Safaricom Manager - Financial Systems & Processes Jobs in Kenya

Safaricom Manager - Financial Systems & Processes Jobs in Kenya


  • We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Financial Operations department of the Finance Division. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.

    Brief Posting Description

  • Reporting to the Senior Manager; Financial Systems & Processes , the role holder will provide lead functional support across ERP modules and Hyperion Financial Management. They will also evaluate business processes across various integrated financial systems to deliver digitization and process optimization.

    Job Responsibilities

  • Designing and managing the implementation of best in class Financial Systems & Finance business processes across Safaricom PLC and its subsidiaries.

  • Providing lead functional support and master data management across Oracle E-Business Suite modules and Hyperion Financial Management.

  • Leading the design and delivery of best in class interfaces and integrations to both internal and external Financial systems to support business needs.

  • Manage expansion of ERP footprint across operating units through set ups and configuration of the different modules to provide standard system and business processes across operating units.

  • Drive delivery of strategy in the Digital Finance Roadmap by steering projects and ensuring adherence to project timelines, budgets, standardization of implementations and seamlessly integrating Oracle EBS with multiple dissimilar stand alone systems.

  • Drive adoption of new and smart digitization technologies such as RPA, Machine Learning & Blockchain in the processes supported.

  • Lead automation of Financial processes by using various tools & technologies.

  • Deliver the foundation for the future finance by reducing manual touchpoints.

  • Develop and implement regular system control reviews to ensure master data maintained within financial systems conforms to the business control framework defined.

  • Represent Finance in key projects and ensure
    financial requirements are met across financial systems.

  • Support in month/year end closure process ensuring timely resolution of issues.

  • Facilitate the availability of all required financial statements for reporting purposes through enhancement of processes & IT systems for review by management on a timely basis.

  • Organize regular and relevant training for staff during the implementation of the various financial system improvements.

  • Through Global benchmarking, drive attainment of world class Finance Operations.


  • University degree from a recognized university in Computer Science, Information Technology, Finance, Accounting or other IT & business-related fields.

  • At least one full professional qualification in accounting e.g. CPA, ACCA, CIMA or an equivalent

  • 3-5 years relevant Oracle E-Business Suite Functional Experience in a busy environment.

  • Knowledgeable in RPA, Python, VBA, SQL and/or experience in any scripting or programming language.

  • Attention to detail with good organizational, planning, report writing and presentation and project management skills.

  • Proactive, confident, energetic with the ability to work under pressure, to tight schedules/deadlines and monitor and follow up on all actions taken.

  • Ability to collaborate and communicate with confidence and influence diverse stakeholders.

  • A proven team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Safaricom Manager - Financial Systems & Processes Jobs in Kenya

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