Telecommunication Finance & Admin Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya (120K)

Job Title: Telecommunication Finance & Admin Manager
Industry: Telecommunications
Location: Nairobi
Salary: 100K – 120K

Our Client is a telecommunication company with a vision to enable affordable mass market voice and data communications by providing affordable access to content and the Internet to low income members of society. 

They are looking to hire a Finance & Admin Manager who will manage the day to day operations of the business, supporting the other senior management functions, mostly on a tactical and operational level
Key Responsibilities
  • Responsible for day to day operational and financial administration
  • Supporting the General Manager and the rest of the senior team to develop and realize the strategy for the business
  • Efficiently manage day to day relationships with suppliers and business partners
  • Ensure all monthly financial and administrative tasks are completed on time, including timely monthly management accounts
  • Manage day to day payment and financial operations in partnership with the UK team
  • If applicable, manage any direct reports and act as first level of escalation for any financial and operational aspects. Champion the company brand identity and culture
  • Manage the day to day financial aspects for the local business, liaising with accountants and UK finance team to ensure smooth operation.
  • Manage the day to day aspects of the office to ensure the other teams are able to complete their work without day to day issues
  • Manage day to day relationships with all suppliers
  • Manage day to day relationships with all business partners
  • Set targets for the direct reports; track progress, monitor, evaluate and adjust where necessary
  • Review team output, align where needed
  • Identify learning requirements within team and act upon those
  • Assist in enabling and empowering the team to get the work done
  • Ensure compliance with established standard policies and procedures
  • Help set up and improve workflow processes when and where needed
  • Manage external vendors and agency partners as needed
Education & Desired Key Skills & Competencies:
  • Degree in Finance  or related field of study
  • At least 3 years’ experience in multifunctional support roles
  • Telephony and/or ISP experience is preferable
  • Excellent knowledge of administrative and support tools
  • Operational & Finance Administrative expertise
  • IT literate, ideally with IT service management expertise
  • Excellent (project) management or demonstrable organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and balance multiple projects simultaneously
  • Desirable experience working across multiple geographies with virtual teams
  • Desirable experience working within early stage start up organizations
  • Proactive, Problem Solving, “Can Do” attitude
  • Results driven, hands-on, & able to work autonomously
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Maturity to be the face of the company with suppliers and partners
  • Must enjoy working under pressure, with challenging timelines and targets
  • Capable of delivering against KPIs
  • Flexible, change embracing in rapidly evolving work and market environment
  • Ability to relate to and work with a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Enjoys transferring knowledge to the team, enabling their performance improvement
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Telecommunication Finance & Admin Manager) to before Tuesday 8th March, 2016.

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing 
Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

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