Sameer Africa Ltd Jobs
Location: Nairobi, Kenya.
Sameer Africa Limited, a leading tyre solutions provider with offices in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and a strong presence within the COMESA Region has exciting opportunities for talented, dynamic and results driven individuals to fill the following positions based in Nairobi;
General Manager, Finance
A member of the Senior Management Team, the successful candidate will be reporting to the Managing Director.
The overall purpose of this job is financial reporting, controls and optimal utilization of the company’s financial resources and assets in line with business objectives.
Among others, key responsibilities will be:- Developing and leading the financial strategy Planning and directing financing requirements, budgeting, working capital, cash and cost management Developing and implementing functional policies, processes and procedures Determining and coordinating financial reporting and communication requirements both internally and externally Monitoring and ensuring compliance with company policies, tax and other statutory requirements Identifying, implementing and benchmarking for best practices in financial management Maintaining close relationship with banks, auditors, statutory authorities and other stakeholders.
Knowledge, Skills, Competencies and Experience The successful candidate should be a fully qualified accountant (CPA(K), / ACCA or equivalent) and be a member of ICPAK. Bachelors’ degree in Commerce, Finance or Business Administration. A Masters’ Degree or MBA will be an added advantage Good working knowledge of leading ERP systems (Advertiser using SAP EC6 ERP) Sound knowledge in internal controls,treasury, risk, tax and management reporting Hands-on experience in a senior accounting position for at least eight (8) years Self-driven and result oriented individual A team player with excellent communication, problem solving, analytical and interpersonal skills
Managing the company’s facilities and assets to achieve business objectives.
Among others, key responsibilities will be: Developing and implementing marketing strategies to lease business properties including EPZ facilities Managing property leases and all necessary documentation of Company and leased properties Reviewing and advising the Company on the appropriate utilization of its property assets based on market trends Coordinating and ensuring that properties are well maintained Establishing and maintaining working relationships with property professionals and other stakeholders Ensuring timely payment of rents, rates and adhering to other statutory obligations Conducting property inspections and reviewing building expansion/alteration plans Prospecting and identifying suitable sites to meet business requirements Advising tenants on relevant rules, regulations, guidelines, by laws and other legislations Identifying, implementing and benchmarking for best practices in property management
Knowledge, Skills, Competencies and Experience Bachelors’ degree in Commerce, Land Economics or Civil Engineering Professional Certification will be an added advantage Sound knowledge in property and project management skills Strong Commercial and Financial orientation Strong organizational skills Appreciation of health and safety and environment regulations A team player with excellent communication, problem solving, analytical and interpersonal skills At least 5 years working experience in comparable role in a commercial environment
Interested candidates should forward their applications and detailed CV’s to the following address:-
The Head of Human Resources, Sameer Africa Limited, P.O. Box 30429- 00100, Nairobi,
Or through e-mail: email@example.com
Please ensure you indicate your telephone contacts, names and contacts of three referees, one of which should be current or a previous employer, to reach us on or before Friday, 30thSeptember, 2011.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
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