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  • Posted: Jan 8, 2021
    Deadline: Jan 25, 2021
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    Human Capital Synergies (HCS) Africa is a Nairobi (Kenya) based, human resources professional services provider. I
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    Finance Manager

    Our client a leading outpatient health service provider in Eastern Kenya seeks to recruit a Finance Manager who will provide leadership and professional knowledge, skills and abilities in finance and accounting to ensure outstanding financial and accounting services to the company.

    Reports to: Managing Director

    Levels of Authority:

    • Direct reports: Credit controller, Claims & billing, Accounts & bookkeeping, ICT
    • Resource management
    • Cashflow management
    • Debt management
    • Financial risk & compliance
    • Financial systems
    • Management information system
    • Budget control

    Responsibilities & Duties:

    • Overall management of finance, accounting and ICT in the company.
    • Provide leadership & supervision of accounting, finance, and ICT staff
    • Provide professional input for development and application of financial, accounting and ICT policies, procedures and guidelines in compliance with ISO quality systems standards
    • Ensure appropriate financial and ICT control systems are established and maintained
    • Ensure financial and ICT risks are identified, controlled, avoided, and reported if they occur
    • Interpretation of financial statements and reports
    • Sustain healthy company cash flow
    • Provide effective leadership in credit & debt control management
    • Work with MD/ CEO to formulate short to long-term financial strategies and plans
    • Provide leadership for heads of department (HODs) to acquire skills in developing and managing annual departmental budgets.
    • Develop budget follow-up timetable to ensure discipline of financial management by all budgeters
    • Liaise with external auditors and consultants to ensure integrity of the hospital financial and ICT systems
    • Develop good working relationships with: insurance companies, banks, auditors, KRA and other relevant institutions
    • Produce regular, accurate & timely financial & ICT reports
    • Presenting financial reports and information with clarity to investors and other stakeholders.
    • Provide robust system for internal inventory & stock control and auditing
    • Ensure well controlled & financial prudent procurement and inventory management system
    • Ensure standard procurement practices are conducted within the hospital
    • Ensure proper inventory and stock management in the facility
    • Monitor and ensure prudent debt management for the organization
    • Support HR in the recruitment of new accounts & finance staff.
    • Ensure timely and accurate payroll processing
    • Ensure timely payment of suppliers and other partners
    • Ensure compliance with KRA, NHIF, NSSF, Medical Board and other state/ regulatory bodies
    • People Management
      • Create a culture of teamwork by empowering and enabling your team to enjoy working.
      • Create an environment of employee happiness that achieves results through collaborative working.
      • Provide professional advice to all HODs regarding budget development and control.
      • Develop and sustain good working relationships with stakeholder e.g. Banks, Suppliers, investors etc

    Qualifications & Experience

    • Bachelor of  Commerce (Finance option) or equivalent qualifications
    • Masters in Finance/ accounting, or business management/ administration is of added advantage
    • CPA(K)/ACCA holder
    • CFA(I/II) Holder (added advantage)
    • Management/Leadership certification
    • 5-years' relevant work experience in accounts & finance in management within a reputable organization

    Skills & Competencies Required

    • Accounting and numeracy skills
    • Effective communication - verbal, written and PPT
    • Accuracy and decision making
    • Analytical
    • Cash flow management skills
    • Problem solving skills & initiative
    • Leadership and emotional intelligence skills
    • Resources management skills
    • Learning & self-improvement
    • Ability to work as part of a team
    • Reliability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
    • ICT savvy
    • Decision making
    • Report writing and presentation skills

    Expected Performance Standards

    • Provide accurate & timely Finance and Accounting monthly reports by the 5th of every month
    • Ensure accurate financial information is recorded on the  Hospital Management Information System (HMIS) at all times
    • Ensure credit receivables days is kept within target of <90 days
    • Provide monthly budgets & budget variance is kept below 5%
    • Ensure 6 monthly external audits are performed
    • Ensure adequate supplies are available in the hospital and all stocks are properly managed
    • Ensure ICT systems are functional, updated and backed up at all times

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