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Finance and Administration Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

Our client is a deposit taking microfinance which aims at supporting small enterprises to grow their businesses. 

They are currently looking for a Finance and administration Manager

Reporting To: CEO

Job Purpose Statement:
 To ensure best practice in financial, human resource and administrative management of the organization in order to maximize efficiency and growth.

 Based at the head office

 Reports directly to the CEO.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Responsible for the overall good maintenance of accounting books and systems. As such s/he will sanction all transactions posted in the accounting MIS.
  • To ensure compliance with organizational and statutory financial policy requirements
  • Prepare monthly and annual reports
  • Make recommendation for update of financial policy and procedures as necessary.
  • Responsible for CBK reporting and timeliness in returns submission.
  • In consultation with the CEO, maintain and operate bank accounts of the organization so as to ensure efficient management of the organization’s financial resources,
  • Forecast cash flow requirements and initiate interbank transfers to meet cash needs.
  • Prepare bank reconciliation statements to keep track of balances
  • In consultation with the CEO and heads of department, the FAM is to ensure preparation and maintenance of organization’s financial forecast and more particularly
  1. Annual budget of the organization
  2. Annual budget variance
  3. Five year business plan
  • Responsible for the design of procurement policies and procedures as well as their enforcement.
  • To deal with rent commitments, office furniture/equipment, utilities, sanitation, security and transport. 
  • Responsible for regular servicing of equipment and therefore will deal with external customers such as Auditors, banks, landlords, suppliers and service providers.
  • Perform any other relevant duties as may be assigned by CEO and Executive Committee   
  • Hold a Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounts, Business Administration or related field.
  • Be a qualified Certified Public Accountant or its equivalent.
  • Have a minimum of six (6) years’ experience in a Finance Department in a bank or a financial institution regulated by Central Bank of Kenya (CBK), with proven result track record.
  • Understand the Banking Act, the CBK Prudential Guidelines and general laws related to Banking.
  • High levels of professionalism and professional development.
  • Management and leadership ability: Have excellent interpersonal and people management skills.
  • Computer skills: Adept in use of Ms Word, Excel, Access, power-point, Internet and email.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • Finance officers/assistants
  • Head office support and non-support staffs
Working Contacts:
  • Internal- with all departments in the Head Office and the branch network.
  • External- Customers, suppliers, Government Institutions.
Application Procedure
Please send your updated CV in WORD FORMAT to by 22nd June 2015. 

On the subject line please indicate what position you are applying for and within the email please indicate you current salary and expected salary. 

Please note that our client is willing to pay between Kshs 150,000 to Kshs 200,000, anybody earning more than that need not apply.

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