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Finance Manager Job in Kenya

A leading Insurance Company in Kenya, renowned for its innovative, reliable, affordable and unmatched motor insurance services is looking for a motivated and qualified professional to fill the position below:

Finance Manager

Reporting to the Managing Director, this role will provide leadership to the finance and underwriting departments and will ensure the company has effective financial systems and internal controls and oversee processes including but not limited to budgeting, financial analyses and reporting.

Responsibilities
  • Participate in developing the company’s corporate strategy and implement operational policies and corporate plans;
  • Develop the annual budget and ensure it is aligned with the company’s strategic and operational plans;
  • Evaluate and improve the accounting system to enhance functionality of financial management and reporting;
  • Review and constantly improve workflows, accounting policies and procedures to ensure accuracy and effectiveness;
  • Strengthen internal controls and ensure compliance with set policies and procedures;
  • Advise management on treasury related matters;
  • Make recommendations for cost savings and expense rationalization;
  • Prepare audit schedules and liaise with external auditors and all other regulators for periodic audits and inspections;
  • Manage the acquisition of capital assets, ensure they are properly tagged, amortized and disposed appropriately;
  • Establish rapport with bankers, fund managers, regulators and other stakeholders;
  • Accurate preparation and timely submission of returns and payments to the tax authorities, Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA) and all other relevant statutory and regulatory bodies;
  • Document and maintain complete and accurate supporting information for all financial transactions;
  • Train and direct staff in accordance with the established standards and company policy; and
  • Prepare accurate and timely financial and management reports and present them to management and the Board.

Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelors degree in Commerce, Finance, Accounting, Business or equivalent;
  • MBA in Finance will be an added advantage;
  • Certified Public Accountant , CPA (K) or equivalent;
  • Must have worked for at least ten (10) years after attaining the above qualifications in a busy commercial environment, seven (7) of which must be at senior management level;
  • Experience in the insurance industry and external audit experience would be an added advantage; and
  • Have excellent leadership skills, integrity and a can-do attitude.

Individuals who meet the above requirements should send their applications to the address/email below stating their current and expected salary, along with a detailed CV, testimonials and copies of their academic documents to reach us on or before 1st August 2014 to:

HR & Admin. Manager
P.O. Box 40863-00100 GPO
Nairobi


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