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Financial Controller Job in Kenya

Group Financial Controller

Almasi Beverages Ltd is a company which was born out of a merger of three Coca-Cola bottling companies of Rift Valley Bottlers, Kisii Bottlers and Mount Kenya Bottlers.

Almasi’s purpose is to increase shareholder value by manufacturing, packaging, distributing and selling Coca-Cola products. The company is currently integrating its operations to one seamless organization.

The company has an innovative Change strategy which focuses on strong distribution &  manufacturing, selling and building a strong and capable workforce.

Our new business architecture is that of a centralized Commercial function, devolved manufacturing and distribution for revenue generation and a strong centralized support function of HR, Finance, IT, Procurement, Risk; for the purpose of creating sharper focus, efficiency and effectiveness to enable us achieve a double digit growth in 2014 and beyond.

We shall deliver all these through close collaboration with Coca-Cola, our shareholders and other key stakeholders both externally and internally, including our people.

We believe to achieve this we shall need capable people deliver on the following roles:

Group Financial Controller

The Role

Based in Nairobi and reporting to the Chief Finance Officer, the role will support Almasi’s double digit growth vision by engaging and providing effective support to our three bottler operations.

Accountable for Business Control, Group reporting and Business Planning shall ensure accurate, reliable and timely consolidated financial reports supported by deep dive analysis.

The role will be in charge of the business planning process and follow up to ensure that the business delivers on its short term and long term financial goals; keeping a keen eye on business performance metrics to inform proactive management decisions.

Forecasting business cash cycle, ensuring adequate funding will be a key responsibility as well as developing the management reporting capabilities across the Group.

The Person

We are seeking a self starter who is proactive, analytical, driven and committed to success and can influence in a matrix environment.

This is a key role in Almasi that often involves assisting in areas other than finance.

He/She need have manufacturing experience, be versatile and willing to learn.

The person will have five years working experience with proven ability in business control, management analysis/reporting and /or due diligence investigations.

You will be travelling within Kenya to business operations’ located in Kisii, Mount Kenya and Rift Valley.

He/She will be a bachelor degree holder and CPA/ CFA/CIMA with high proficiency in MS office. FMCG and ERP experience will be an added advantage.

How to Apply

If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please submit your application letter and a CV detailing the suitability of your experience for the post and include daytime telephone contacts to quoting THE TITLE OF JOB on the subject line.

The closing date: 17th April 2014.

Full Job descriptions shall be sent to shortlisted candidates before the interview.

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