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Swift Human Resource Consultants Kenya Job Adverts: Finance Manager, Project Manager and Assistant Project Manager/Project Leader

Our client is a large retail software solutions, smart card system and terminal based integration service provider in East Africa with over ten yrs presence in the market and has cut a niche for itself as a state of the art IT and business transformation solutions provider, emerging as one of the top 100 SME companies in Kenya, are looking to fill in the positions below:
1. Finance Manager 
Note: 
Only candidates who are ASIANS will be considered for this particular position (client’s request)
Responsibilities:
  • Providing and interpreting financial information;
  • Monitoring and interpreting cash flows and predicting future trends;
  • Analyzing change and advising accordingly;
  • Researching and reporting on factors influencing business perfomance.
  • Developing financial management mechanisms that minimize financial risk;

  • Conducting reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities;
  • Managing the company's financial accounting, monitoring and reporting systems;
  • Liaising with auditors to ensure annual monitoring is carried out;
  • Developing external relationships with appropriate contacts i.e. auditors, bankers and statutory organizations such as KRA;
  • Producing accurate financial reports to specific deadlines;
  • Managing budgets;
  • Arranging new sources of finance for the company's debt facilities;
  • Supervising departmental staff;
  • Keeping abreast of changes in financial regulations and legislation.
  • Generate and manage payroll administration, implementation of internal controls.
  • Make regular reports to senior management on income, expenditure and any variations from budgets.
  • Act as cheque signatory for and authorize expenditure up to limits as agreed by the board of directors
  • Identify and implement plans with the assistance of the human resource manager for department training and development needs.
  • Review collection reports to determine the status of collections and the amounts of outstanding balances.
  • Manage the accounting function for the sister – distributor - company
Knowledge and Skills:
  • Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning and resource allocation.
  • Knowledge of the law and government regulations.
  • Knowledge of capital raising strategies that support a firm’s expansion.
  • Monitor cash flows and trends.
  • Knowledge of the training requirements in the financial department that assist in creation of a training programme.
  • Keenness of detail that allows for easy detection of errors or problems resulting in quick rectification.
  • Ability to assess individual as well as team performance.
Work Abilities:
  • Ensure continual teamwork within the department.
  • Ensure integrity and honesty when performing duties at all times.
  • Ability to take on responsibilities and challenges.
  • Ensure team motivation is maintained while offering direction and guidance.
  • Delegate work to other individuals within the team.
Qualification
  • ACCA and/or CPA qualified
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting/Business/Commerce or Economics
  • Masters degree in any of the above would be an added advantage
  • 5 years’ experience in a mid-sized corporate entity, preferably an IT company
  • Experience in the implementation of ERP/Accounting systems and in performing internal audit services
  • Experience in formulating and executing debt collection strategies in ICT industry will be an added advantage
2. Project Manager
  • Min. 5 to Max 8 years exp in MS Technologies (VB, Vb.Net, ASP.Net), Java with Internet/Ecommerce Background, SQL Server/Oracle Database with Operating Systems Windows 2005/2008/Linux Server and on XP, Vista, Windows 7 Desktop operating system.
  • Manage multiple projects and team
  • Client Management and Interaction
  • Requirement Gathering, GAP Analysis, Documentation, Review and Control
  • Project Planning, Schedules, Estimations, Forecasting, Risk Management
  • Monitoring Project Progress and Performance
  • Team building, Mentoring, Team management and leadership skills
  • Good experience on Windows and Web Based Portal Systems
  • Should have hands on exp in VB, .Net, ASP.Net, Core Java and J2EE technologies with Web 2.0/3.0
  • Experience on Smart Card, Bio-Metric Finger Print based applications.
  • Comply with Quality standards and the Quality Management system of the company
  • Able to work well both independently and with the team to ensure quality and timely delivery.
  • Bachelor or Master Degree in IT/Computers (B.Tech/M.Tech/MCA).
  • PMP, Microsoft, Sun, Oracle Certificate will be an added value
  • At least 5+ years of Total Experience and 2+ Years as a Project Manager
3. Assistant Project Manager/Project Leader
  • Min. 4 to Max 6 years exp in MS Technologies, Java Internet/Ecommerce Background, SQL Server, Oracle Database, Server Operating Systems on Windows and Linux and on XP, Vista, Win 7 Desktops.
  • Manage multiple tasks/projects and team
  • Client Management and Interaction
  • Requirements Gathering, GAP Analysis, Documentation and Control
  • Project Planning, Schedules, Estimations, Forecasting, Risk Management
  • Monitoring Project Progress and Performance and Reporting to PM
  • Team management and leadership skills
  • Good experience on Windows and Web Based Portal Systems
  • Should have hands on exp in VB, .Net, ASP.Net, Core Java and J2EE technologies with Web 2.0/3.0
  • Experience on Smart Card, Bio-Metric Finger Print based applications
  • Comply with Quality standards and the Quality Management system of the company
  • Able to work well both independently and with the team to ensure quality and timely delivery
  • Bachelor or Master Degree in IT/Computers (B.Tech/M.Tech/MCA).
  • PMP, Microsoft, Sun, Oracle Certificate will be an added value
  • At least 4+ years of Total Experience and 2+ Years as a PL
Good remuneration with benefits to be discussed

If you meet the above, kindly send your application along with an up-to-date CV with telephone contacts for three professional referees to info@swifthr.org including your daily telephone contact, current net salary and your expectation.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Deadline is 31st July 2010

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