Group Finance Analyst Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Duma Works is recruiting a Group Finance Analyst for one of our clients. 
The company is one of the leading clearing and forwarding firms in East and Central Africa.
Location: Nairobi
Job Summary: The job holder shall be responsible for the preparation, development and analysis of management accounting information and provision of a high quality support service to companies’ management team and shareholders within the Group.
Main Duties


The following duties and responsibilities are attributed to this position:
  • Analyse current and past financial data and performance
  • Prepare reports and projections based on this analysis
  • Prepare accurate and useful consolidated financial information for the shareholders
  • Explore investment opportunities, through extensive financial modelling and forecasting
  • Establish and evaluate profit plans
  • Identify trends in financial performance and providing recommendations for improvement
  • Identify key risks within the group and prepare risk profile matrix with proposed solutions to minimize exposure.
  • Coordinating with other members of the Group finance team as well as working closely with the individual companies finance teams to review financial information and forecasts
  • Providing financial models and forecasting for internal investments
  • Provide creative alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs and improve financial performance.
  • Consistently gain and update industry knowledge
  • Any other duties that may be allocated from time to time
Academic & Professional Qualifications
  • Professionally qualified (ACCA/ CIMA/ CFA)
Skills & Work Experience
  • 5 years relevant experience as a financial analyst
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite of Packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Fluent written and spoken English and Kiswahili
  • Ideally trained/worked with Big 4 firm or consultancy firm
  • Expert-level analytical and financial modelling skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Proficient in MS PowerPoint, Excel and financial software applications
  • Knowledge of ERP systems and related technologies
  • Well informed in current financial subjects, tax laws, money market and business environment
Personal Qualities & Behavioral Traits
  • Excellent communication skills (written and spoken English)
  • Attentive to detail
  • Proactive
  • Flexible
  • Strategic thinking
  • Ability to influence and persuade
  • Excellent time management and organizational ability
  • Ability to multitask and meet constant deadlines
Deadline for receiving applications 20th August 2016

Cover Letter and detailed CV are to be sent by email to marking the subject as “2320”, Your Full name &  Phone number e.g. 2320 Barack Obama, 07xxxxxxxxx. 
If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.

Deadline for receiving applications: 15th August 2016

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