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Synovate is a prime source of holistic market information services that enhance planning and decision making in the Private, NGO and Public Sectors across sub-Saharan Africa.

We are an integrated media research & media monitoring, social and market research company providing evidence and insights which inform and advise on a wide range of business and social issues.

Deputy Finance & Reporting Manager - Kenya

The Role:

  • To assist the Finance & Reporting manager in ensuring complete, timely and accurate financial data capture for Synovate’s transactions and provide timely & accurate financial reports as required.
  • Directing & coordinating finance related crossfunctional processes so as to minimize cost while enhancing customer service.
  • Ensuring timely production of accurate regular and ad-hoc financial reports in line with Synovate reporting requirements.
  • Controlling and ensuring timely production of annual reports as may be required by stakeholders and comply with law and accounting standards.
  • Ensuring timely efficient and effective management, utilization and control of the company’s assets and financial resources, to maximize all investor/shareholder returns.
  • Developing and maintaining efficient systems to monitor working capital management to ensure that operating activities of the company are optimally funded at reasonable cost and to meet all company requirements and commitments efficiently.
  • Ensuring Synovate’s compliance with necessary legal and statutory financial reporting.
  • Ensuring all financial and control assurance & risk management are in place and lead the development & implementation of governance.
  • Liaising with external auditors for reporting purposes.
  • Provision of team leadership in the finance function

    The Person:

    To be successful in this role you will have:

  • University Degree
  • Qualified Accountant (CPA (K), ACCA, ACA, ACMA).
  • Extensive business experience (5-7 years) gained at a senior level in a multinational corporate environment
  • Comprehensive financial management knowledge
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines & manage expectations
  • Willingness to work long hours
  • Good planning and communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to lead, motivate & develop people.
  • Negotiation skills & the ability to influence at all levels.
  • Well developed analytical skills
  • Adaptability and flexibility in service delivery
  • Knowledge and understanding of SAP will be an added advantage.

    If you are this person, then you are right for us and we are right for you!

    This is a challenging opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to Synovate’s values.

    If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please submit your application and CV detailing your experience for the post and include daytime telephone contacts to;

    For more information on Synovate Pan-Africa please visit: Synovate Pan-Africa Jobs

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