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Country Finance Manager

Your Role 

As Country Finance Manager, you will manage the financial and compliance for KOKO Kenya during a period of significant growth of the Company’s operations. This role is a great opportunity for a forward-thinking individual to collaborate in the definition of KOKO’s evolving organizational structure and work with an innovative team.

What You Will Bring

  • BSc/BA in Accounting, Finance or relevant field
  • 5+ years of proven work experience as a Head of Finance, Director Finance, or similar role, ideally in the FMCG, Logistics, Energy, or Retail Sectors
  • International financial experience, including knowledge of multi-currency FX & treasury processes
  • Familiarity with export/import matters in Kenya and abroad
  • In-depth understanding of cash flow management, bank reconciliation and bookkeeping
  • Hands-on experience with budgeting and risk management
  • Knowledge of data analysis and forecasting models
  • Proficiency in several accounting software packages
  • Solid analytical and decision-making skills
  • Proven leadership record, including in respect of financial audits and external stakeholder management processes
  • Experience of operating in a matrix reporting structure
  • Uninterrupted track record of proven and unquestioned integrity
  • MSc/MBA or relevant certification (e.g. CFA/CPA/CIMA) is a plus
  • Capital markets or leading accountancy firm background is a plus
  • Flawless written and spoken English, Kiswahili, and Indian language (Gujarati, Hindi) skills a plus

Responsibilities

What You Will Do

  • Monitor, maintain, and regularly test operational controls, updating relevant procedure documents and process maps
  • Align and improve existing accounting systems
  • Take lead in the implementation of new and existing financial systems including upgrades, testing, and feedback
  • Oversee processing of transactions in the Company’s accounting system
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly management reporting packs for leadership & management teams, providing detailed commentary on performance
  • Prepare management monthly accounts and interim reports under IFRS
  • Manage the budget and reforecasting processes, ensuring operating costs and operational efficiencies are considered
  • Assist in the coordination, preparation, and sign-off of annual financial statements
  • Provide advice and recommendations on financial procedures and practices
  • Liaise with internal software teams and external service providers to set up bespoke financial accounting and reporting modules
  • Manage the financial control process to ensure the integrity of the accounting records, ensuring regular reconciliations are prepared and reviewed
  • Ensure that financial accounting policies comply with current financial reporting standards and are adhered to in practice
  • Have detailed knowledge of current financial reporting standards, policies, and regulations

How To Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Koko Networks on jobs.lever.co to apply

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