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Business and Finance Manager: Africa Now – Ethical Business Services (EBS) Jobs in Kenya

Africa Now – Ethical Business Services (EBS) is currently looking for an experienced Business and Finance Manager based in Nairobi.

Reporting to the Regional Representative/Director, key responsibilities will include:

  • Develop effective internal operational and financial controls for EBS for use by the head office in Nairobi, regional offices in North and Southern Africa, and associates across the continent.
  • Establish a management accounts system to support the growth strategy.
  • Control and maintain the Quality Assurance System within EBS and ensure its procedures are followed at all levels.
  • Overall management of EBS finances and administration, responsible for contracts with clients and consultants, invoicing, payments to associates, financial reporting, cashflow and credit control.
  • Developing financial controls and reporting systems for overseas offices such as Egypt and South Africa, and associate teams in places such as Madagascar.
  • Ensuring compliance with regulatory issues
  • Supervise the Humans Resources function within EBS.

Qualifications

  • First degree in commerce, accountancy or finance
  • Qualification as a CPA(K) Certified Public Accountant
  • MBA an additional advantage.

Experience

  • At least seven years of full-time experience in finance, accounting or related field, including three years financial management experience
  • Experience of supervising Quality management Systems in an international environment
  • Strong experience in Business or Organisation management
  • Experience in strategic planning, budgeting control, financial analysis and risk management
  • Experience of hands on use of various accounting computer packages
  • Experience of long distance supervision of finances and multi currency accounts
  • Strong experience of financial reporting, including the ability to prepare financial statements such as cashflow forecasts and profit and loss statements.

A full job description can be obtained from www.africanow.org/home/vacancies

To apply please send a CV and a letter of application to nairobi @ africanow.org by 4th March 2010.

Interviews will be held in Nairobi week commencing 8th March 2010.

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