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Finance Manager Job Vacancy in Kenya

Finance Manager Vacancy 

Job Purpose:

Responsible for all financial management aspects of the Company’s operations. Provide leadership, direction and coordination on all financial issues in order to continuously drive the business to achieve excellence and optimal shareholder value.

Generic Duties:

  • Formulate sound financial and accounting strategy, policies, procedures and systems to ensure effective control and accountability.
  • Develop expenditure control systems, expenditure information and procedures and policies to ensure accountable spending of Group financial resources.
  • Design, implement and maintain sound financial policies that lead to good business practice.
  • Oversee and maintain adequate internal controls in line with the Company policy.
  • Monitor variances on the Company’s budgets and cash flows.
  • Prepare and produce quarterly and annual financial reports and monthly management & statutory accounts.
  • Supervise, evaluate, train and direct the work of Accountants and Accounts Assistants under you.
  • Ensure compliance with financial and accounting standards and regulations, in particular the IFRS and IAS reporting requirements.
  • Analyze business trend for input in the strategic development of the business.
  • Design strategies for overall optimization of the tax position of the Company ensuring no tax exposures but capitalizing on tax opportunities.
  • Ensure compliance to legal, tax and other statutory obligations.
  • Ensure full use of finance software to service business needs.
  • Ensure preparation of company annual budget in liaison with Head of Departments.
  • Monitoring of fixed asset schedule and control depreciation.
  • Supervise proper filing of all accounting documents.
  • Liaising with both Internal and External Auditors to ensure timely implementation of audit recommendations.
  • Develop and direct the implementation of strategic business and/or operational plans, projects, programs, and systems to meet the Group’s goals.
  • Plan and manage the function of acquisition of the Company’s property.
  • Carry out other roles as assigned from time to time.
Critical Skills: 
  • Analytical skills.
  • Financial skills.
  • Planning & organizational skills
  • Team playing skills
  • Good communication skills
Education Requirements: 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or other related area from a recognized University.
  • CPA(K) qualification.
  • A minimum of 4 years experience in a busy organization.
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge and experience in computerized accounting systems and tax procedures
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills
  • Ability to think strategically
If you meet the above criteria, and would like to be a part of the team, please send an application using the format below, with a detailed C.V stating your experience, with a list of at least 3 referees, day-time telephone numbers and email address to :- on or before Wednesday, November 9th, 2011. 

CPA Qualification:
Accounting Packages you are proficient in:
Current Position:
Present employer:
Previous Position:
Previous employer:
Total years of work experience:
Current Salary:
Desired Salary:
Why you are the right candidate for this position:

Only short listed candidates will be acknowledged

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