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  • Posted: May 23, 2024
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Corporate Staffing Services is a leading recruitment agency in Kenya providing complete recruitment services. In the last ten years we have been partners to local and foreign businesses looking to hire Kenyan professionals. We have recruited for diverse clients in different sectors and industries.
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    Head of Finance

    Main duties

    Our client, an advertising company, is seeking a Head of Finance to oversee all financial activities, ensure financial health, and drive strategic financial planning. This dynamic, results-oriented leader will work closely with the finance, audit, procurement, and IT teams, supporting business operations and growth initiatives. As part of his/her duties, the Head of Finance will play a key role in strategic decision-making and operations

    Responsibilities:

    • Develop and oversee financial plans, budgets, and forecasts for the advertising company.
    • Analyze financial data to provide insights and recommendations for strategic decision-making.
    • Develop and implement financial strategies, policies, and procedures to ensure sound financial management.
    • Oversee the preparation and approval of all financial reporting materials and metrics; prepare and communicate monthly and annual financial statements.
    • Analyze financial performance and provide strategic recommendations to the CEO and executive team.
    • Manage budgeting and forecasting processes, ensuring alignment with company goals and objectives.
    • Monitor and manage cash flow, banking relationships, and financial transactions.
    • Monitor cash flow and liquidity to ensure the company meets its financial obligations and maintains adequate working capital.
    • Implement strategies to optimize cash flow efficiency.
    • Collaborate with the CEO and executive team to develop and execute business strategies and long-term plans.
    • Identify and evaluate business opportunities, risks, and financial impacts.
    • Support business development initiatives, including mergers, acquisitions, and partnerships.
    • Ensure accurate and timely financial reporting per regulatory requirements and company policies.
    • Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements for management and stakeholders.
    • Lead the Internal audit to Identify and mitigate financial risks through effective risk management practices.
    • Develop and implement policies and procedures to safeguard the company’s financial assets.
    • Ensure compliance with all financial, legal, and tax regulations, including the preparation and submission of tax returns.
    • Develop and maintain internal controls to safeguard the company’s financial assets.
    • Coordinate and oversee internal and external audits, addressing findings and implementing recommendations. Procurement and Vendor Management
    • Develop and implement procurement policies and procedures to ensure cost-effective and efficient purchasing practices.
    • Negotiate and manage contracts with suppliers and vendors to secure the best terms and conditions.
    • Oversee the procurement team to ensure timely and accurate procurement activities.
    • Ensure robust cybersecurity measures are in place to protect company information.
    • Mentor and develop team members, promoting professional growth and skill development.

    Qualifications:

    • MBA in Finance or Strategic Management.
    • A Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business Administration, or a related field from a recognized university.
    • Professional qualifications in CPA-K, CIFA, or any other recognized professional accounting qualification.
    • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in Finance and Accounting, with at least the last 5 years having held a similar role or been a member of a senior management team.
    • Working knowledge of all statutory legislation and regulations.
    • Should be a member of a relevant professional body.
    • Proficient user of finance software.
    • Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills; ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences.
    • A solid understanding of financial statistics and accounting principles.
    • Strategic thinker who possesses solid business acumen and can organize and manage.
    • Proven ability to make complex and time-sensitive decisions in the best interests of the organization.
    • Excellent leadership and teamwork skills.
    • Proactive, hands-on, results-driven orientation required.

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    Head of Operations and Programs -Media

    Responsibilities 

    Strategy

    • Provide effective, operational leadership and stewardship through active involvement in all programs and services.
    • Ensure the continued financial viability of the organization’s program/service units through sound fiscal management.
    • Support in the development and implementation of strategic plans. 

    Business Stream Management

    • Manage and optimize the performance of our multiple business streams, including workflow automation, performance management, project management, and deployment of new activities, by developing and implementing operational strategies, KPIs, and performance metrics.

    Process and Knowledge Improvement

    • Drive continuous improvement initiatives across the organization to enhance operational efficiency, reduce costs, and increase customer satisfaction.
    • Lead the formulation of SOPs and policies that make organisations efficient and compliant 
    • Work to set up the monitoring and evaluation metric, measurement and sharing  in collaboration with the monitoring and evaluations team 
    • Lead and be the custodian of building a culture of sharing best practices, facilitating collaborations among the teams
    • Lead the creation and maintenance of a platform for the dissemination insights of into lessons learned in the life of the organisation.

    Compliance & Risk Management

    • Ensure all program activities operate consistently, legally, and ethically, within the mission and values of the organization across the region
    • Identify and mitigate operational risks, compliance issues, and regulatory challenges to maintain a secure and compliant operating environment.

    Management and Leadership

    • Provide leadership to direct reports, dedicate time to coach and mentor leaders to perform to their full potential, and act as a role model for culture and values.
    • Team Coordination: Orchestrate a high-performing cross-functional team, fostering a culture of innovation, accountability, and collaboration.
    • Collaborate with HR to build a robust talent strategy, leading to a high-performing team, high employee retention, and an efficient organization with a positive culture.
    • Work with the Operations to develop an effective IT infrastructure that supports operations, reporting, and data collection.

    Financial Management

    • Collaborate with the finance manager in Budget planning 

    Reporting

    • Provide periodic reports to the executive leadership on the overall performance of the Business Operation. 
    • Oversee the reporting of relevant country office updates

    Qualifications, Skills, Competencies Required

    • The minimum academic qualification required to effectively perform the job is a Bachelor’s Degree with a preferred area of Specialization in business.
    • 9-10 years of experience is required with 5 in a management position preferably in the media and creative industries. 
    • Experience supervising seasoned staff operating multiple activities across a broad geography.
    • Seasoned in leading diverse work teams and developing an organization-wide strategy for programme excellence. 
    • Communications Skills
    • Leadership Skills
    • Strategic thinking
    • Innovation and Problem-Solving Skills
    • Organizational and Planning Skills
    • Analytical skills 
    • Facilitation skills
    • Networking skills
    • Great Interpersonal Skills 
    • Financial Management Skill

    What the Organization Offers

    • Paid Time Off
    • Comprehensive health cover
    • Emergency Assistance Program
    • Flexible Hybrid Work Schedule
    • Professional Development Plan

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    Marketing Officer - Pharmaceutical

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Conduct comprehensive market research and marketing analysis.
    • Prepare and present detailed marketing reports.
    • Organize and coordinate effective marketing activations and events.
    • Manage digital marketing efforts, including Google Ads, Facebook Ads, and other online advertising platforms.
    • Develop creative content and marketing visuals, ensuring key messages align with brand strategy.
    • Collaborate with the marketing team to develop and implement robust marketing strategies.
    • Design and execute marketing campaigns for both new and existing products.
    • Provide excellent customer care management and support.

    Qualifications:

    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Sales and Marketing.
    • At least 3 years of experience in a similar role.
    • Prior experience in the FMCG sector, specifically within the beauty industry, is highly preferred.
    • Strong market research and analysis skills.
    • Proven experience in organizing and coordinating marketing activations.
    • Proficient in digital marketing and advertisement management, including Google Ads and Facebook Ads.
    • Creative with strong content marketing skills.
    • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
    • Strong customer care management abilities

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