Finance Manager (Oil & Gas Industry) Job in Kenya

Job Title: Finance Manager (Oil & Gas Industry)

Education & Experience Required

Degree in Finance or Accounting,
Five years of experience in a mid level finance or accounting position in the Oil & gas industry
ACCA or CPA (K) Qualification. CFA is an added advantage
Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles
Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems.
Ability to analyse financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections.
Knowledge of short and long term forecasting and product-line / project profitability analysis.
Work requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight time frames and simultaneously manage several projects.
Ability to participate in and facilitate group meetings.

Responsibilities and duties

Annual accounts
  • Lead on any recommendations that are suggested in the audit report or management letter.
  • Act as the first point of contact for the auditors, and communicate with them to ensure all questions can be answered efficiently.
  • Prepare the draft annual statutory accounts.
Management Support
  • Ensure timely payment of debtors and invoicing of creditors.
  • Oversee payroll and pension, in conjunction with company’s payroll and pension funds.
  • Justify the bank accounts and investment activity of company as requested by the group rules and regulations.
  • Support company’s fundraising efforts through the provision of information for reporting purposes.
  • Ensure company maximizes its income.
Financial procedures
  • Develop and maintain thorough financial procedures for the organization including staff payroll, Inland revenue, Insurance, invoice/payments etc.
  • Ensure all finance records are kept accurately and securely.
  • Ensure financial policies are being adhered to as set out in the company financial guidelines.
  • Review financial guidelines with company and Finance Sub-committee annually.
Corporate Responsibilities
  • Ensure that company acts in a manner to minimize fraud.
  • Attend supervision, team meetings, training and other meetings as required.
  • Assist a member of staff in line with company’s policies, procedures and ethos.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with company’s external partners.
  • Work towards the achievement of company’s strategy and annual business plans.
  • Undertake other duties as your line manager should require in keeping with the responsibility of the post.
Application Process
Interested candidates are invited to strictly email their cover letter and CV, clearly detailing their current remuneration and expectations to  before end of day 10 August 2012. 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted

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