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General Manager Finance Job in Kenya

Industrial Promotion Services (IPS) is dedicated to promoting private sector entrepreneurship and building economically sound enterprises in the developing world. 

IPS invests in projects within East Africa across a wide range of sectors, including: Food and Agro Processing, Printing and Packaging, Textiles, Leather processing, Pharmaceuticals, Power and Telecommunications

We are seeking applications from qualified candidates to fill the above mentioned position.

General Manager Finance

Position Summary: Responsible for leading and managing the Group Finance function, the General Manager’s key focus is the strategic alignment of the overall finance requirement and business strategy whilst implementing business plans and providing guidance on financial policies. 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
  • Prepare timely financial plans and forecasts at the Group Company level – IPS (K) and Project Companies.
  • Monitor budgetary requirements for Project Companies for their annual running.
  • Review accounts and challenge the performance of the Project Companies.
  • Ensure timely and efficient preparation of financial reports and meeting of reporting deadlines of the Project Companies as well as the Group Company.
  • Ensure compliance with taxation, capital, regulatory and statutory accounting requirements.
  • Ensure all Companies are adequately covered by relevant insurances.
  • Responsible for financial consolidations for the Group.
  • Assist in financial information for acquisitions and divestment.
  • Coordination with Corporate & Legal Department on Board Meeting/AGM.
  • Manage annual audits process for all Companies and negotiate audit fees for all group entities.
  • Assist in arranging for financing for the Group Company and the Project Companies.
  • Drive the project financing for all the infrastructure projects.
  • Directly responsible for the management and development of the finance teams at the Group Company and for each of the Project Companies.
Competency Profile:
  • Bachelors’ degree in Commerce; ideally with an ACCA/CA/CPA or related degree.
  • 10 years of overall professional experience; ideally 6+ years of broad financial and operations management experience.
  • The ideal candidate should have experience of final responsibility for the quality and content of all financial data, reporting and audit coordination for either a division or significant program area, and has previously overseen a human resources function.
  • A successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytic, organization and problem solving skills which support and enable sound decision making.
  • Exceptional communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
To Apply:
Applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees, telephone contact, e-mail address and copies of certificates and testimonials should be sent to the, 

Head of Human Resources, 
Industrial Promotions Services 
P. O. Box 30500-00100, 

or by email to / 

Deadline: May 9th 2016

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