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Simply Intuite.

Finance Manager

FullTime Kenya, Nairobi Posted 21/02/2023, 9 months ago

Industry: Service

Role: Management

Salary Range: Confidential

Closing: 10/03/2023

Client: Confidential

Job Title: Finance Manager

Location: Nairobi

Reporting to: General Manager


Our client is looking for a Finance Manager to join their vibrant team in Nairobi. The selected candidate will be responsible for the formulation, implementation, and administration of corporate-wide policies and business goals.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assists Senior Management in developing short and long-term goals and objectives.
  • Participates in developing policies and procedures and ensures that they support and complement Company-wide strategic goals.
  • Conducts periodic reviews of existing policies to ensure effectiveness. Ensures that financial policies are updated and are in accordance with evolving regulations, legal requirements, and industry trends.
  • Executes established operational goals and coordinates their implementation.
  • Assumes responsibility for developing, recommending, and implementing such internal accounting and financial controls and programs as are necessary to preserve and expand corporate assets.
  • Oversees preparation of monthly, annual, and other financial reports and statements as requested.
  • Coordinates audits of the Company’s financial statements.
  • Assumes responsibility for overseeing the effective       development, installation, and implementation of Company information systems.
  • Provides leadership through effective goal setting, delegation, and communication. Conducts regular staff meetings to ensure that personnel are well informed of changes in programs, policies, and procedures.
  • Conducts performance appraisals as assigned. Provides measurable feedback to accounting personnel and suggestions for improved performance.
  • Oversees establishment and implementation of area organizational structure, policies, and procedures.
  • Coordinates functions with other departments. Interfaces with operations personnel to ensure that their information needs are being met and that accounting procedures are accurate and consistent with organizational objectives.
  • Assumes responsibility for establishing and maintaining effective business relations with vendors, outside auditors and regulators and with those from professional trade and civic groups.
  • Assumes responsibility for related duties as required or assigned.

Key Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Accountancy or equivalent.
  • A minimum of 8-10 years of experience in a similar role within a fast-paced, result-oriented environment.
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal.
  • A passion for Customer Service with outstanding problem-solving skills, documentation skills, quality focus, as well as information analysis skills.  
  • Outstanding work ethics (reliable, motivated, professional, and able to work under minimum supervision)