Moko Head of Finance and Accounting Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya
Moko Head of Finance and Accounting Jobs in Nairobi, KenyaResponsibilitiesMoko’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
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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