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  • Posted: May 13, 2021
    Deadline: May 21, 2021
  • 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.

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    Logistics Manager

    Directly report to the Managing Director East Africa, with a key responsibility to manage all supply chain and logistics flow of the new subsidiary in Kenya while ensuring an optimal market supply through 3PL operated regional warehouses in the East African region for Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, South Sudan and Ethiopia, including inventory control, warehousing, and freight management


    Job Description

    Key Responsibilities


    • Providing of labor and resource requirements to achieve the above goals.
    • Strategic costs and budget responsibility as well as monitoring of corresponding key figures.
    • Implementation and development of appropriate management processes including recruitment, training, performance management, incentive schemes and working hours.
    • Leading and motivation of staff to deliver high satisfaction of employees, and productivity.
    • Regular coordination meetings with sales, finance, controlling teams
    • Identify, communicate and implement best practices
    • Lead or participate in special tasks and projects at Group level.
    • Responsibility for change processes including the focus on customer orientation, transparency regarding costs and services, benchmarking, optimal logistics solutions as well as the optimization of processes and cost structures.
    • Maintaining warehouse equipment in proper and safe condition.
    • Ensuring an effective communication, internally and externally.
    • Performing continuous improvement processes.

    Inventory control

    • Effective monitoring of inventory and maintaining best product availability.
    • Overall responsibility for material master data and purchasing.


    • Closely monitor and optimize the external storage in cooperation with the 3rd party warehouse provider
    • Ensuring an overall effective flow of goods.


    • Responsibility for efficient performance of freight management, both inbound and outbound.

    Health and Safety

    • Responsibility for Health and Safety within the logistics management function.
    • Compliance of Health and Safety measures for all employees.


    • Bachelors Degree in relevant area of study
    • Relevant professional qualification and experience in the logistics sector.
    • Profound overall understanding and experience of logistics, purchasing and supply chain management processes in general.
    • Minimum 7 years’ experience in a similar position with 2-3 years at management level.
    • Experience of process improvement and ability to show evidence of raising standards and implementing successful, innovative business ideas.
    • Proven track record of delivering operating results and profit.
    • Good understanding of financial matters, budget and forecast
    • Analytic mind set to develop strategies and visions; structured, well organized
    • Ability to develop and cultivate relationships at various levels, persuasive and emphatic.
    • Strong leadership skills; cooperative management styles and communication skills to lead and develop a team.
    • Determined and results oriented
    • Willingness to travel.
    • A good Team player.

    Additional Information

    •  Please indicate current and expected gross salary on CV


    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Deadline for application 21st May 2021 at 5pm.


    • This is a Senior Management role and will require frequent official travel.
    • The company will offer an attractive remuneration package and annual performance bonus on achievement of performance targets.
    • The successful candidate shall be expected to report on 1st July 2021.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.


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