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Finance Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

Position: Finance Manager
Location: Nairobi
Industry: NGO
Our client, a social venture that aims to set a new standard for maternity care in East Africa while combining business and clinical innovations to provide affordable Maternity and Reproductive Health Services to low-income urban women is urgently seeking to recruit a Finance Manager.
Job Summary: As a member of the Management team, the Finance Manager will be responsible for leading the organization in developing financial and accounting strategy, policies, systems and processes, tax and regulatory requirements and financial controls, ongoing financial modelling, supply chain management and annual business plan.
The position will be responsible for prudent financial and supply chain management ensuring effective and continuous improvement of financial and procurement control systems, procedure and policies of the Organization to achieve our client’s goals and objectives.
The post-holder will also be required to ensure maintenance of accurate financial records, timely availability and reliability of financial information and reports, effective cost control and utilization of resources.
Duties and Responsibilities
Financial Management & Reporting
·         Responsible for leading the development and review of annual financial plans, budgets & targets with other departments, preparation of accurate monthly financial reports as well as oversee and be responsible for proper maintenance of all books of accounts;
·         Manage, review and ensure accuracy and approval of statutory returns for payroll, domestic taxes, etc.
·         Set up and continuously evaluate internal control systems in line with changing demands, and ensure they are appropriately designed to serve the best interest of our client.
·         Evaluate audit findings, draw comparisons and analyse data obtained for evidence of deficiencies in controls, duplication of effort, extravagance, fraud or lack of compliance with organisation’s policies and government regulations
·         Ensuring the asset register is continuously updated and that all assets are tagged.
·         Monitoring depreciation of assets and monitoring to ensure that this is in line with their expected useful life
·         Provide business intelligence, analysis, and recommendations based on monthly management reports.
·         Responsible for financial modeling, pricing new services, evaluating cost-effectiveness, evaluating impact of strategic decisions on our client’s business model, and financial sustainability as we grow.
·         Evaluate investments for new clinics and scale-up models, for bringing new services to the market, and ensuring that our maternity revenues are growing fast enough to sustained and scale.
·         Strengthen technology systems and oversee implementation and deployment of enterprise software and technology to help our billing, point of sale, inventory management, and potentially ERP.
·         Strengthen Financial Information Systems

Supply Chain Management
·         Responsible for competitive acquisition of quality goods and services, proper dispatch, while ensuring cost control and good supplier relationship
·         Develop, facilitate, implement, monitor and review procurement plans, inventory management and contract management.
·         Coordinate the internal monitoring and evaluation of supply chain function to ensure compliance with procurement laws, regulations, and practices
·         Audit Management
·         Asset Management

Team Development and Management
·         Manage employee performance in your finance team e.g. Weekly/monthly continuous performance discussions and provision of feedback
·         Develop the next leadership bench in your team through identifying and working with HR in developing your team’s talent potential e.g. coach, mentor and facilitate development of direct reports.
Financial Management & Reporting
·         Responsible for leading the development and review of annual financial plans, budgets & targets with other departments, preparation of accurate monthly financial reports as well as oversee and be responsible for proper maintenance of all books of accounts;
·         Manage, review and ensure accuracy and approval of statutory returns for payroll, domestic taxes, etc.
·         Set up and continuously evaluate internal control systems in line with changing demands, and ensure they are appropriately designed to serve the best interest of our client.
·         Evaluate audit findings, draw comparisons and analyse data obtained for evidence of deficiencies in controls, duplication of effort, extravagance, fraud or lack of compliance with organisation’s policies and government regulations
·         Ensuring the asset register is continuous updated and that all assets are tagged.
·         Monitoring depreciation of assets and monitoring to ensure that this is in line with their expected useful life.

Strategic Financial Guidance
·         Provide business intelligence, analysis, and recommendations based on monthly management reports.
·         Responsible for financial modeling, pricing new services, evaluating cost-effectiveness, evaluating impact of strategic decisions on our client’s business model, and financial sustainability as we grow.
·         Evaluate investments for new clinics and scale-up models, for bringing new services to the market, and ensuring that our maternity revenues are growing fast enough to sustained and scale.
·         Strengthen Financial Information Systems

Supply Chain Management
·         Responsible for competitive acquisition of quality goods and services, proper dispatch, while ensuring cost control and good supplier relationship
·         Develop, facilitate, implement, monitor and review procurement plans, inventory management and contract management.
·         Coordinate the internal monitoring and evaluation of supply chain function to ensure compliance with procurement laws, regulations, and practices
·         Audit Management
·         Asset Management

Team Development and Management
·         Manage employee performance in your finance team e.g. Weekly/monthly continuous performance discussions and provision of feedback
·         Develop the next leadership bench in your team through identifying and working with HR in developing your team’s talent potential e.g. coach, mentor and facilitate development of direct reports.

Qualifications and Experience
·         Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance. CPA-K or equivalent
·         Master’s degree will be an added advantage
·         Over 5 years’ experience in financial strategic planning and budgeting
·         A person with a proven track record & unquestionable integrity
·         Excellent analytics and experience with financial statements, QuickBooks, and Excel
·         Highly resourceful, independent, and self-starting
·         Easy-going enough to work in a fluid start up environment in Nairobi
·         Ability to communicate findings compellingly to colleagues and advisors
·         Interest in global health
To apply, send your CV and cover letter only to jobs@linkarkconsultants.com before close of business 15th May, 2017.
Clearly indicate the position applied for and expected salary on the subject line.
NB: Linkark Consultants Ltd does not charge candidates for job placement.

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