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Financial Controller Job in Nairobi, Kenya (200K)

Financial Controller for a Solar Company in Nairobi
Our client, a renewable energy start up company, is looking for a Financial Controller for its offices in Nairobi.  

He/She will be responsible for leading the finance division of the Kenya operations. 

He/She should demonstrate mastery of accounting procedures and standards, strong understanding of financial reports and excellent cash management capabilities.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead the quarterly budgeting process for the Kenya operations. Liaise with all Division Heads to gather input for the quarterly budget
  • Lead the weekly budgeting process for all the counties of the Kenya operations
  • Monitor cash inflow and outflow in Kenya
  • Supervise the development of monthly financial accounts for the Kenya operations to a strict timetable
  • Lead on financial reporting to key funders and working capital providers
  • Lead the annual auditing process for the Kenya operations
  • Ensure the company complies all PAYE, VAT and Tax return and reporting requirements
  • Manage the Collections Officers Team of the Kenya operations
  • Oversee the follow-up on at risk debts and decide on debts write-off
  • Ensure weekly debt reports are developed accurately and sent on-time to County Managers
  • Liaise with suppliers to place new product orders
  • Manage stock, keep track of inflow and outflow of products and develop weekly inventory reports
  • Bachelor degree in economics, business, finance or accounting ACCA or CPA finalist
  • 7-9 years of experience in a financial services firm or an accounting firm
  • Experience in cash management and developing financial reports
  • Experience in equity and debt fundraising
  • Experience in working in a credit collections department and procurement
  • Strong commitment to processes and procedures.
  • Capacity to work under minimum supervision and support
  • Excellent time-management, organisation and leadership skills
  • Good work ethics, professionalism  and integrity
  • Experience of cloud-based software, Xero
Monthly gross salary: Ksh. 200,000 /= (Approx. 2,000  USD) 

 31st  October 2016
To apply, please follow the link:  

Summit Recruitment & Search,
Blixen Court, Karen Road, 

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