Finance Manager Job
Our Kenyan client is is an award-winning company that designs and distributes solar and other products for sale to
low-income people in developing countries around the world.
They are at the forefront of a new generation of triple-bottom-line businesses that target profitability while also creating important social, environmental and economic benefits for its shareholders and consumers.
We are looking for an individual who will be responsible for the application of recognized accounting principles and procedures to ensure sound financial management of the TS East Africa region, deliver accurate and timely financial information and appropriate accounting controls to safeguard company assets.
Finance Manager In Kenya Primary Responsibilities
Ensure accurate and appropriate accounting and control of all Revenues, Expenditures and other Financial transactions in accordance with company policies
Prepare financial statements and reports to meet the published Finance timetable, reporting on key variances from plan
Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted International Accounting policies and procedures
Manage and control all Regional Budget and Forecasting activities
Lead the Regional financial Audit programme, liaising with company Auditors
Lead and manage appropriate Compliance programmes, ensuring all Regional Taxation and Regulatory issues are effectively covered
Develop and maintain Regional financial systems in conjunction with Group FC
Plan, prepare and effectively manage the Regional Financial Audit
Continuously develop and improve all systems and processes
Mentor the personal and professional development of the Regional Accountant
Finance Job Skills and Requirements
Accounting qualification and relevant degree, or equivalent
A minimum of 2 years post-degree or qualification experience in a similar role
Experience of IFRS, and accepted accounting principles
Knowledge of applicable legal and taxation regulations
Knowledge and experience of relevant computer applications
S trong work ethic and a sense of urgency in solving problems.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, as well as the ability to communicate in local languages
Previous experience in Inventory control, or a distribution-based business
Departmental/ Project accounting experience
Knowledge of auditing practices and principles
Experience in high growth commercial enterprises
Ability to add value in terms of Financial reporting
Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CV’s, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and email address by:
Sending CV to:[email protected]
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
“Personnel Resource is an equal opportunity employer”