As a senior member of the leadership team, contribute to a positive, collaborative, innovative culture, including providing senior level input to strategic and business planning.
Minimum Qualification : Bachelor
Experience Level : Executive level
Experience Length : 10 years
Duties and Responsibilities
Ensure the Board, ChiefExecutive and senior managers are fully informed of the Company's financialperformance. Develop and maintain systems to provide up to date and accuratefinancial information
Review, update andensure compliance with financial systems, policies, procedures and emergingbest practices that are in compliance with generally accepted accountingpolicies.
Manage the annualbudgeting, forecasting and audit processes, ensuring the successfulimplementation of audit recommendations.
Manage the Finance andAdministration team to achieve optimal performance, including the management ofworkloads, resourcing and performance management
Work with the Chief Executive Officer and Departmentheads to develop the overall company budget for the year and ensure that alldepartments adhere to budgetary requirements
Prepare monthly BoardFinancial Reports for Board approval and decision making
Ensure cash flow iscompatible with company operations, by overseeing the day-to-day accounting,recording, reporting, and internal control activities of the organization
Perform risk managementthrough analysis of company’s liabilities and investments, and evaluate andmanage capital structure and fundraising initiatives
Research revenueopportunities and economic trends, analyze internal operations, identify areasof cost reduction and process enhancement
Utilize forward-lookingmodels and financialprojections to provide financial insight into theorganization’s plans and operating budgets.
Manage staff transportand oversee travel and accommodation requirements for employee work relatedtravel
Ensure admin policiesand procedures are shared with all staff and adhered to. Revise policies andprocedures to adapt to changes in the work environment
Negotiate and facilitatepurchases of office supplies, furniture and equipment and ensure all requiredsupplies are available at all times and on time
10 years’experience in Finance / Accounting in the service industry
Excellentknowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
Proficient in theuse of MS Office and financial management software
Ability tostrategize and solve problems
Excellentcommunication and people skills
A stronganalytical mind
Knowledge of corporatefinance law and risk management practices in Kenya, East Africa a plus
CPA (K) or ACCAis a strong advantage
BSc / BA inAccounting, Finance or relevant field; MSc / MBA is a plus