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Our client in the Microfinance industry is looking for a reliable Financial Manager that will analyze everyday financial activities and subsequently provide advice and guidance to upper management on future financial plans.

The goal is to enable the company’s leaders to make sound business decisions and meet the company’s objectives.

 

Responsibilities

  • Provide financial reports and interpret financial information to managerial staff while recommending further courses of action.
  • Advice on investment activities and provide strategies that the company should take
  • Maintain the financial health of the organization.
  • Analyze costs, pricing, variable contributions, sales results, and the company’s actual performance compared to the business plans.
  • Develop trends and projections for the firm’s finances.
  • Conduct reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities.
  • Oversee operations of the finance department, set goals and objectives, and design a framework for these to be met.
  • Manage the preparation of the company’s budget.
  • Liaise with auditors to ensure appropriate monitoring of company finances is maintained.
  • Correspond with various other departments, discussing company plans and agreeing on future paths to be taken.

 

Skills and Qualifications

  • Proven experience as a Financial Manager
  • Must have at least 3 years relevant experience in a financial institution  - Micro-finance, Sacco, Bank
  • The candidate should have at least 8 years of working experience
  • Should have experience managing a team and other departments
  • Will oversee Credit Operations, IT, and Finance departments
  • The role is a shared services role ( Assurance, Car Tracking, and Zazi-Pay)
  • Will be required to prepare reports and make presentations to the Board, Leadership team Microsoft Dynamics skills is an added advantage
  • Experience in the financial sector with previous possible roles such as financial analyst
  • Extensive understanding of financial trends both within the company and general market patterns
  • Proficient user of finance software
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
  • Able to manage, guide and lead employees to ensure appropriate financial processes are being used
  • A solid understanding of financial statistics and accounting principles
  • Working knowledge of all statutory legislation and regulations
  • BS/MA degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics
  • Professional qualification such as CFA/CPA or similar will be considered a plus

 

Job Details

Level : Management level
Industry : Business
Salary : Ksh 150,000 - 200,000
Experience : 3 Years
Applications : 3
Locality : Nairobi, Kenya
Eligibility : Bachelor
Company : Kaziweza limite...
Posted By Kaziweza limite... / 16 Apr 2021

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