Financial Analyst Jobs in Kisumu
Financial Analyst Jobs in Kisumu
Role OverviewThe role holders will be responsible for tracking the company’s financial performance against the overall business strategy as well as the finance strategic plan, analyze business performance and market conditions to create forecasts, and provide reports for senior management to make tactical and strategic decisions.
Duties & Responsibilities
Reviewing all bookkeeping and reports prepared by the accounting team to ensure accurate financial reporting
Conducting regular and thorough business expense reviews to advise on operational efficiencies
Translating plan-to-actual variances to root cause analysis and operational improvement suggestions for business units
Providing analysis of trends and forecasts and recommend actions for optimization
Breaking down accounting records to prepare reports on the company financial position weekly
Budgeting and planning; Evaluate financial performance by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts
Performing financial forecasting, reporting, and operational metrics tracking
Recommending actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses; studying proposed changes in work procedures and assess the possible financial impact e.g. cost-benefit analysis
Stock analysis and preparation of stock movement reports
Reconciling data and reports, resolve discrepancies and collaborate across various
Finance and non-Finance functions effectively
Analyzing past results, perform variance analysis, identify trends, and make recommendations for improvements
Evaluating financial performance by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts
Heading the Finance team in preparing management reports every month
Identifying and driving process improvements, including the creation of standard and ad-hoc reports, tools, and
Qualifications and Skills
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Finance
Accounting Certification – CPA/ACCA
Possession of CFA Professional qualification will be an added advantage
3 years minimum professional experience in a similar role.
Hands on experience with any ERP system
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Great attention to detail
Advanced knowledge of accounting applications
Strong business and financial acumen and strong commercial experience.
Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills aligned to strong team leadership competencies.
Excellent presentation, reporting and communications skills
How to Apply
If you meet the above criteria and are interested in making a meaningful career move in dynamic and rewarding FMCG sector, apply by submitting your CV in confidence to:
P.O Box 76883-00620,
Via our placement email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Do not attach certificates and testimonials in your application.
Closing date for applications is Wednesday 20th January 2021.
Shortlisting will be carried on a rolling basis as applications stream in.
Our client is an equal opportunities employer.
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