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Finance Analyst Job in Nairobi Kenya

Our client, and an IT Firm based in Nairobi is looking to recruit a Corporate Finance Analyst

The ideal candidate MUST have experience in the big 4 or boutique investment firms.

Key Responsibilities;
  • Work with the CEO to create strategic growth plans.
  • To raise the equity and working capital needed to implement these plans.
  • Lead and work on structuring equity instruments to raise capital.
  • Liaise with large institutional investors to create a pipeline of investors.
  • Negotiate with large debtors and banks.
  • Support with tax strategy.
  • Manage financial reporting for investors and the board of directors.
  • Support in budgeting and other finance functions.
  • Drive strategic improvements to a global operation, ie country-specific tax-efficient structures.
  • Maintenance of global inventory.
  • Evaluate and engage with advisors as needed.
  • Participate in risk management and legal reviews.
Qualifications;
  • Master's degree and bachelors in accounting, finance, business administration, or equivalent.
  • Five years minimum work experience in corporate finance.
  • Investment banking or strategic consulting experience.
  • Work experience in a multinational company, preferably with operations in Africa.
  • Strong investment banking experience specifically in mergers and acquisitions.
  • Good network in the private equity space.
  • Understand deal structuring from a sell side perspective.
  • Advanced proficiency in accounting software tools, including Quickbooks.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and financial modelling expertise.
  • Ability to manage a global, multi-cultural team of finance and accounting staff.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and collaborative nature.
  • Ability and drive to work independently, solution-oriented.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills (English).
Monthly gross salary: Competitive depending on experience

Deadline:
 30th August 2016    

Applications:

To apply, please follow the link: 

Summit Recruitment & Search, 
Blixen Court, Karen Road,
Karen


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