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Spire Bank

Job Advert: Head of Finance and Administration
Banking Sector
The Head of Finance and Administration is responsible for the all of the Bank’s fiscal operating results utilizing generally accepted accounting principles, such as cost accounting, budgets, and regulatory agency and government reports ensuring the safeguard of Bank assets.
Key Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities

·         Counsels senior management on fiscal control and profitability; prepares, presents and interprets financial reports in an accurate and timely manner. Clearly communicate monthly and annual financial statements
·         Adheres to tax laws and regulatory compliance to properly reflect the financial position of the Bank.
·         Directs accounting department activities; provides leadership, training and supervision within the department; provides a high level of customer relations and service; and ensures compliance with Bank policies and procedures.
·         The position of Head of Finance assists in attaining established Bank’s and department financial goals.
·         Performs supervisory duties of department staff, coordinates staff for coverage in all related areas of the department.
·         Responsible for managing all matters pertaining to Finance
·         Responsible for ensuring integrity, accuracy and completeness of financial data.
·         Supervising filing of statutory returns to regulatory authorities
·         Update and implement all necessary business policies and accounting practices; improve the finance department’s overall policy and procedure manual. Effectively communicate and present the critical financial matters to the board of directors.
·         Manage cash flow and forecasting. Implement a robust contracts management and financial management/ reporting system; Responsible for ensuring integrity, accuracy and completeness of financial data.
·         Coordinate and lead the annual audit process, liaise with external auditors and the finance committee of the board of directors; assess any changes necessary.
Administration Role
·         Responsible for the overall administrative functions to ensure efficient and consistent operations as the organization grows including:
·         Working closely and transparently with all external partners including third-party vendors and consultants.
·         Reviewing and ensuring compliance with all contracts entered into by the Bank.
·         Evaluating and maintaining adequate insurance coverage to meet the changing needs of the organization.
·         Ensuring that policies are timely renewed or replaced
Requirements for the role
·         A University Degree in a business related field from a recognized university.
·         A Master’s Degree in any relevant field will be an added advantage.
·         Fully qualified Accountant (CPA, ACCA, ACA or equivalent).
·         At least 3 years management experience in a busy environment, which should include financial planning and Management reporting.

·         Sound knowledge of the financial industry, accounting principles and regulatory guidelines.
·         Competencies in IFRS provisions & compliance, Strategic & financial planning, budgeting and monitoring thereof.
·         Decision maker, Problem solver, Analytical ability & good numeric skills including use of automated solutions

Branch Manager – Machakos
Overall responsibility: Develop and implement Business strategies to deliver performance and growth targets and maintain good business environment. As well as ensuring overall Branch Management; staff management, business growth and development, operational excellence.
·         Prepare the branch budget and strategy and ensure profitability.
·         Establish and develop sales opportunities to achieve targets and meet customers’ expectations.
·         Organizing the branch objectives in liaison with the retail officers in regard to annual objectives and sales campaigns.
·         Ensure Branch coordination; weekly and monthly meetings with RMs/RO`s, training of branch staff.
·         Build and improve the quality of business and consumer clients.
·         Make regular customer visits to retain existing customers and to build loyalty.
·         Promote new business by selling banks products to new clients.
·         Prepare and analyze credit applications for presentation to credit department.
·         Manage and monitor team workflow at the branch in line with set targets.
·         Ensure service delivery standards are maintained in the branch.
·         Ensure branch staff comply with statutory regulations and bank internal procedure.
·         Be involved in corporate social responsibility to improve visibility for the bank.
·         Ensuring staff engagement through proper staff management, leave management, coaching and mentorship of the team.
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications/skills:
·         Bachelor’s degree in a business related field
·         Banking/ ACCA/CPA (K)
·         At least 5 to 6 years’ experience
Application Deadline:
If you are up to the challenge & fit the required profile, please apply highlighting your qualification, experience and career aspirations match the requirement for this position.
Application should be sent latest 30th August 2019 clearly indicating the position you are applying for on the Subject to:

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