FINANCE MANAGER
12.05.2021
Verde Edge Consulting Ltd
Nairobi, KE, Kenya

Overview of the roleDirectly report to the Managing Director East Africa, with a key responsibility to provide leadership and coordination of all company financial planning, debt financing, budget management and financial reporting.-          Key Responsibilities-          Preparation of financial statements in accordance with Kenyan Accounting Standards-          Direct and coordinate company financial planning and budget management functions.-          Monitor and analyze monthly operating results against budget.-          Communicate with headquarters in all financial matters and financial reporting.-          Direct and coordinate debt financing and debt service payments with external agencies.-          Manage daily operations of the finance and accounting department (A/R, A/P, General Accounting, Fixed Assets, year-end closing)-          Treasury and payroll accounting and management-          Manage the preparation of the official annual plan of actual revenues, gross margins, expenses and investments.-          Manage the preparation of financial outlooks and financial forecasts.-          Prepare financial analysis for contract negotiations and product investment decisions.-          Ensure compliance with local and international bodies-          Work and consult with department managers and corporate staff to develop business plans for the company.-          Establish and implement short- and long-range departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures.-          Serve as primary legislative liaison relative to company financial issues.-          Direct financial audits and provide recommendations for procedural improvement.-          Contact person for auditors, tax consultants, banks and government and tax agencies-          Prepare and file of tax returns promptly-          Advance Legal matters of the company, cased related to taxes, duties, refund claims etc. -          Key Competencies-          Ability to think strategically and act in complex relationships-          Sensitivity for ethnical and cultural diversity to serve the customer needs and to lead staff-          High energy, with an entrepreneurial approach-          Great loyalty towards the employer-          High integrity and ethical standards-          High sense of responsibility and flexibility-          Good communication, influencing, problem solving, presentation and negotiation skills at all levels-          High level of expertise-          Good organizational skills, initiative, performance and learning agility  
-          Bachelor’s degree in relevant field and Certified Accounts/Financial Professional-          Additional qualification of company secretary (CS) will be highly desired although not essential; knowledge of legal matters-          Minimum 7 years’ experience on similar role and 3 years on a senior management role-          Ability to analyse financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections to the Managing Director and Board of management-          Working knowledge of short and long term budgeting and forecasting, rolling budgets, and product-line profitability analysis.-          Professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.-          IT knowledge regarding MS Office and SAP system.-          Fluent in English, German optional.
 Please indicate current and expected gross salary on CV Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Deadline for application 21st May 2021 at 5pm.Note  This is a Senior Management role and will require occasional official travelThe company will offer an attractive remuneration package and annual performance bonus on achievement of performance targetsThe successful candidate shall be expected to report on 1st July 2021.    

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