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Finance Manager Job in Kenya

Our client, a Micro-finance Bank in Nairobi is seeking to a hire a Finance Manager.

Overall Purpose of the Job
Responsible for the financial health of a company or organization. In charge of producing financial reports and developing strategies based on financial research. Provides guidance to senior executives in making sound business decisions in the long and short terms

Responsibilities
·         Monitors the day-to-day financial operations within the company, such as payroll, invoicing, and other transactions
·         Oversees financial department employees, including financial assistants and accountants
·         Contracts outside services for tax preparation, auditing, banking, investments, and other financial needs as necessary
·         Tracks the company’s financial status and performance to identify areas for potential improvement
·         Researches and analyses financial reports and market trends and establishes methods for minimizing financial risk to the company
·         Provides insightful information and expectations to senior executives to aid in long-term and short-term decision making
·         Reviews financial data and prepares monthly and annual reports
·         Presents financial reports to board members, stakeholders, executives and clients in formal meetings
·         Stays up to date with technological advances and accounting software to be used for financial purposes
·         Establishes and maintains financial policies and procedures for the company
·         Understands and adheres to financial regulations and legislation
·         Develops financial management mechanisms that minimize financial risk and conduct reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities
·         Monitors and interprets cash flows and predicts future trends through analyzing change and advising accordingly
·         Any other duty as assigned
Qualifications
·         Degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics
·         Holder of CPA(K)
·         Proven experience as a Financial Manager
·         Experience in the financial sector with previous possible roles such as financial analyst
·         Extensive understanding of financial trends both within the company and general market patterns
·         Proficient user of finance software
·         Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
·         Able to manage, guide and lead employees to ensure appropriate financial processes are being used
·         A solid understanding of financial statistics and accounting principles
·         Working knowledge of all statutory legislation and regulations
·         Candidates with master’s qualifications will have an added advantage
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates to send their CVs to vacancies@peoplefoco.co.ke to reach us by 27th April 2019. Clearly indicate “Finance Manager” on the email subject.

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