Finance Manager
Lipa Later Ltd
4d ago
source : BrighterMonday Kenya

Job Summary

Responsible for managing the company’s finances, financial reporting, business planning and budgetary control.

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


    About Lipa Later :

    Lipa Later Limited is a financial serviceprovider based in Kenya and Rwanda that offers payment plans for consumers andbusinesses looking to buy and sell products and services in monthlyinstallments.

    About the Role :

    Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the FinanceManager will be responsible for managing the company’s finances, financialreporting, business planning and budgetary control.

    Reports to : Chief Executive Officer

    Keyresponsibilities will include :

  • Working with the current finance, program, and development staff to support and expand the strategic capacity of the financial function.
  • Identification of the financial goals of the organization and options to achieve them.
  • Analyzing data and making financial decisions
  • Making cash flow forecasts
  • Reviewing and approving of bank reconciliations.
  • Approving the bid analysis / report for all purchases.
  • Modifying the master supplier files.
  • Payroll and statutory management
  • Modifying of General Accounts this includes : adding, deleting, mapping.
  • Approving of all changes in the General Ledger Accounts.
  • Approving of all Journal Entries.
  • Approving of all project accounts invoices.
  • Conducting departmental appraisals.
  • Tracking and monitoring of all payable and revenue transactions.
  • Tracking and monitoring of all cash transactions.
  • Review and approval of management accounts.
  • Preparation of all budgets and ensuring budgetary control.
  • Ensuring cost management and control measures are adhered to by all.
  • Approving the audited financial statements.
  • Skills & Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance / Accounting
  • Professional qualification in CPA (K) / ACCA
  • Postgraduate qualifications in Accountancy or Finance, Economics, Business Administration or Management a plus
  • Minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience in Accounting & Financial Management, 2 of these in a managerial role
  • Experience working in a microfinance institution will be an added advantage
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of ERP systems, Computer Literacy & proficiency in Accounting systems SAGE
  • High levels of integrity, strong management / interpersonal skills and analytical skills
  • Strong analytical and computer skills, especially with accounting software, spreadsheets and financial analysis.
  • Able to interpret and clearly explain complex financial data to non-finance staff.
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills, creative problem-solving, conflict, ethical management skills and excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills with keen attention to detail
  • An analytical mind
  • Negotiation skills and the ability to develop strong working relationships
  • Commercial and business awareness
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • A keen eye for detail and desire to probe further into data
  • Ability to stick to time constraints
  • If interested,kindly send your CV and salary expectation with the subjectline "Finance Manager"

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