstrated high level of integrity – entrusted with significant responsibility in previous roles
·         An enthusiastic individual with outstanding problem-solving skills.
·         Strong analytical skills and attention to detail—ability to analyse data and proactively identify and address issues
·         An initiative taker who enjoys working independently toward goals
·         Eager to join a quickly-growing organization and team
Please visit our website moko.co.ke/careers and apply through our online form – Common Application – All Positions.

Position: Administrative Assistant
Location: Mombasa Rd, Nairobi
WHO WE ARE
Moko Home + Living is a growing company bursting with innovation, creativity and passion. Our customers dream of a better night’s sleep, a welcoming place to host their guests, a fun and safe place for their children to play.
But they tell us this isn’t easy – they have to settle for low-quality furnishings or break the bank. Join us in building the products, the brand and the network to put quality living within everyone’s reach. Here’s what our team has accomplished in the few years since our founding:
·         Reached over 100,000 Kenyan homes with our products • Attracted global investment to continue fuelling our growth and vision
·         Supported the growth of over 200 small furniture businesses across the country • Grown from a start-up to mid-sized company
WHAT YOU’LL DO
Our administrative team keeps Moko’s office running smoothly so that we can deliver on our customer’s dreams. From supporting hiring of new team members to tracking and processing orders, Administrative Assistants run the processes the drive our day to day business.
You’ll work closely with members of our management team, making this a great development opportunity for anyone early in their administration, HR or accounting career.
THE ROLE IN BRIEF
Administrative Assistants can take on a wide range of responsibilities, we tailor responsibilities to a team member’s specific skills – here are some common examples:
Find and support talent
·         Work with management of our talent team to introduce job applicants to the delight of working with Moko, while assessing them against the criteria of a particular position
·         Support our employees with on-time processing of advances, employment contracts, and anything else they need to work happily and productively
Lay the foundation of accurate, timely accounts
·         Take responsibility for processing transactions quickly and properly – getting our suppliers paid, our customers’ accounts credited and keeping our records in order
·         Post accurate entries in our accounting system, and cross-check critical accounting data
·         Ensure all accounting records are kept properly, in a compliant way and up-to-date
Delight customers with top-notch order processing
·         Check orders against inventory and accounting records, preparing all that’s needed for dispatch to our customers
·         Ensure our customers receive accurate order fulfillment, delivered on-time
·         Track and analyse order data to help us improve our fulfillment operations
CAREER GROWTH + COMPENSATION
Moko invests in building the capacity and skills within our team. Your manager will invest significant time in your career development. We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through mentorship from the management team.
Because of our rapid growth, we constantly have new roles opening up and opportunities in many functions. This results in fast career growth for those who are ready to take up the challenge.
ARE YOU OUR DREAM CANDIDATE?
·         You have training and experience in administration, HR and/or accounting.
·         You enjoy working on multiple diverse projects and tasks simultaneously.
·         You thrive when you are able to take initiative, you can plan and organize your work around specific goals.
·         You have the skills to implement administrative processes within a team, and value the structure and predictability they bring.
·         You can troubleshoot problems and offer ideas about possible solutions.
Please visit our website moko.co.ke/careers and apply through our online form – Common Application – All Positions.

Position: Talent Officer
Location: Mombasa Rd, Nairobi
WHO WE ARE
Moko Home + Living is a growing company bursting with innovation, creativity and passion. Our customers dream of a better night’s sleep, a welcoming place to host their guests, a fun and safe place for their children to play.
But they tell us this isn’t easy – they have to settle for low-quality furnishings or break the bank. Join us in building the products, the brand and the network to put quality living within everyone’s reach. Here’s what our team has accomplished in the few years since our founding:
·         Reached over 100,000 Kenyan homes with our products
·         Attracted global investment to continue fueling our growth and vision
·         Supported the growth of over 200 small furniture businesses across the country
·         Grown from a start-up to mid-sized company
WHAT YOU’LL DO
Moko is looking for an individual with an eye for talent. The ideal candidate will support organization-wide efforts in sourcing for and retaining the best talent. Additionally, they should be able to take pride in duties such as helping a group of general workers in their factory work better together in the morning and training a group of new recruits on the company values in the afternoon.
They should be at ease with both interviewing a prospective candidate and walking a new senior manager through their first hiring process.
THE ROLE IN BRIEF
Manage the recruitment process end-to-end
·         Identify great potential members of their team through a variety of strategies. This includes multiple job board searches, leveraging their existing networks and building new ones as well as direct outreach to prospective candidates
·         Consider candidates for roles by evaluating their skills and culture fit in-depth, using detailed interviews, role plays and practical assessments
·         Support hiring managers in reviewing responses and narrowing down the candidate pool toward the perfect fit
·         Accurately track the progress of all applicants through the hiring pipeline, keeping everyone participating in the hiring process in the loop
·         Assess staff development and training needs and support the creation of training programs as well as ensure that all staff members receive effective mentorship to promote career growth
·         Personally lead training sessions for staff members
·         Lead diversity and inclusion work for the Company in addition to serving as a leader and role model to the team at large. Live the Watervale values.
CAREER GROWTH + COMPENSATION
Moko invests in building the capacity and skills within our team. Your manager will invest significant time in your career development. We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through mentorship from the management team.
Because of our rapid growth, we constantly have new roles opening up and opportunities in many functions. This results in fast career growth for those who are ready to take up the challenge.
ARE YOU OUR DREAM CANDIDATE?
·         At least 3 years’ experience in finding, hiring and managing talent.
·         Ability to shape the talent strategy of a fast-growing company.
·         Quality focus. Just getting the job done is not enough for you. You set high standards and share them with the team.
·         Knowledge of Kenya employment laws
·         Strong attention to detail and the ability to deliver on assigned tasks with independence and little supervision
·         Eagerness to join a young, quickly-growing organization and team
Please visit our website moko.co.ke/careers and apply through our online form – Common Application – All Positions.

Position: Customer Engagement Officer
Location: Mombasa Rd, Nairobi
WHO WE ARE
Moko Home + Living is a growing company bursting with innovation, creativity and passion. Our customers dream of a better night’s sleep, a welcoming place to host their guests, a fun and safe place for their children to play.
But they tell us this isn’t easy – they have to settle for low-quality furnishings or break the bank. Join us in building the products, the brand and the network to put quality living within everyone’s reach. Here’s what our team has accomplished in the few years since our founding:
·         Reached over 100,000 Kenyan homes with our products
·         Attracted global investment to continue fueling our growth and vision
·         Supported the growth of over 200 small furniture businesses across the country
·         Grown from a start-up to mid-sized company
WHAT YOU’LL DO
We’re looking to add customer-oriented, analytical people to our Customer Engagement team. You’ll be motivated by building relationships with a portfolio of long-term customers – whether they are hustling in Gikomba or running a major supermarket.
You’ll take pride in keeping everyone’s accounts in order – making sure the dozens of clients you manage are fully stocked while keeping on top of their account payments. Most importantly, you’ll be eager to take on more responsibility and grow your career as part of our team.
THE ROLE IN BRIEF
Manage Client Accounts
·         Take responsibility for placing orders according to credit rules and credit limit established by your supervisor
·         Manage customers’ payment schedule and ensure that customers adhere to credit limits
·         Build long-term relationships with clients and service recurring order needs
·         Provide all customer support required by the clients in your portfolio
Network Within the Industry and Identify New Clients
·         Build and grow relationships within the furniture manufacture industry
·         Use industry networks and other means to generate new leads on an on-going basis
·         Develop a strong understanding of competitors and competing products on the market
Present Products to Prospective Customers
·         Pursue leads, research prospects and make initial introductory calls
·         Make product presentations which show an in-depth understanding of our products and the client’s needs
·         Offer recommendations to your supervisor about creditworthiness of new customers
·         Close relationships and coordinate orders with our warehouse
CAREER GROWTH + COMPENSATION
Moko invests in building the capacity and skills within our team. Your manager will invest significant time in your career development. We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through mentorship from the management team.
Because of our rapid growth, we constantly have new roles opening up and opportunities in many functions. This results in fast career growth for those who are ready to take up the challenge.
ARE YOU OUR DREAM CANDIDATE?
·         A preference for 1-2 years’ experience in a role with sales or customer relations responsibilities
·         Extremely strong interpersonal skills and success developing productive professional relationships
·         A mature professional who can comfortably relate with business owners and senior purchasing managers
·         Strong analytical skills and attention to detail—ability to analyse customer statements and proactively identify and address issues with customer accounts
·         Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel
·         Eager to join a quickly-growing organization and team
Please visit our website moko.co.ke/careers and apply through our online form – Common Application – All Positions.

Position: Market Research Officer
Location: Mombasa Rd, Nairobi
WHO WE ARE
Moko Home + Living is a growing company bursting with innovation, creativity and passion. Our customers dream of a better night’s sleep, a welcoming place to host their guests, a fun and safe place for their children to play.
But they tell us this isn’t easy – they have to settle for low-quality furnishings or break the bank. Join us in building the products, the brand and the network to put quality living within everyone’s reach. Here’s what our team has accomplished in the few years since our founding:
·         Reached over 100,000 Kenyan homes with our products
·         Attracted global investment to continue fueling our growth and vision
·         Supported the growth of over 200 small furniture businesses across the country
·         Grown from a start-up to mid-sized company
WHAT YOU’LL DO
We’re looking for a Market Research Officer who can match our customers’ needs with possible products. You’ll have a passion for using conversations, surveys and any other tool at your disposal to develop a deep understanding of what our customers want and need.
You’ll also be driven by the challenge of understanding product possibilities from our network of global suppliers, choosing amongst these using your deep understanding of our market. Your dream come true is the successful development and launch of a new product.
THE ROLE IN BRIEF
Dive Deep into Customer Needs
·         Develop a deep understanding of our re-sellers and end customers through structured conversations, surveys and other research methodologies
·         Track and anticipate market trends with respect to style
·         Translate lessons learned into customer insights which can inform product and design decisions
Support Product Development
·         Work with our supply chain team to identify global suppliers
·         Research product possibilities through the global supplier network and match these with local market needs
·         Support the piloting and launch of new products based on your work
CAREER GROWTH + COMPENSATION
Moko invests in building the capacity and skills within our team. Your manager will invest significant time in your career development. We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through mentorship from the management team.
Because of our rapid growth, we constantly have new roles opening up and opportunities in many functions. This results in fast career growth for those who are ready to take up the challenge.
ARE YOU OUR DREAM CANDIDATE?
·         You have training and at least 2 years’ experience in marketing, qualitative research, sales or customer service.
·         You enjoy working on multiple diverse projects and tasks simultaneously.
·         You thrive when you are able to take initiative, you can plan and organize your work around specific goals.
·         You have the skills to undertake in-depth market research, using qualitative tools such as structured interviews and direct customer observations.
·         You are excited to turn lessons learned from research into actionable ways that we can improve our products and services.
·         You can troubleshoot problems and offer ideas about possible solutions.
Please visit our website moko.co.ke/careers and apply through our online form – Common Application – All Positions.

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