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Our client in the FMCG industry is looking to hire a Finance Manager based in Nairobi.

Work Station: Nairobi

JOB PURPOSE:       

The ideal candidate will be responsible for creating forecasting models, assessing risk in investments and ensuring all accounting activities comply with regulations; maintaining our company's financial health and increase profitability; managing the financial reporting for the organization. 

Main Tasks AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Providing sound financial support and insights to enable the executive team to make critical business decisions.
  • Presentation of financial results and insights to the executive management, external users, and board of directors.
  • Involve in the formulation of the business's strategy, evaluate financial risks associated with strategy, and advise on sustainability.
  • Managing and overseeing the taxation affairs of the organization and liaising with the external tax firm and auditors for specific advice.
  • Managing and overseeing the cash flow of the company and ensuring it has the appropriate budgetary controls.
  • Managing hedging and foreign currencies to cushion the company from foreign exchange losses.
  • Managing the External Auditor relationship and ensuring the organization is compliant with accounting standards and local statutory requirements.
  • Managing and overseeing the company's banking and borrowing arrangements by providing relevant information to the bankers and monitoring adherence to financial covenants.
  • Regularly conduct gap analysis in financial processes and institute solid financial systems with the aid of technology to control risks.
  • Perform investment appraisal and analysis as and when required, present cost-benefit analysis for different investment options to management.
  • Formulate operating/ capital budgets, establish cost control procedures, and present results to both finance & non-finance people to understand.
  • In charge of recruitment, training, mentoring, and development of accounting staff
  • Managing accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, financial, and other management accounting functions.
  • Risk management to ensure the business has a solid risk framework in place, manages the insurance portfolio of the company.
  • Advising and implementing best practice initiatives to increase revenue and reduce costs
  • Advising on market changes and providing strategic financial recommendations to the executive management.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • Certified Public Accountancy
  • 8+ years experience in a senior financial managerial position with a proven record of success
  • Sound decision-making skills based on accurate and timely analyses
  • Results-oriented and metrics-driven
  • Exceptional time management and able to solve problems
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication and leadership skills, with the ability to communicate and manage staff at all levels
  • Ability to lead by example and demonstrate a strong sense of integrity, ethics, and dependability
  • Professional written and oral communication skills
  • Strategic thinking, planning, and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to collaborate with top management to organize, plan and achieve company financial goals
  • Advanced computer software skills, including Excel and financial reporting software

 

Kindly upload your CV if you meet the below requirements here before 19th May 2021 using the link below:

https://reedsafricaconsult.com/job/fmcg-finance-manager/

 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

 

 

Job Details

Level : Mid level
Industry : Financial Services
Salary : Confidential
Experience : 9 Years
Applications : 1
Locality : Nairobi, Kenya
Eligibility : Bachelor
Company : Reeds africa co...
Posted By Reeds africa co... / 07 May 2021

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