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Regional Finance Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

Job Title: Regional Finance Manager 

Number of Positions Open:

Reports To:
 Regional General Manager


Closing Date:
 Open Until Filled


Our client is is an award-winning company that designs and distributes solar and other products for sale to low-income people in developing countries around the world.

They are at the forefront of a new generation of triple-bottom-line businesses that target profitability while also creating important social, environmental and economic benefits for its shareholders and consumers.

We are looking for an individual who will be responsible for the application of recognised accounting principles and procedures to ensure sound financial management of the TS East Africa region, deliver accurate and timely financial information and appropriate accounting controls to safeguard company assets.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Ensure accurate and appropriate accounting and control of all Revenues, Expenditures and other Financial transactions in accordance with company policies
  • Prepare financial statements and reports to meet the published Finance timetable, reporting on key variances from plan
  • Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted International Accounting policies and procedures
  • Manage and control all Regional Budget and Forecasting activities
  • Lead the Regional financial Audit programme, liaising with company Auditors
  • Lead and manage appropriate Compliance programmes, ensuring all Regional Taxation and Regulatory issues are effectively covered
  • Develop and maintain Regional financial systems in conjunction with Group FC
  • Plan, prepare and effectively manage the Regional Financial Audit
  • Continuously develop and improve all systems and processes
  • Mentor the personal and professional development of the Regional Accountant
Skills and Requirements

  • Accounting qualification and relevant degree, or equivalent
  • A minimum of 2 years post-degree or qualification experience in a similar role
  • Experience of IFRS, and accepted accounting principles
  • Knowledge of applicable legal and taxation regulations
  • Knowledge and experience of relevant computer applications
  • Strong work ethic and a sense of urgency in solving problems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, as well as the ability to communicate in local languages
  • Previous experience in Inventory control, or a distribution-based business
  • Departmental/ Project accounting experience
  • Knowledge of auditing practices and principles
  • Experience in high growth commercial enterprises
  • Ability to add value in terms of Financial reporting
How to Apply

Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CV’s, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and email address by:

Sending CV

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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