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Group Chief Finance Officer Job in Kenya

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Chief Finance Officer 


Our client, Chai Bora Limited, ¡s a market leader in beverages in Tanzania and the East Africa region and is part of the TransCentury Group.

They are seeking to recruit a Chief Finance Officer (CFO).

Reporting to the Managing Director (MD) and based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, the CFO will primarily be responsible for heading the financial functions of the company.

Key duties and responsibilities:
  • Provide financial advice and guidance to the MD and the Board and participate ¡n strategic and financial planning;
  • Research, prepare and submit the annual budget and report on all financial matters;
  • Manage accounting, financial and payroll information systems and maintain full and accurate accounting records;
  • Prepare tender documents and administer contracts;
  • Approving the Chart of Accounts and maintaining commitment controls;
  • Establish and maintain cash controls and monitor departmental spending and recommend corrective actions;
  • Manage investments and reserves;
  • Establish and maintain internal controls to ensure compliance with financial legislation policies and procedures; and
  • Manage and evaluate performance of finance department staff and provide training and development opportunities.
Person specification:
  • A Bachelors degree in a business related field and a professional accounting qualification such as a CPA or ACCA;
  • A Masters in Business Administration (MBA) and/or a Company Secretarial qualification such as a CPS will be an added advantage;
  • At least Seven (7) years’ working experience in a financial or accounting related position, five (5) of which should have been in a senior position. Experience in a secretarial designation will be an added advantage;
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal and team building skills;
  • Well-developed accounting, analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Effective verbal, listening and written communications skills; and
  • Proficiency in computers including the ability to operate and manage computerized financial and payroll information systems, spreadsheet, word processing programs and email.
Please submit your application with a detailed CV, quoting reference number CB/CFO/11/11, stating your current position, remuneration, telephone contacts and names and addresses of three referees. 

To be considered your application must be received by 9 December 2011 addressed to:

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