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Finance Manager Job Vacancy

Exciting Career Opportunities in the Democratic Republic of Congo
O’dumont Consulting is a professional consultancy firm domiciled in Kenya, African markets. Focusing on recruitment and Human Resource consultancy, we have managed to meet the needs of our candidates and clients, in both the NGO and commercial enterprises.
Our client, focusing on meeting Africa’s energy needs, seeks to engage a team of professionals who will oversee the execution of the company’s project in the Democratic Republic of Congo. 

The ideal candidates should be professionals in their respective fields, with vast international experience.
We welcome applications for the following position:
Finance Manager 

Reporting to the Project Manager, the Finance Manager will be charged with a strategic role of providing financial advice to management to enable formation of sound business decisions.

Specific Responsibilities
  • Managing the company’s financial accounting, monitoring and reporting systems
  • Ensuring financial reports comply with Financial Reporting Standards, and other statutory requirements
  • Preparing and managing department budget and review the consolidated budgets for approval
  • Working closely with IT department to ensure the accounting and reporting system remains effective and relevant at all times
  • Developing and implementing financial management mechanisms that will reduce and mitigate financial risks, and cut costs
  • Participate in project financial appraisals and viability exercise
  • Developing, proposing and implementing effective funding options for the company
  • Manage liquidity for profit optimization and smooth business operations
  • Approving payments and reviewing bank reconciliations to ensure accuracy of underlying records and prevent loss
  • Develop and maintain external relationships with various relevant stakeholders such as financial institutions, external auditors, and government
  • Researching and reporting on factors influencing business performance
  • In charge of staff in the finance department
  • Overseeing the extension of credit to customers
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by management from time to time, and relating to the roles of the profession
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or any other relevant discipline
  • ACCA, CPA (K), or any other relevant professional qualification
  • At least ten (10) years experience in a busy commercial environment, with five (5) years being in a senior position
  • Knowledge of Financial Reporting Standards
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong IT skills with hands on experience in the various accounting systems
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a challenging fast -paced environment
  • Maturity, professionalism, and a high level of discretion
  • Independent worker and analytical thinker with ability to conduct research, data analysis and resolve complex problems
  • A team leader/ player
  • High level of confidentiality and integrity
  • Knowledge of French language will be a plus
To the interested and qualified candidates
We invite energetic, dynamic, team oriented, and up to challenge candidates to forward their applications to by 31st July, 2015, attaching resume only, cover letter to form part of the email body. 

Resumes should detail qualifications, work experience, current position, telephone contact, email address, details of current salary, and the names and addresses of three referees whom we may contact. 

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

O’dumont Consulting is an equal opportunity employer.

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