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Financial Systems Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Our Client, BRITAM Holdings Limited is a diversified financial services group, listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange. 

The group offers a wide range of financial products and services in Insurance, Asset Management, Banking and Property. 

BRITAM has offices in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and South Sudan, and a presence in Mozambique, Malawi and Tanzania. 

They are seeking to recruit a highly ambitious candidate to fill in the following position in their Nairobi office:
 
Financial Systems Manager
 

The job holder will be responsible for executing relevant tasks required in the development and enhancement in the use of Oracle e-Business and related systems across the Company’s finance operations. 
 
Principal Accountabilities:
  • Designing  and documenting all the financial accounting, management accounting and reporting business processes aligned to the Oracle e-Business system
  • Identifying and implementing innovations in Finance processes to maximize benefit derived from the Oracle e-business system
  • Championing adoption and use of the Oracle e-Business system within the Company’s finance function
  • Supporting preparation of Company Financial reporting and analysis taking advantage of capabilities provided by the Oracle e-Business system
  • Collecting information and preparing written proposals for implementation of enhancements to the ERP usage
  • Collaborating with vendors and the internal IT department to design and implement enhancements to the ERP system
  • Championing and actively participating in projects designed to improve financial reporting systems, processes and controls across the Company
Key Skills and Qualifications:
  • Degree from a recognized University. IT qualification will be an added advantage
  • Qualified Accountant - CPA (K)/CIMA/ACCA/ACA or equivalent
  • A minimum of 4 years finance experience in an ERP environment;
  • Hands on experience working with an ERP application preferably Oracle e-Business
  • Experience in co-ordination of project activities from inception to completion
  • Thorough understanding of the International Financial Reporting Standards and experience in application and enforcement of the standards at the workplace
  • Proven ability to relate well with both internal and external customers and work in teams
  • Proactive, confident, self- drive for results with the ability to work under pressure and tight schedules/deadlines and with minimum supervision
  • Leadership skills and ability to train others and enhance their skills and competencies
  • Proven presentation skills
Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke by 31st March 2016 stating their current and expected remuneration, daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  

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