Financial Manager
Heavy Engineering Ltd
Nairobi, Kenya
3d ago
source : BrighterMonday

Job Summary

We are looking for a reliable Financial Manager who will be responsible for the company’s financial activities and subsequently provide advice and guidance to upper management on future financial plans.

  • Minimum Qualification : Bachelor
  • Experience Level : Senior level
  • Experience Length : 5 years
  • Job Description

    The goal is to enable the company’s leaders to make sound business decisions and meet the company’s objectives.


  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Oversee operations of the finance department, set goals and objectives, and design a framework for these to be met.
  • Developing and managing financial systems / models
  • Preparing and interpreting reports, budgets, accounts, commentaries and financial statements.
  • Managing budgets
  • Maintain the financial health of the organization.
  • Producing long-term business plans
  • Analyse costs, pricing, variable contributions, sales results and the company’s actual performance compared to the business plans.
  • Verification of payments to employees
  • Preparation of payment schedules to creditors according to agreed payment terms
  • Undertaking research into pricing, competitors and factors affecting performance
  • Develop trends and projections for the firm’s finances.
  • Conduct reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities.
  • Liaise with auditors to ensure appropriate monitoring of company finances is maintained.
  • Liaise with KRA, labour and other government organizations
  • Controlling income, cash flow and expenditure
  • Managing compliance with all the statutory obligations as well as taxation for the company, in accordance with Kenyan government requirements.
  • Correspond with various other departments, discussing company plans and agreeing on future paths to be taken.
  • Undertaking strategic analysis and assisting with strategic planning
  • carrying out business modelling and risk assessments
  • Supervising staff
  • Liaising with managerial staff and other colleagues.
  • Required Qualifications

  • Proven experience as a Financial Manager.
  • Extensive understanding of financial trends both within the company and general market patterns
  • Proficient user of finance software
  • Experience in using ERP System. Implementation of ERP system in a company will be a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Able to manage, guide and lead employees to ensure appropriate financial processes are being used
  • Understanding of LC payment terms and conditions
  • Experience with debt restructuring is a plus.
  • A solid understanding of financial statistics and accounting principles
  • Working knowledge of all statutory legislation and regulations
  • Minimum requirement of Bachelor’s degree in Finance / Accounting. Master’s degree is a plus
  • Professional qualification such as CPA or similar will be considered a plus
  • Experience working in an Engineering / Manufacturing firm will be an advantage.
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