Finance Manager Job in Kenya

Our client a leading distributor of electronic security and safety solutions / equipments with operations in East Africa region is seeking to recruit a Finance Manager.
 
The Role
 
Reporting to the Managing Director, the suitable candidate will be incharge of the business’ Financial Management and strategically driving the company to achieve it’s Financial objectives.
 
Responsibilities
 
The overall responsibilities of the position will be to manage,direct and implement the Financial strategies,objectives,policies,procedures,financial function control environment, reporting and planning for the Group.
 
Key Performance Indicators include but are not limited to:
  • Development of the financial and overall strategy of the group and shaping the implementation plans.
  • Managing performance and progression of the Finance team across the region
  • Ensuring that all the Group entities are in compliance with the respective local statutory reporting requirements.
  • Ensuring the financial controls, policies and procedures are adequate,effective and are complied with.
  • Cost control
  • Manage the budgeting and monitoring process
  • Maintaining good financial systems and sound credit management policies
  • Facilitating up to date & accurate quarterly internal Audit reports
  • Ensuring the company’s resources and assets are appropriately safeguarded
  • Maintaining relationship with stakeholders,including banks,regulators, and external auditors.
  • Responsible for coordinating and managing financial aspects with regard to international suppliers.
  • Developing risk management policies relevant to the group,updating these as necessary, and ensuring their implementation
  • Advising the Management from time to time on company financial soundness and possible recommendations where it calls so.
For appointment of this position applicants MUST HAVE met the following requirements
  • Knowledge and Experience.
  • CPA (K) with at least 5 years post qualification experience, 2 of which should be in a similar role.
  • B.Com Finance/Accounting option or equivalent qualification.
  • Working knowledge of QuickBooks and Sage Pastel Revolution software packages (Audit experience will be an added advantage).
  • Excellent MS office and Excel applications especially Excel skills.
  • An understanding of the security industry an added advantage.
  • Experience in managing the financial,tax and regulatory aspects of a regional entity will be an added advantage.
  • Practical accounting experience in inventory management & control
Skills
  • Demonstrate leadership and ability to foster teamwork.
  • Ability to work under pressure, and meet deadlines while maintaining accuracy.
  • Strong interpersonal,communication,and analytical skills and able to execute business plans and concepts effectively.
  • Must be of high integrity and unquestionable character.
  • Must be willing and able to travel regularly either scheduled or on a short notice.
If you have the requisite experience and qualification for this role, we would like to hear from you.
 
Please email our application letter together with a copy of your updated curriculum vitae to recruit@resourceassociates.co.ke before close of business 1st November 2012.


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