Finance Manager – Mombasa

Job Category: Accounting, Finance & Audit : Logistics | Transport
Our client, a dynamic Logistic Company is seeking to recruit a Finance Manager to be based in their Mombasa office. The successful candidate will be responsible to oversee finance department, drive financial planning of the company by analysing its performance and risks, retain constant awareness of the company’s financial position, enhance financial control systems, periodic financial/management reporting and to manage the finance team. The ideal candidate Must be willing to reside in Mombasa and Must have minimum 10 years’ experience in a finance role, 5 of which must be at a senior management level

Key Responsibilities:

  • Directing and managing all the activities of the finance department
  • Leading and managing performance of the finance team
  • Recruitment and Training Finance staff
  • Developing and reviewing finance policies and standard operating processes (SOPs)
  • Preparing timely monthly consolidated financial statements, payments and cash-flow management repo
  • Developing and monitoring annual Company’s budget
  • Liaising with external auditors, regulators and other third parties
  • Managing and implementing internal audit findings
  • Assessing investment opportunities, projects.
  • Enhancing internal control systems within the company
  • Management of cost saving initiatives
  • Overseeing monthly VAT/ withholding tax returns and reconciliations
  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with the banks
  • Negotiating with banks and other service providers on behalf of the Directors
  • Providing recommendations on how to improve the company balance sheet, P&L and cash-flows.
  • Signing LPOs, authorizing payments and signing cheques
  • Managing the insurance portfolio as and when it falls due

Qualification:

  • A relevant Bachelor’s Degree
  • Must be an ACCA finalist or CPA (K)
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in a finance role, 5 of which must be at a senior management level
  • Must be willing to reside in Mombasa
  • Must have experience working with accounting systems
  • Experience in managing a large team within a finance department
  • Sound knowledge of corporate finance and accounting principles, laws and best practices
  • Sound knowledge of KRA and tax matters, as well as staying abreast of all relevant regulations
  • Good understanding of budgeting, financial analysis and forecasting
  • Financial planning and reporting skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Leadership and management skills
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Nairobi City Kenya
Career Level: Management
Salary: KES 500,000.00
Deadline: February 29, 2020

Applications

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job.