Moko Head of Finance and Accounting Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Moko Head of Finance and Accounting Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Responsibilities
  • Moko’s Head of Finance & Administration is responsible for improving and scaling critical support and control processes as we grow to serve millions of customers.
  • We’re looking for a seasoned finance leader with the ability to direct and grow our finance and administrative teams toward this goal.
  • You’ll be excited to implement improvements that cut across the business, from rebooting our chart of accounts to implementing a scalable system of processing retail transactions en masse.
  • You’ll be obsessed with order and efficiency, creating and improving systems to organize and streamline the work of your team as it expands.

    The Role in Brief
  • Optimize how we deploy our resources to Moko-fy the world
  • Oversee the company-wide opex and capex budgeting process and ensure budget adherence across departments
  • Work with operating teams to manage cash and working capital, balancing inventory, liquidity and sales needs
  • Ensure a strong internal control environment – oversee and continuously improve regular internal audits and approval processes
  • Build a scalable accounting machine
  • Ensure sound policies and practices are in place to manage accounts payable, accounts receivable, statutory payments, intercompany transactions, inventory records, bank reconciliations, asset register, and all other accounting functions
  • Build and improve upon core accounting processes to ensure efficiency, accuracy, and compliance
  • Work with our growing retail team to develop systems for tracking and automating customer payment transactions at scale
  • Financial data at our fingertips to make the best decisions
  • Ensure all accounting transactions are accurately captured in a timely way
  • Track and analyze key margins and unit economics, apply this knowledge to optimize financial performance across teams
  • Prepare reports for senior leadership, the company’s board and investors – presenting financial information which leads to great decision-making
  • Manage risk and compliance across the business
  • Ensure tax and company registry compliance
  • Develop and manage a key business risk matrix,
    using it to coordinate risk mitigation across teams
  • Ensure relevant insurance is in place to cover major risks
  • Serve on our Senior Leadership Team, setting the organization-wide strategy and coordinating with other functional leads
  • Invest in coaching and development of your team, growing their capacity and building the next generation of Moko leaders
  • Maintain a high-performance culture, setting ambitious targets and rewarding outstanding accomplishment
  • Build an environment which is direct and honest, encourages initiative and puts our customers’ smiles first

    Qualifications
  • You are eager to take responsibility for a key function at a senior leadership level and energized to build an extraordinary Home + Living brand
  • You’re a steady leader, with experience guiding teams through periods of change and a track record of motivating and developing your direct reports toward outstanding results
  • You have a strong working knowledge of accounting practice, IFRS standards, and Kenya’s tax regime – including cross-border tax policy
  • You’re able to quickly and independently develop and apply new technical knowledge
  • You have a track record of clearly defining and implementing financial/administrative processes & systems
  • You have a strong background in financial analysis and management reporting
  • You’re able to strike the balance between supportive collaboration with other teams and setting reasonable controls

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 9th November 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Moko Head of Finance and Accounting Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

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