PEAK DMC East Africa Finance Manager Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

PEAK DMC East Africa Finance Manager Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Intrepid Group

PEAK DMC – East Africa

Position Title:

  • Finance Manager

    Reporting To:

  • General Manager, PEAK DMC East Africa

    Direct Reports:

  • Accounts Assistants, Accountant

    Department:

  • Finance

    Location:

  • Nairobi

    Position Purpose:

    The Finance Manager is responsible for managing the Financial, System and Management Accounting function for PEAK DMC East Africa which meets the requirements of the General Manager (GM), PEAK DMC Global and other regulatory authorities within East Africa (largely Kenya & Tanzania).

    As well as being responsible for the performance of any Finance staff, the Finance Manager contributes regularly to the overall direction of PEAK DMC East Africa by being part of the DMC’s Management Group.

    Qualifications, Technical Skills and Experience

  • Essential

  • Degree level qualifications or higher
    CA or CPA or equivalent with 3-5 years post qualification experience
  • Experience and knowledge of complex accounting packages
  • Practical general finance and accounting experience in a foreign invested business
  • Practical general finance and accounting experience in Kenya
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Soft Skills and Other Personal Attributes

    Essential

  • Expert knowledge of Excel spreadsheets
  • Demonstrated leadership and ability to foster teamwork
  • Strong ability to work under pressure while maintaining accuracy
  • Demonstrated ability to work to deadlines
    Strong ability to show initiative and communicate any relevant issues
  • Outstanding organisational skills, tenacity and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to work with new and different software
  • Demonstrated or strong potential to develop 7 Essential Superpowers of an Intrepid Group
  • Manager: Be a master communicator; provide feedback and coaching; empower and collaborate; provide clarity to your team; take ownership and be accountable; champion a strong team culture; be adaptable and flexible.
  • Value Alignment and Purpose

    Essential

  • Passion for travel and belief in Intrepid Group’s responsible travel philosophy
  • Understanding of and support for Intrepid Group’s Purpose Beyond Profit ethos
  • Clear alignment with Intrepid Group’s values (Growth, Innovation, Fun,
  • Responsibility, Passion, Integrity)
  • A digital mindset

    Account-abilities

    Statutory Compliance & Tax

    Key Tasks

  • Overseeing production of monthly reports to Tax Department and government agencies by required timeframes
  • Tax strategy developed and implemented as required
  • Audit completed in accordance with group reporting requirements and local statutory reports are lodged by required dates
  • Develop and apply appropriate corporate governance principles as required, including internal control checklists

    Benchmark Measures

  • Reports achieve 95% accuracy on average and are delivered by required time frames
  • All tasks to be completed in an accurate and timely manner, in line with agreed month end time frames

    Management Reporting

    Key Tasks

  • Overseeing preparation and completion of Monthly / Quarterly and Annual Reporting of Profit & Loss, Balance Sheet, Cashflow and Group Disclosure needs
  • Management reporting
    of separate profit centres (Local Sales, IG Sales and DMC Generated Sales)
  • Analyse cost of IG sales, external DMC sales results and the company’s actual performance compared to the budget/reforecast

    Benchmark Measures

  • Reports achieve 95% accuracy on average and are delivered by required time frames
  • All tasks to be completed in an accurate and timely manner, in line with agreed month end time frames

    Business Performance Management

    Key Tasks

  • Oversee the financial performance of the business within the region to achieve financial targets
  • Assist and support General Manager in implementing necessary steps if achievement of targets is jeopardised
  • Annual budgeting and quarterly rolling forecasting process implemented and maintained in accordance with group requirements
  • Development and management of key third party supplier relationships to minimise cost of business in key financial processes (including overhead costs of banking, audit, legal, telecommunications, premises)
  • Ensuring the maintenance of adequate cash reserves for working capital and other requirements

    Benchmark Measures

  • Operating expenses per month within budget
    Supplier costs within budget
  • Net Profit of the company (to specified target)
  • Reports achieve 95% accuracy on average and are delivered by required time frames
  • All tasks to be completed in an accurate and timely manner, in line with agreed month end time frames

    Department Management

    Key Tasks

  • Oversee operations of the finance department, set goals and objectives, and design a framework for these to be met.
  • Assist teams in day to day accounting duties as required due to staff annual leave, high season deadlines etc.

    Benchmark Measures

  • Regular 1-1 catch ups conducted with all team members
  • Increase in team member feedback rating for individual’s management style in annual Your View survey
  • DMC Management

    Key Task

  • Provide active support to leaders and office staff in dealings with our banking partners in the region
  • Purpose Beyond Profit

    Key Task

  • Understand Intrepid Group’s Purpose Beyond Profit philosophy

    Benchmark Measure

  • Contribute to the achievement of the social, environmental and Intrepid Foundation goals as set by Intrepid Group each year

    How to Apply

  • If you meet the above qualifications kindly submit your applications online
  • Interested candidates should apply online by 12th December 2018
  • For more information and job application details, see; PEAK DMC East Africa Finance Manager Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

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