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  • Posted: Sep 29, 2022
    Deadline: Oct 9, 2022
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    AEC Kenya supports entrepreneurs to grow their business to improve livelihoods and to create thriving communities. Founded in 2018, as the Kenya affiliate of the African Entrepreneur Collective, AEC Kenya has now worked with more than 5,000 entrepreneurs, providing a combination of training, consulting, access to finance, and market-level systems change. ...
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    Business Development Advisor - Finance & Tax



    • Provide services within the allotted time frames (in line with SME service offering) to each client.
    • Conduct assessments of client businesses to understand business needs, challenges, and opportunities in relation to the whole business.
    • Develop work plans for clients addressing their needs. 
    • Assist clients with implementation of finance/tax assessment recommendations, providing detailed 1-on-1 consulting to improve a clients’ profitability and reduce financial risk.
    • Ongoing client’s management, site visits and other engagement to provide real time advising to solve business changes and grow the company. 
    • Develop and implement accurate financial reporting, bookkeeping and inventory management systems for clients (booklets, excel, software).
    • Using the Inkomoo curriculum, provide training to Inkomoko clients in finance, tax, accounting, etc.  Update and improve curriculum where needed.
    • Provide informed, strategic and realistic advice to help clients improve their financial management systems (including inventory management, bookkeeping).
    • Generate financial statements, forecasts, unit economics, break-even and profitability analyses for clients.
    • Advise clients on financing and investment opportunities/challenges.
    • Help clients prepare for financing or investment opportunities (loan and equity financing).


    • Manage client relationships, providing excellent customer service to assigned clients
    • Participate and contribute in regular “Finance and Tax” meetings with other Finance and Tax Advisors at Inkomoko to teach/learn from one another and problem solve on solutions for clients. 
    • Provide feedback and insights to the Business Growth Services Management.
    • Work with in-house industry experts to ensure that client strategies incorporate best practices for the industry.
    • Clearly set expectations with clients in line with Inkomoko Consulting processes
    • Coordinate with M&E for client base line and end line surveys
    • Work with management to revise services offerings and make improvements based on changing market needs and client feedback. 
    • Coordinate with Management team and Customer Relations for client billing.


    • Regularly track and report on the progress of client work and deliverables in Odoo.
    • Represent Inkomoko in the local business community and at conferences or other events.
    • Keep up to date on latest finance, tax, and investment trends in local market. 
    • Maintain and organize client files.
    • Attend all required department and company meetings.
    • Participate in the organization’s company-wide efforts for growth.
    • Other duties as required.

    Minimum Qualifications

    The ideal candidate will fulfill the following requirements:

    • 3+ years of work experience in tax, finance, accounting, investment
    • Deep understanding of international accounting principles and local tax law
    • Experience with setting up an using bookkeeping as well as inventory management systems
    • Experience with preparing businesses for different types of investment 
    • Experience in consulting, business planning, and providing business advice
    • Excellent computer skills, especially with MS Excel and Word
    • Good written and oral communication skills for presentations and training
    • Shows perseverance, personal integrity, and critical thinking skills
    • BA/BS, CPA, or MBA required 


    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to African Entrepreneur Collective (AEC) on to apply

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