Finance Operations Manager Job in Kenya

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Finance Operations Manager Job in Kenya

Vacancy: Finance Operations Manager
Our client is one of Kenya’s fastest growing banks with a network of 80 outlets and over 900 employees. 

The Bank is regulated by the Central Bank of Kenya and offers a variety of financial solutions to both Retail and MSME market segments.
Over the years, the bank has developed a wide portfolio of transactional, savings, credit and micro insurance solutions to meet changing customer needs. 

Their vision is to give Kenyans hope and a future, by listening and empowering them with relevant financial solutions.

In line with business demands driven by our rapid growth, we are looking for qualified, highly competent, talented and results driven individuals to fill the following key business growth and revenue generation positions.
The Finance Operations Manager will be reporting to the Head of Finance.
Job Purpose: The job holder will be responsible for overseeing financial accounts, internal controls and bank reconciliation.
Key Responsibilities
Finance Operations
  • Effective management of suppliers’ payments, timely and accurate statutory payments, utility bills and all supplier payments
  • Oversight on Petty cash & imprest administration ensuring branches are adequately replenished at all times.
  • Management of staff advances and settlements.
  • Liaising with Procurement & Admin Manager ensuring that Creditors and suppliers are managed satisfactorily.
  • Liaising with internal and External Auditors in carrying out periodical and Year end Audits respectively.
Internal Controls & Bank Reconciliations
  • Ensuring that all control account reconciliations are carried out on a timely basis for all control accounts and reconciling items are dealt with on time.
  • Ensuring that all bank reconciliations are carried out on a timely basis, investigations done on outstanding items and cleared.
  • Ensure good bank relationship management for purposes of correction and issuing of paying instructions.
  • Ensuring that all fixed assets are adequately recorded, reconciled and reported.
Budget Preparations and Business planning
  • Involved in Business planning and budget preparation.
  • Budget control and monitoring by ensuring the budget holders take charge of their costs and through variance reports.
  • Support and/or undertake cost benefit analysis on all expenditures and investments.
  • To ensure that monthly Tax computations are prepared and made on time such as PAYE, reverse tax and withholding tax.
  • Perform a quarterly tax health check.
  • Mentor and develop the team, managing work allocation, training, problem, resolution and leave management.
Minimum Requirements
  • Degree in Business related Studies (Master’s degree in Business or Finance is desirable).
  • CPA (K) /ACCA.
  • Working knowledge of Emerge T24 and Great Plains ERP.
  • At least 5 years supervisory experience in Financial Accounting.
Skills and Competencies
  • Analytical skills
  • Management and Leadership skills
  • Financial Management
  • Excellent Computer packages knowledge
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Ability to accurately plan work assignments, prioritize tasks and deliver deadlines
How to apply: 

If you are interested in the position and have the skills and talents our client is looking for, we would like to hear from you.

Please make your application through our website on the vacancy page before close of business 21st January 2016.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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