Financial Analyst Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Financial Analyst

Hiring Organization: Ecolab
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Chemical
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES Competitive
Date Posted: 01/09/2024

With annual sales of $15 billion, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. Our 49,000 associates help make the world cleaner, safer and healthier by delivering critical insights and innovative solutions to help our customers achieve clean water, safe food, abundant energy and healthy environments at nearly three million customer locations in more than 170 countries.

Our innovative products and services touch virtually every aspect of daily life and are used in hospitals, hotels, restaurants, schools, manufacturing plants, refineries and other locations throughout the world. Many of the world’s most recognizable brands rely on Ecolab to help ensure operational efficiencies, product integrity and brand reputation.

When you come to work at Ecolab, you get to take on some of the world’s most meaningful challenges – and have the opportunity to learn and grow, shape your career, make an impact and quickly see the importance of your work.

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What’s in it For You:

  • The opportunity to take on some of the world’s most meaningful challenges, helping customers achieve clean water, safe food, abundant energy and healthy environments.
  • The ability to make an impact and shape your career with a company that is passionate about growth.
  • Support an organization that believes it is vital to include and engage diverse people, perspectives and ideas to achieve our best.

What You Will Do:

  • Support the process for the definition of corporate objectives and tactics in co-operation with corporate and regional management and ensure the overall process realization for yearly and periodical financial planning
  • Steer the local process for yearly and periodical financial planning in co-operation with the business units in line with regional objectives.
  • Monitor the performance of systems to ensure the availability of East Africa data analysis and needed information (routine financial reporting and special project) to support decision making processes.
  • Critically evaluate business performance and trends across all East African countries and contribute to development of respective actions.
  • Capable of performing detailed financial analysis including advanced financial modeling, profitability analysis, return on investment/discounted cash flow analysis, monitoring business issues and impact to bottom line.
  • Heavy involvement in helping Finance Manager budget and re-forecast operations / finance of the company. To design and execute the test scenarios and test scripts.
  • Day to day management of change requests in relation to the project plans to ensure agreed timelines are met.
  • Perform various analytical functions, including analyzing proposed introduction of new products, etc. and provide actionable insights.

Position Details:

Candidate must reside in: Nairobi

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree in Business Field – Finance/Commerce
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Knowledge ERP systems
  • Professional training in accounts CPA (II)
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar industry
  • No Immigration Sponsorship available for this opportunity

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent decision making and analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaborate in a team environment
  • Meticulous and able to follow instructions of a detailed and technical nature
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Process oriented, adaptable, reliable, flexible and approachable
  • Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Ecolab is committed to fair and equal treatment of associates and applicants and furthering the principles of Equal Opportunity to Employment. Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, and disabled individuals at all levels of the workforce. We will recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement based on individual qualifications and job performance. In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, Ecolab will not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, or disability.

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