Regional Finance and Operations Manager Job in Kenya (300K)

Jun 23, 2017

Job Vacancy: Regional Finance and Operations Manager
Salary: KES 250,000 - 300,000
Location: Nairobi 

Duties and responsibilities
  • Drive monthly and quarterly regional operational budgets process with company’s regional teams.
  • Own all invoicing and collections for company’s customers across region.
  • Coordinate regional operations including organizing high level meetings, arranging travel, assist in obtaining visas & other required documents, special events and organizing all staff meetings and trainings, and planning social gatherings for staff.
  • Register, file and pay all regional, country and local government regulatory agencies in line with regulatory compliance (examples: tax return filing and payment, income tax filing and payment, etc.)
  • Develop annual country program for overhead and facilities budgets.
  • Maintaining online accounting (currently done in Xero) in a timely manner.
  • Pay, manage and interface with contractors and vendors, including but not limited to lawyers, accountants, auditors, in line with all vendor contractual terms.
  • Submit periodic requests for operating funds to the Regional VP and COO and manage bank balances to ensure adequate funds are available
  • Liaise with landlords and service providers for electric, telephone, internet, water, security, cleaning and other services and ensure proper maintenance of all facilities
  • Manage expenditures against the overhead and facilities budgets. Inform Regional VP and COO of all current or anticipated budget variances.
  • Manage facilities including company relationship with building management; arrange for office improvements, outfitting and moving as necessary, décor and equipment upgrades; storage clearance and set up.
  • Oversee office and storage lease and office inventory list.
  • Facilitate relationships with Government agencies and other governmental bodies for proper registration of office in consultation with local counsel and bookkeepers.
  • Ensure all conference rooms and workstations have fully functioning. Oversee selection of local vendors, develop and maintain contracts with the vendors including travel related, stationery, IT.
  • Oversee procurement of office supplies and equipment in compliance with company’s policy and procedure.
  • Maintain bank accounts for country operations, act as primary liaison with banks, and reconcile bank accounts and petty cash monthly.
  • Manage Administration activities including leave tracking, new employee orientation, disciplinary matters, payroll and tax payments, and local employee benefit plans, in collaboration with Human Resources.
Key Skills and Competencies
  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree; preference accounting, finance or  any  related field
  • CPAK holder.
  • 5-7 years of accounting and finance experience.
  • 3 years working as a finance and operations  Manager preferably  in telecommunication Industry or IT Solutions Company.
  • Candidates with regional experience will be an added advantage.
  • Interpersonal skills and listening skills.
  • Communication skills - verbal and written.
  • Problem analysis and problem-solving.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Data collection and ordering.
How to Apply
If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject Regional Finance and Operations Manager to and CC on before 30th June 2017. 

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV. 

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


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