Financial Manager Job Opportunity in Kenya

Aug 26, 2016

We are looking for candidates to fill the following position in our esteemed organisation:

Financial Manager
Primary Purpose of the Job: To provide managerial and supervisory direction in order to protect existing assets and income through effective application of policies & procedures and business support services.

Level of Authority: Has the authority to execute all Key Performance Areas as stated on this form.

Education / Experience / Qualifications / Skill Requirements
  • Form 4.
  • Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in Accounting Financial Management.
Job related work experience    
  • 5-10 year’s relevant experience or the equivalent knowledge or skill in similar position.
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Word; Excel; PowerPoint; Pastel accounting).
Specialist Skills and Knowledge   
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to plan, organise and control own work effort.
  • Customer service centre.
  • Team focused.
  • Financial and business acumen.
  • Experience in policies and procedures in purchasing.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Telephone etiquette.
Key Performance Areas

Key Job Outputs

Generic Objectives
  • Budget coalition for all facilities management functions and services.
  • Establish and maintain acceptable internal control for the accounting functions.
  • Manage the debtor administration function.
  • Custodian of financial policies and procedures.
  • Produce and exception reports on the budget against expenditure and investigate all variances.
  • Propose and carry out any remedial action necessary to rectify abnormal variances on budget line items.
  • Reconcile supplier’s accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Check correct general ledger allocations and coding of invoices.
  • Liaise with existing suppliers and source new competitive suppliers.
  • Complete schedule of all statements.
  • Keep updated credit application and information sheets.
  • Ensure that the necessary financial controls are in place.
  • Develop, review and update financial controls regularly.
  • Ensure compliance with Financial accounting practice and site specific needs.
  • Produce financial reports for the Board and Body Corporate meetings.
  • Process and send invoices (match and process) and levy’s timeously in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Assist members with account queries.
  • Follow up on outstanding debtors.
  • Prepare pass through cost and all other payments.
  • Prepare and process payments on Business-on-Line.
  • Prepare recon for the Board and Body Corporate to release payment.
  • Maintain regular and preventative maintenance cycle and life cycles of capital assets.
  • Supplier contract administration.
  • Ensure copies of all documents are filed as well as correspondence in a methodical manner.
  • Update Budget and schedule for site expenditure on a monthly basis.
  • Generate reports reviewing for correctness and submitting on due date.
  • Generate ad hoc reports as required and provide financial and administrative support to various departments.
Site Specific Objectives
  • Quality, Environmental and Health & Safety Standards   
  • Adhere to the Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality (SHEQ) Management System’s Policies & Procedures of as applicable to this position.
Ad Hoc   
  • Any reasonable action requested by management.
Competency Profile
The following primary competencies are required for effective job performance:
  • Proactive.
  • Judgement and deciding.
  • Interpersonal and cross cultural skills.
  • Continuous improvement.
  • Managing projects and tasks.
  • Trouble Shoot.
  • Motivating and developing others.
  • Teamwork.
  • Conflict handling.
  • Report writing.
  • Customer service orientation.
  • Budgeting.
  • Cost control/Optimisation.
How to Apply

Email your application and CV to

Closing Date: 2nd September 2016


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