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Finance Manager and International Sales Manager Jobs in Kenya

We are a leading producer, marketer and distributor of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in Kenya and in the Region.

Our ongoing expansion has opened new opportunities within the Eastern Africa Region and beyond.

In order to maintain our leadership in the industry, we are inviting applications from suitable candidates for the positions listed below:

Finance Manager

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the holder of this position will be responsible for:

  • Timely preparation of financial and management accounts for decision making.
  • Full tax compliance in accordance with international accounting standards.
  • Oversee and manage effective implementation of the set Key results areas in Finance.
  • Liaise with external auditors in preparation of management Accounts and implement their recommendations as per the management letter.
  • Prepare corporate budget by consolidating departmental budget.
  • Implementation of budgetary control process to ensure adherence of the set budget.
  • Preparation of yearly Performance targets for performance contracting with the Government and submitting of quarterly and yearly performance reports.
  • Monitor and generate management reports on treasury performance and advise the Board on adequacy of existing banking facility.
  • Facilitate effective Stock management by advising management on the same through the various management committees
  • Facilitate risk control assessments in prevention of frauds through implementation of appropriate internal controls.
  • Adhere to the Corporate Strategy and conducting performance review of the same.
  • Ensuring compliance with ISO 9001:2000 requirements.
  • Overall supervision of department staff.
  • Business related degree specializing in Accounting or Finance.
  • Qualified holder of CPA (K) or ACCA with at least 6 years post qualification experience.
  • A Masters degree in Business will be an added advantage.
  • A registered member of ICPAK.
  • Computer literate with hands on experience in use of an Enterprise Resource Planning tool (ERP)
  • At least six (6) years working experience with at least three (3) years being in a Managerial position in a FMCG environment.
  • Good planner, organizer and effective decision maker.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills.
  • A Masters Degree in Business
Exports and International Sales Manager

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the holder of this position will be responsible for growth of sales and increasing the company’s presence in the Region and beyond and also manage subsidiaries, exports business and the duty free business by providing leadership and implementing appropriate strategies.

Specifically, the successful candidate will be responsible for:-
  • Management and execution of export orders.
  • Ensuring all specified terms and conditions of export orders are met and that documentation is as per the requirements i.e. export licences, customs declarations and packaging, shipping and conveyance of products.
  • Managing the exports process of the Company products in accordance with the organizational policies and procedures and to comply with international law and other requirements.
  • Maintaining information on import-export tariffs, licenses and restrictions.
  • Negotiating contracts with foreign sales and distribution centres to establish outlets.
  • Directing department staff to expedite export correspondence, bid requests and credit collections.
  • Ensuring that customers are updated on order processing and loadings.
  • Ensuring subsidiary supplies are well managed.
  • Budget preparation, execution and control.
  • Following up with the Finance Department to ensure transit bonds cancellations.
  • Conducting new market surveys and analysis of information to facilitate market retention and penetration.
  • Ensuring compliance with ISO 9001:2000 requirements.
  • Overall supervision of department staff.
Qualifications and Competencies
  • First degree in Business related studies or social sciences from a recognized institution. Holders of a degree in international business or MBA will have an added advantage.
  • Must possess strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must possess strong skills in marketing and sales management.
  • Must have ability to set, implement and achieve goals, objectives and targets for different sales.
  • Must have the ability to plan, motivate and control staff and activities in line with their duties.
  • Self-motivated and ability to achieve set goals.
  • Prepared to travel extensively.
  • Team player.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Must have a minimum of six (6) years marketing and sales experience in a senior management position.
  • Multilingual skills including English, Swahili and French is desirable.
If you believe you are the right candidate for the above position and can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the qualifications given, please submit your application indicating the reference number below with a detailed CV, current position, remuneration, qualification and names & addresses of three references, to reach us not later than February 11th, 2011.

DNA 862
P.O Box 49010-00100,

We are an equal opportunity employer.

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