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Finance Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Finance Manager

Job Code: FM/SD/151123
Number of Positions Open: 1

Reports to: Director 
Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Summary: Our client is a dynamic and bold Kenyan based high end real estate property developer that specializes in creating property developments that will push the envelope when it comes to design and where no detail is too minute.

They are looking to fill the role of a Finance Manager.
Job Purpose: The Finance Manager is responsible for maintaining up to date books of accounts, financial and regulatory reporting and maintaining and improving accounting systems and processes for the Organisation.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Performs project cost forecasts/budgets, cost tracking, monitoring and controls for all on-going projects.
  • Issues project cost reports for review and approval by the Directors.
  • Posts all transactions to the accounting software on a daily basis. i.e. disbursements, payments made out, cash received e.t.c.
  • Reconciles the companies’ bank accounts on a daily basis to ensure sufficient funds for the day-to-day financial obligations of the Company.
  • Administers petty cash and reconciles the petty cash account regularly.
  • Seeks approval and prepares payments for suppliers through issuing of cheques, bank transfers e.t.c
  • Prepares payroll and disburses salaries to staff and issues pay slips on a monthly basis.
  • Prepares and disseminates invoices to the tenants in the various properties.
  • Remits monthly statutory deductions on a timely basis i.e. VAT, NSSF, NHIF, PAYE and Withholding Tax.
  • Reconciles creditors and debtors accounts.
  • Reviews and approves payment vouchers and journal entries made by Accounts Clerks.
  • Maintains accurate and up to date records of all financial transactions.
  • Maintains and updates the asset register periodically in coordination with Administration.
  • Prepares timely monthly-consolidated financial statements, payments, cash-flow management reports for submission to the Directors.
  • Develops and maintains external relationships with appropriate contacts e.g. Banks, KRA, Auditors
  • Liaises with the external auditors annually on end year audits.
  • Conducts reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities.
  • Monitors and interprets cash flows and predicts future trends.
  • Designs and implements internal controls in consultation with Directors.
  • Oversees and the duties of the Accounts Clerks and manages their performance.
  • Bachelors Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant (K)
Experience and Skills:
  • Three (3) three years experience in a Financial Management position in any industry
  • Knowledge and experience in using Accounting Software (E.g. Quick Books, Sage Pastel e.t.c)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly in Microsoft Excel
Behavioural Competencies:
  • Ability to analyse and interpret data
  • Ability to pay attention to detail
  • People management skills
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to be highly organized
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Ability to present information in forms, tables and spreadsheets
How to Apply:
Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CV’s, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and email address by scrolling down and clicking on:
 Finance Manager 

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