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Cost Analyst Job Vacancy in Kenya

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Director Technical / IT office within the Technology Division.

In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:

Cost Analyst
Ref:TECHNOLOGY_CA_August 2011

Reporting to the Director Technical/IT, the job holder will prepare, monitor, report and manage Technical and IT budgets & costs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare, analyse and report the Annual detailed budget for the division including reviews of the numbers at the different company-wide planning cycles;
  • Define and update the cost drivers and prepare the long range plans for the division;
  • Prepare a database for all the technical projects with all the milestones;
  • Keep track of all the network elements for financial reporting and ensure inclusion of all the network elements into cell base;
  • Management of all budget transfers for the division with documented justifications;
  • Analyse expenditures of the departments to ensure that all expenses are within the annual budget or any other target expenditure account;
  • Analyse OPEX costs and provide the necessary actions plans after the analysis.
Minimum requirements
  • An undergraduate degree in Bachelor of Commerce, Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or in any other related field;
  • 2-3 years accounting experience in an international or well run company in corporate reporting for financial and management information;
  • Experience in handling budgets and forecasts;
  • Demonstrate analytical skills and ability to monitor and explain trends and variances;
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines;
  • Highly computer literate with experience of a computerized accounting system preferably with Oracle applications;
  • Ability to analyze processes and systems for enhancement of efficiencies and performance;
  • Ability to relate well with both internal and external customers and work in teams.
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and posses the necessary qualification and experience please send your resume and application letter indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title to the address below.

The deadline for application is Friday 12th August 2011.

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Safaricom Ltd

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