Finance Job in Kenya

Job Title: Finance Manager

Location: Nairobi

Profile Introduction

Our client an established food manufacturerseeks to bring on
board a Finance Manager.

The role holder will safe guard and optimize the utilization of
the company’s financial resources through the implementation of appropriate
accounting systems that ensure accurate and timely production of financial
information through efficient planning, monitoring and control.

Key Responsibilities

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Manage the ‘Master Data’ of accounting software

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Drive the business planning and performance management process
and initiate actions to remedy performance shortfalls.

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Develop and implement accounting policies, systems and
procedures that support company operations, facilitate quality and timely
reporting and protect the company assets.

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Develop and implement costing systems that support the company
profitability and pricing objectives and train the relevant users and monitor
continually to ensure effective application.

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Prepare cash flow forecasts that are in line with operational
budgets, monitor working capital levels to ensure that cash commitment can be
met and initiate appropriate actions including negotiation of funding
arrangements with financing partners.

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Maintain relationships with the company’s banks and suppliers
and other service providers and ensure that the company receives excellent
service at all times.

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Oversee the preparation of accurate and timely periodical
accounting and management reports and present these to the management team and
follow up the implementation of related action plans.

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Prepare any special financial reports and analyses including
brand profitability reports as may be required by the Management team,
suppliers, financiers and other stakeholders.

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Take charge of all tax matters, keeping up to date with latest
developments and ensuring compliance thus avoiding penalties.

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Assist in purchase planning and implement a credit management
policy and negotiate credit terms with regular suppliers.

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Liaise with the external auditors as and when necessary.

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Set performance targets for departmental staff, allocate work,
monitor and review performance and train staff as needed.

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Provide managerial support to the ICT team and drive the
development and implementation of the ICT strategy.

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Participate in policy formulation for selling and marketing
initiatives.

Qualifications

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A Bachelors’ degree in a commercial or accounting discipline

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A minimum of Ten (10) years’ experience including at least three
(3) years in leadership position within a manufacturing environment.

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An active member of a recognized Accountancy Institute

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Training in management, preferably at MBA level

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Certificate in basic computer programming esp. VBA

How to Apply

If you are qualified and up to the challenge, please apply by
sending an email to [email protected] with the subject Finance
Manager by Wednesday, 5th May 2021 by 5pm.

Kindly attach your CV in word format.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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