Corporate Finance Officer Jobs in Kenya
Corporate Finance Officer Jobs in Kenya Our Client, an award-winning social enterprise with a mission to improve energy access to millions of people in Africa who don’t have access to electricity is looking for an experienced Corporate Finance Officer to perform effective risk management and plan the organization’s financial strategy.
You will work alongside Managing Director, other team members and take ownership of all company fiscal and regulatory matters.
You must be well-versed in all aspects of financial management ranging from simple accounting to broad investment and banking operations.
You will be an excellent leader since all relative departments of the organization will be under your command.
Drive the company’s financial planning, finance and accounting functions
Perform risk management by analyzing the organization’s liabilities and investments
Decide on investment strategies by considering cash and liquidity risks
Work well with the Senior Management to develop the strategic plan
Control and evaluate the organization’s fundraising plans and capital structure
Ensure cash flow is appropriate for the organization’s operations
Ensure compliance with the relevant laws, accounting standards and company’s policies
Oversee the company’s transaction processing systems, monitoring cash balances, developing cash projection processes, and providing timely financial information and reports;
Ensure timely, accurate and transparent financial reporting to key stakeholders and other partners as required;
Oversee the production of cash flow reports, annual budget, and forecasts working effectively with Senior Management Team;
Ensure that effective internal controls are in place and ensure compliance with IFRS and all applicable laws and rules for financial and tax reporting;
Develop financial and tax strategies, together with performance measures and monitoring systems that support the DGE’s strategic direction
Support the acquisition of capital assets and ensure that assets are properly recorded, amortized, and disposed of as appropriate;
Oversee the management of the budget ensuring targets are met without exceeding budget allocations and develop procedures to measure cost effectiveness including variance reporting;
Lead and develop all finance team (controllers, treasurers etc.).
Qualifications / Requirements
3- 5 years’ experience in a similar role
BSc/BA in Accounting, Finance or relevant field; MSc/MBA is a plus
In depth knowledge of corporate financial law and risk management practices
Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
Ability to strategize and solve problems
Strong leadership and organizational skills
Excellent communication and people skills
An analytical mind, comfortable with numbers
Experience with budget management, public accounting, and cash flow
Must be able to demonstrate Credibility, integrity, honesty and attention to detail
Excellent MS excel skills and a high level of written and oral communication skills, good writing in English is mandatory
Experience in working with Quick Books Professional online would be useful
The role would suit someone who is happy to roll their sleeves up and do transactional accounting whilst also be comfortable presenting financial reports
Experience of off-grid solar businesses, retail, FMCG or agricultural products would be helpful as well as familiarity with M-PESA merchant services.
How to Apply
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