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  • Posted: Sep 14, 2021
    Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
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  • Jambojet, a brand of Kenya Airways, is Kenya's first low-cost airline. Operating from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Jambojet has set to revolutionize the way you travel by opening up the skies for all to fly for less. We aim to provide affordable air travel because flying really is for everyone. What’s more, Jambojet has a wide var...
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    Chief Financial Officer

    Job Description

    This role is directly responsible for accounting, finance, forecasting, strategic planning, deal analysis and negotiations, partnership compliance, as well as private and institutional financing for Jambojet.

    Main Duties

    1. Provide recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance, profitability, and business opportunities for growth.
    2. Manage processes for and provide timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends, and forecasts.
    3. Oversee tax, insurance, and treasury functions
    4. Oversee the management and coordination of all fiscal reporting activities for the organization
    5. Oversee the coordination and activities of independent auditors
    6. Develop and maintain systems of internal controls to safeguard financial assets of the organization
    7. Develop organization prospects by studying economic trends and revenue opportunities; projecting expansion prospects; analyzing organization operations; identifying opportunities for improvement, cost reduction, and systems enhancement; accumulating capital to fund expansion.
    8. Work with the CEO on the strategic vision including fostering and cultivating stakeholder relationships at all levels, as well as assisting in the development and negotiation of contracts.

    Academic qualifications

    1. Bachelors Degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option)
    2. Masters Degree in a related discipline is desirable

    Additional qualifications

    1. A qualified accountant with relevant professional certifications; CPA(K), ACCA, ICAEW
    2. Knowledge of revenue management strategies is a plus.
    3. Advanced level proficiency in MS Excel
    4. Intermediate knowledge in working with an ERP system

    Experience

    1. 7+ years in progressively responsible financial leadership roles, preferably in the aviation industry.
    2. Working knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and International Accounting Standards (IAS)
    3. Working knowledge within a fast-paced organization in a new low-cost model that has a very high potential for rapid growth.

    Skills

    1. Strong business management and revenue maximization skills
    2. Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization.
    3. Analytical and critical thinking abilities
    4. High sense of urgency and attention to detail

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Jambojet on www.myjobsinkenya.com to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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