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March 11, 2013

Career Jobs As Finance & Operations Manager in Kenya

Our client who believe in building Global African Brands as a primary means of changing the economics and image of the African Continent and to transform African businesses into Global Brands is in need of a Finance & Operations Manager.
Job Title: Finance & Operations Manager
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
Skills Required
  • Advanced (Greater than 5 years experience)
  • Intermediate (2 to 5 years experience)
  • Financial Accounting – Advanced
  • Financial Statement Compilation, Review & Audit – Advanced
  • Internal Audit – Advanced
  • Performance Measurement – Advanced
  • Financial Management & Analysis – Advanced
  • Budgeting & Cash-flow Management- Advanced
  • Management Accounting – Advanced
  • Activity-based and cost accounting – Advanced
  • Corporate Finance (M&A/IPO) – Intermediate
  • Corporate Tax – Advanced
  • Accounting Software & MS Office – Advanced
  • Communication, Written & Oral – Advanced
  • Negotiations – Advanced
  • Managerial/Supervisory – Advanced
  • Hiring & Recruiting – Advanced
  • Legal – Intermediate
Purpose of Position
Overall financial and operational management of the company that includes developing and maintaining efficient internal controls and systems and processes.
Responsibility and authority
  • Direction and management of the organization’s overall financial policies and accounting practices.
  • Financial strategy and planning, monitoring, management and reporting, including management and development of policies, systems, processes and personnel involved.
  • Design, implementation and maintenance of a sound accounting and reporting system.
  • Design, implementation and maintenance of a financial and management reporting systems that contribute to and aid management monitoring and decision making.
  • Provide pro-active financial advice to management. This includes making presentations on cost benefit analysis of projects and business plans and proposals.
  • Provide job-costing support on various projects.
  • Analyze and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and/or projections.
  • Prepare monthly financial statements for management and board reports.
  • Prepare annual budget.
  • Reporting and accounting as per regulatory and legal requirements including taxation, dividends, annual report and accounts.
  • Handle correspondence concerning aged accounts payable, accounts receivable, petty cash, invoicing, credit card processing and other financial transactions.
  • Supervise allocation, review and transmission of payroll and other disbursements.
  • Supervise the preparation and remittance of statutory deductions and the filing relevant statutory returns.
  • Supervise posting of cash disbursements and receipts, preparation of bank reconciliations and schedules for annual audit.
  • Financial staff management, motivation, training, recruitment and selection.
  • Undertake internal Company Secretary responsibilities.
  • Develop policy and procedure documentation (Operations Manuals).
Administration and Operations
  • Examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
  • Support other unit managers, providing consultative support to planning initiatives through financial and management information analyses, reports, and recommendations.
  • Develop systems to ensure efficient record keeping and accountability for all administrative functions.
  • Supervise ordering of office equipment and supplies;
  • Research and identify appropriate vendors, and develop requests for proposals for contracts for goods and services.
  • Manage maintenance contracts and repair of office equipment and machinery.
  • Other areas of responsibility: company insurance, import/export administration, licensing, contracts and agreements, legal areas and activities, corporate level negotiations (e.g. premises, plant, trading, acquisitions and divestments, disposals), major supplier/customer/partner relationships, regulatory bodies relationships and strategies, approvals and accreditations.
  • Develop policy and procedure documentation (Operations Manuals).
If you believe you qualify for this position, please send your CV and details of your current and expected remuneration to resume@interviewupconsulting.com

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