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  • Posted: May 13, 2021
    Deadline: May 21, 2021
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    Verde Edge Consulting Ltd is a new age executive HR consulting company based in Nairobi Kenya with operations running throughout the republic and the greater East Africa region. We are dedicated to revolutionizing HR practice in the new age through developing long term strategic partnerships with our clients. We are well placed to offer best breed of inno...
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    Finance Manager

    Overview of the role

    Directly report to the Managing Director East Africa, with a key responsibility to provide leadership and coordination of all company financial planning, debt financing, budget management and financial reporting.

    Key Responsibilities

    1. Preparation of financial statements in accordance with Kenyan Accounting Standards
    2. Direct and coordinate company financial planning and budget management functions.
    3. Monitor and analyze monthly operating results against budget.
    4. Communicate with headquarters in all financial matters and financial reporting.
    5. Direct and coordinate debt financing and debt service payments with external agencies.
    6. Manage daily operations of the finance and accounting department (A/R, A/P, General Accounting, Fixed Assets, year-end closing)
    7. Treasury and payroll accounting and management
    8. Manage the preparation of the official annual plan of actual revenues, gross margins, expenses and investments.
    9. Manage the preparation of financial outlooks and financial forecasts.
    10. Prepare financial analysis for contract negotiations and product investment decisions.
    11. Ensure compliance with local and international bodies
    12. Work and consult with department managers and corporate staff to develop business plans for the company.
    13. Establish and implement short- and long-range departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures.
    14. Serve as primary legislative liaison relative to company financial issues.
    15. Direct financial audits and provide recommendations for procedural improvement.
    16. Contact person for auditors, tax consultants, banks and government and tax agencies
    17. Prepare and file of tax returns promptly
    18. Advance Legal matters of the company, cased related to taxes, duties, refund claims etc.

    Key Competencies

    1. Ability to think strategically and act in complex relationships
    2. Sensitivity for ethnical and cultural diversity to serve the customer needs and to lead staff
    3. High energy, with an entrepreneurial approach
    4. Great loyalty towards the employer
    5. High integrity and ethical standards
    6. High sense of responsibility and flexibility
    7. Good communication, influencing, problem solving, presentation and negotiation skills at all levels
    8. High level of expertise
    9. Good organizational skills, initiative, performance and learning agility


    1. Bachelor’s degree in relevant field and Certified Accounts/Financial Professional
    2. Additional qualification of company secretary (CS) will be highly desired although not essential; knowledge of legal matters
    3. Minimum 7 years’ experience on similar role and 3 years on a senior management role
    4. Ability to analyse financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections to the Managing Director and Board of management
    5. Working knowledge of short and long term budgeting and forecasting, rolling budgets, and product-line profitability analysis.
    6. Professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
    7. IT knowledge regarding MS Office and SAP system.
    8. Fluent in English, German optional.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Verde Edge Consulting Ltd on to apply

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