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Finance & Administration Manager Job in Kenya

Our client, a digital agency offering flexible ICT web solutions in web design, web based Monitoring and Evaluation (M & E) systems and reporting tools, mobile web applications, domain registration, web hosting, social media and internet marketing and other web design services, is looking to fill the following position: 

 

Finance & Administration Manager
 
Reporting to the Managing Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for planning and oversight of all company financial operations. 

She/ he will assist in setting company priorities, strategic planning and operational responsibilities and supervise the administrative assistant and consultants and serve as a primary interface with the Board of Directors on financial and company administrative matters.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Manage all aspects of the Finance function including General Ledger, Fixed Assets, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Petty Cash, Bank Reconciliations etc
  • Oversee and lead annual budgeting and planning process in conjunction with the directors; administer and review all financial plans and budgets; monitor progress and changes and keep senior leadership team abreast of the organization’s financial status
  • Implement a robust contracts and financial management/ reporting system; ensure that the contract billing and collection schedule is adhered
  • Update and implement all necessary business policies and accounting practices
  • Oversee status of company investments; work with Investment Committee and make recommendations to management
  • Oversee administrative functions as well as facilities to ensure efficient and consistent operations as the organization scales.
  • Manage payroll and staff benefits including leave management and insurance covers (enrollments, terminations, renewal of policies)
  • Oversee office administrative functions. Ensure efficient provision of office services and the working environment.
  • Maintain good working relationships with vendors, banks, insurance brokers, investment brokers and external auditor
Required Qualifications, Skills and Attributes:   
  • Degree in Accounting , ideally with an MBA or related degree
  • CPA (K)
  • At least 7-10 years of overall professional experience; ideally 6+ years of broad financial and operations management experience
  • Ability to translate financial concepts to effectively collaborate with colleagues who do not necessarily have a finance background
  • Commitment to training programs that maximize individual and organization goals across the organization including best practices in human resources activities
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize and negotiate
  • Expert in QuickBooks.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and other software applications.
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills
  • Must have the ability to think and take decisions
  • Must be a team player and should be self motivated
  • Should possess excellent negotiation skills.
  • Should possess strong presentation skills.
How to Apply

Interested candidates should send their application and MUST indicate current/last salary and expected salary with a copy of their CV info@echelonhc.com  before 2nd April 2015. 


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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