Finance Manager

Nairobi, Kenya

Status: Permanent

Type: Full time

Salary: 150,000 per month

Applications Begin: 31 July 2023

Closing Date for Applications: 30 September 2023

Location: Nairobi, United Kingdom

Overall Purpose of the Job

Responsible for the financial health of a company or organization. In charge of producing financial reports and developing strategies based on financial research. Provides guidance to senior executives in making sound business decisions in the long and short terms

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitors the day-to-day financial operations within the company, such as payroll, invoicing, and other transactions
  • Oversees financial department employees, including financial assistants and accountants
  • Contracts outside services for tax preparation, auditing, banking, investments, and other financial needs as necessary
  • Tracks the company's financial status and performance to identify areas for potential improvement
  • Researches and analyses financial reports and market trends and establishes methods for minimizing financial risk to the company
  • Provides insightful information and expectations to senior executives to aid in long-term and short-term decision making
  • Reviews financial data and prepares monthly and annual reports
  • Presents financial reports to board members, stakeholders, executives and clients in formal meetings
  • Stays up to date with technological advances and accounting software to be used for financial purposes
  • Establishes and maintains financial policies and procedures for the company
  • Understands and adheres to financial regulations and legislation
  • Develops financial management mechanisms that minimise financial risk and conduct reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities
  • Monitors and interprets cash flows and predicts future trends through analyzing change and advising accordingly
  • Does any other duties as assigned.

Qualification and experience

  • Bachelors degree in finance/ accounting
  • CPA (K)
  • At least 3 years experience as an accountant in a busy financial institution