Finance & Supply Chain Manager Job in Kenya

Our Client, Danone Nutricia Africa & Overseas, Kenya Branch is a French multinational corporation.
It has four business lines: Fresh Dairy, Waters, Early Life Nutrition and Medical Nutrition.
They are seeking to recruit a highly ambitious candidate to fill in the following position in their Nairobi office:
Finance & Supply Chain Manager
Reporting to the Regional Manager for English Speaking Africa, the Finance & Supply Chain Manager position will be responsible for driving business performance and shareholders sustainable value creation, and ensuring the financial reliability of business processes, valuation & accounting.
The job holder will also ensure an optimized business planning process from short to long term forecast and providing a constantly up-dated vision of the business profitability & cash flows (short & long term) while managing the business risk.
Principal Accountabilities:
·         Planning and preparing annual budget, rolling forecasts and latest estimates
·         Assessing & managing all the business risks in coordination with the support team
·         Ensuring the company accounting compliance with IFRS rules, local legislation and group rules
·         Coordinating and elaborating the annual statements & reports to the legal and fiscal entities
·         Planning and supporting the internal and external audits
·         Co-ordinating monthly S&OP meetings with Demand Planning, Sales & Medical Marketing
·         Actively participating to manage to stock levels in different countries
·         Monitoring Sell in vs. Sell out in the different countries and advising the management of any risks/ opportunities in the countries
·         Formulating of price structures and informing management on any changes in the value chain
Key Skills and Qualifications:
·         Bachelor’s degree in any relevant field
·         Professional Qualification – CPA (K)/ ACCA
·         A minimum of 7 years’ relevant experience; at least 5 years in a managerial position
·         Experience in change/transition programs
·         Excellent Finance and IS system knowledge and IAS & IFRS regulations
·         Proven experience in giving continued financial advice to the leadership team
·         Project management and value chain understanding
·         Excellent team leadership skills, communication, organization and presentation skills
·         French is an added advantage
Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to by 25th November 2016 stating their current and expected remuneration, daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.