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Finance Manager Job in Kenya

Finance Manager
Managing the organization’s financial accounting and reporting systems.
Answerable to the director.
Key financial controller.

  • Giving all Financial reports and presentations to the board of directors
  • Preparing reports and analyzing and evaluating financial performance data.
  • Developing and constructing long-term, strategic business plans.
  • Researching other factors that affect organizational performance.
  • Monitoring and analyzing competitor performance.
  • Researching and making recommendations on investment strategy.
  • Executing capital-raising campaigns to fund expansion and investment.
  • Creating monthly reports and cash flow projections to predict future trends and developments.
  • Revising business plan recommendations according to research findings and analysis.
  • Developing and overseeing financial management systems that operates at minimal risk.
  • Liaising with external auditing agencies, legal bodies and statutory organizations to ensure financial compliance.
  • Managing organizational borrowing and debt.
  • Managing the organization’s insurance budget.
  • providing and interpreting financial information;
  • monitoring and interpreting cash flows and predicting future trends;
  • Analyzing change and advising accordingly;
  • Formulating strategic and long-term business plans;
  • Researching and reporting on factors influencing business performance;
  • Analyzing competitors and market trends;
  • Developing financial management mechanisms that minimize financial risk;
  • Conducting reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities;
  • Managing a company's financial accounting, monitoring and reporting systems;
  • liaising with auditors to ensure annual monitoring is carried out;
  • Developing external relationships with appropriate contacts, e.g. auditors, solicitors, bankers and statutory organizations.
  • Producing accurate financial reports to specific deadlines;
  • managing budgets;
  • Arranging new sources of finance for a company's debt facilities;
  • supervising staff;
  • Keeping abreast of changes in financial regulations and legislation.
  • Prepare monthly analysis of cost of goods sold and operational expenses against prior year and budget, providing explanations and business solutions to help mitigate the risks.
  • Partner with Product Management and Purchasing Team in determining financial impact due to product cost reductions, new product roll out, etc. and prepare periodic forecasts to update management on projected results.
  • Analyze financial performance against key business metrics and document pertinent financial highlights that will enable management to determine progress against budgets.
  • Identify, investigate, and analyze potential operational improvement. As appropriate, based on findings make proposal for operational changes (policy, procedures, processes, etc.)
  • Perform all other duties as assigned and required.
  • 5 + years of experience in a similar position; experience in Administration preferred.
  • Masters degree in Finance
  • CPA(K)
  • Have a flare for numbers, work well with people, aggressively anticipate impacts of workload/issues to team deadlines and have a very positive work attitude including willing to work some longer hours during peak periods.
  • Strong experience in income statement analysis.
  • Advanced Excel skills, ability to work with lookups and pivot tables.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with Oracle Financial Analyzer or equivalent, and Business Intelligence, a plus.
  • Good in presentation skills
  • Strong organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Self motivated to learn new concepts and participate in new projects.

All applications to be emailed to and while indicating job title by 8th December 2014

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