Finance Manager
Potential Staffing Limited
6d ago
source : BrighterMonday Kenya

Job Summary

We are looking for a talented finance professional to oversee financial and cash flow forecasting, budgeting and performance measurement & analytics, and to support in capital raising activities.

The Manager will support the management in decision making, support capital raising efforts and support investor relations.

This role will require building a robust understanding of the entire business, establishing strong working relationships with all departments, and the ability to think and act independently.

You will be working directly with the CFO. This role will be based in Nairobi

  • Minimum Qualification : Bachelor
  • Experience Level : Senior level
  • Experience Length : 3 years
  • Job Description

  • Timeline : Immediate start can be flexible for the right candidate.
  • Compensation : Competitive, based on candidate's level of experience
  • Key Responsibilities

  • Budgeting, Forecasting, Analytics
  • Analyze current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, margin, expenses, and inventory spend, and credit portfolio accounts.
  • Adapt / develop high quality, forecast financial models and analyze the model to improve company performance and support strategic initiative (including debt and equity capital raising)
  • Build company-wide budgets and conduct quarterly reviews in close collaboration with all senior managers across the organization
  • Gauge the company’s overall financial health (inclusive of credit portfolio), primarily by using key financial ratios such as the debt to equity ratio, current ratio, and interest coverage ratio
  • Explore the Company’s Business Intelligence tool (Power BI) and the Business Planning tool to produce actionable reports and insights on the business financial model
  • Integrate impact measurement into our forecasting and reporting processes Leadership and Decision Making
  • Use data to determine which company’s products provide the largest risk-adjusted margin contribution and advise management on how to improve performance, minimize risk and capitalize on new opportunities within the company and externally.
  • Adapt / develop the company’s pricing model, assisting in the development of pricing strategies
  • Use data to determine operational expenditures most critical to control in order to hit profitability targets and work with Heads of Department to monitor and control these
  • Working with individual departments to set budgets and consolidate them into one overall company budget
  • Prepare internal reports for executive leadership to support their decision making, and assist the CFO in preparation of external reports for investors / board.
  • Assist the CFO in managing and executing the company’s financing strategy; including interacting with potential and existing debt and equity providers does this sound like you?
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Finance, Business, Economics, or other relevant fields.
  • IT tools skills, database manipulations skills, ideally data visualization skills i.e. experience using Power BI is an added advantage
  • At Least 3 years’ experience in Investment Banking, Private Equity, Venture Capital, Consulting, Corporate Finance, Transaction service or Financial Planning & Analysis
  • Skills

  • Excellent financial Excel modeling skills i.e. ability to build fully integrated 3 statement financial models and knowledge of Financial ERPs & other tools
  • Strategic thinker , creative and with an eye on innovation and a strong business acumen
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to work across all departments and with external stakeholders
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, collaborates well
  • Ability to simplify complex data and concepts into widely digestible and understandable content
  • Able to work under pressure, comfortable with ambiguity able to to plan, be organized and meet deadlines
  • Proactive, collaborative, organized, curious, problem solver with can-do attitude
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