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  • Posted: Oct 5, 2016
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Real People is a non-deposit taking financial solutions provider for businesses. At Real People we target the mass market with a particular interest in the Small and Medium Enterprises sector in South Africa and East Africa (Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania). Real People started operations in Kenya in 2006 and has over the years expanded to cover other regional...
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    Chief Financial Officer

    One year fixed term contract.


    The position, in an ambitious high-growth Group of companies forms part of a divisional executive leadership team and is responsible for the overall financial management of the Group’s East African Division based in Nairobi. The incumbent will support the division’s Chief Executive Officer in strategic and operational decision making.


    The division’s core business is the provision of business finance and housing finance in the Eastern Africa region, consisting of separate companies in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.


    Expatriates will be considered for this role.


    The incumbent will participate as a key member in the division’s executive management committee.


    The incumbent will be responsible for:


    • Overall strategic leadership and operational management of the Finance function and team
    • The development and maintenance of sophisticated forecasting models
    • The development and maintenance of provisioning methodologies and calculation models
    • The provision of strategic business intelligence through data analysis and interpretation
    • The provision of financial reports and analysis to stakeholders
    • The management of the operational accounting function
    • Tax planning and optimization
    • Investor relations and liaison, including the provision of investor information, roadshow participation
    • Liquidity and capital management in compliance with set policies
    • Development and maintenance of the risk management framework
    • Management of the internal audit function


    • Liaising with business, group finance, credit and other internal stakeholders in the pursuit of divisional goals


    ·         Aligning finance strategy with operational divisional strategy


    • Building a values-based visionary organization aligned with the Group’s vision and core values, resulting in a high-performance business.

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