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  • Posted: Feb 10, 2021
    Deadline: Feb 24, 2021
  • To provide unmatched Financial Solutions that delight our customers. We are committed to empowering our employees whilst embracing innovation & emerging technologies in order to maximize stakeholders value. The Kenyan Alliance Insurance Company Limited is dedicated to become one of the leading regional insurance provider of all General Insurance and life...
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    Senior Accountant – Treasury and Finance Operations

    Main Purpose of the Job- (Job Summary)

    The role holder is responsible for a broad range of activities that lead to financial effectiveness and efficiency for the company. The Senior Accountant will oversee the financial operations of the Company. We are seeking a proven leader that can drive excellence by making process improvements to the existing organization’s systems and procedures and support the company meet its strategic objectives.

    Department: Finance

    Main Responsibilities

    • Policy Management: manage company policies under this docket.
    • Internal Control: Implement internal control measures and/or improve existing ones under this docket to ensure company resources are safeguarded and well utilized.
    • Working Capital Management: Collaborate with other team members to ensure the company has adequate resources to support operations.
    • Accounts Payable: Manage the payment function for the company, including all controls around the entire payment process.
    • Cash management: Manage the banking and receipting process for the company, including all controls around the entire cash and bank process.
    • Investments: Ensure timely investment of surplus funds either directly or through the appointed fund managers.
    • Business Partnerships: maintain strong relationships with the Company’s banks, creditors and other key business partners under this docket.
    • Other duties as may be assigned.

    Knowledge & Experience

    The candidate must demonstrate and possess the following skills and qualifications:

    • Capacity to engage and collaborate with Senior Managers to create value for the organization;
    • Proactive and business acumen to support strategy;
    • Agility and problem-solving skills in a dynamic environment;
    • Capacity to handle competing role demands and remain focused while balancing relationships and results;
    • Build and maintain a motivated and performance driven team;
    • Strong communication and presentation skills;
    • Excellent analytical and numerical abilities with attention to detail;
    • Experience in organization risk management to minimize unfavourable events and maximize realization of opportunities; and
    • Integrity, objectivity and uphold professional values.
    • Undergraduate degree in Accounting and/or Finance from a reputable institution
    • ACCA/ CPA qualification
    • At least 8 years’ relevant experience in finance

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    Life Assurance Unit Manager – Nakuru

    Reports to                 :           Agency Manager

    Direct Reports         :           Financial Advisors

    Division                     :           Life and Pensions

    Department              :           Life Agency

    Job Summary

    The Unit Manager will be responsible for recruiting, training, selection, retention of productive Financial Advisors and ensuring that his/her unit meets and exceeds their monthly sales targets.

    Main Responsibilities

    1. Ensure that high production targets are met through the team and his/her personal production.
    2. Sales planning that achieves the set goals and objectives.
    3. Selling of insurance Life Products as targets prescribe.
    4. Conducting trainings on company products, processes, sales and soft skills to achieve results.
    5. Provide one-to-one coaching, mentoring and motivation to members of their teams and ensure that they effectively implement strategies and agreed action plans.
    6. Market segmentation and opening of markets for financial advisors to secure business.
    7. Meeting the set persistency levels of life business and retention targets for other lines of business.
    8. Providing effective customer service to both prospective and existing customers
    9. Preparing sales and other management reports as required from time to time
    10. Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the Agency Manager

    Qualifications Required

    • Minimum academic qualification – business-related Diploma level
    • A successful track record of selling in the financial services sector, teaching or any other relevant profession
    • A minimum of 2 years prior experience in selling life insurance and/or team management will be a definite advantage.
    • At least 28 years and above
    • Highly networked and adept at connecting with people
    • Results oriented and able to work under strict deadlines to meet sales targets
    • Ability to thrive in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment with minimum supervision.
    • Good knowledge of life insurance.
    • Results oriented and self-driven with a proven performance track record
    • Previous experience working directly with clients or with an insurance Sales Team or selling Life insurance is encouraged
    • Certification or proof of study in ACII, AIIK or CIM will be an added advantage.

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates to send their CV Only to [email protected] quoting the position and specific location   e.g Financial Advisor – Mombasa’ or 'Life Assurance Unit Manager – Nakuru’ as the subject.

    The recruitment for Financial Advisors is continuous and therefore there is no deadline for receiving applications.

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

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