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Finance & Administration Manager Job Vacancy in Kenya

Job Title: Finance & Administration Manager

Our client, a legal practice that is owner-managed with offices based in Nairobi, is seeking to fill the position of a Finance & Administration Manager.

Reporting to the Managing Partner, this role is responsible for all financial and fiscal management aspects of the legal firm’s operations.

It provides leadership and coordination in the administrative, operational, accounting and budgeting efforts of the company.

Financial Management:

  • Coordinate the establishment of sound financial policies and procedures in compliance with statutory regulations and standard operating procedures, monitor all expenses and budgets within the firm to ensure compliance with the set policies and procedures.
  • Ensure accurate and timely processing of all financial transactions, including raising invoices, banking of cheques/cash, and ensuring all payments are accurately reflected in the firm’s ledgers.
  • Oversee the preparation of management and statutory financial statements, reports and other financial documents.
  • Oversee and ensure safe custody of the firm’s financial information including all accounting books, registers and reports.
  • Coordinate relations with external auditors, tax and insurance regulatory authorities, ensuring compliance with all statutory provisions with respect to financial reporting.
  • Prepare operations budgets and business plans; ensure full implementation while managing and controlling expenses.
  • Ensure payments are received promptly from tenants and other clients. Follow up on collection of outstanding debts.
  • Supervise all direct reports in carrying out the firm’s day to day operations
  • Distribute and coordinate new assignments and ensure that employee workload is fair and balanced.
  • Manage the employee payroll, ensuring timely payment.
Property management:
  • Take responsibility for maintenance and repair of all properties owned by the firm.
  • Follow up on rent collection, banking and issuance of receipts, utilities billing and other tenancy documentation.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting and Finance option), or CPA (K)
  • At least 5 years work experience
  • Previous work experience in a similar position will be an added advantage
  • Proficiency in accounts-based computer applications
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision.
  • Business planning and budgeting experience
  • Ability to implement financial controls systems and procedures
Person Specifications 
  • Must be over 35 years old
  • Should possess leadership and organization skills—exceptional capacity for managing and leading people.
  • Should possess high integrity and maturity
  • Highly proactive and able to coordinate effective.
Interested candidates should submit an application letter and include details of current salary and benefits package and an updated CV, 

Closing date for receiving applications is 21st October 2011.

How to apply:
 Send CV by email to: 

 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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