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  • Posted on: 14 November, 2016 Deadline: 25 November, 2016
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  • PricewaterhouseCoopers is one of Kenya's leading professional services firms focused on providing Audit & Assurance, Advisory and Tax services. Our primary strategic goal is to create value for our clients and deliver a competitive advantage to their operations. Our blend of international and Kenyan expertise is fundamental to the high quality of advice and assistance that we offer. As elsewhere in the world, PricewaterhouseCoopers in Kenya uses the benefit of its hands-on experience to provide a strong level of local understanding and support, in accordance with the international professional standards of the PricewaterhouseCoopers worldwide organisation. With over 350 employees we stand firm on our commitment to provide highly qualified professionals to assist private companies and public institutions with our first-hand knowledge and expertise-within Kenya and internationally.

    Accounts Manager- MIS

     

    The Accounts Manager – MIS will compile, aggregate, consolidate analyse Business Planning / Performance related information pertaining to our East Africa businesses. Reporting to the Finance Manager- MIS, the job holder would be focus on following areas: 

    • Financial Reporting
    • Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting
    • Performance Analysis
    • BPC Uploading

    Roles & Responsibilities for the Accounts Manager Job

    Financial Reporting 

    • Preparation of daily, weekly and monthly reports accompanied with detailed analysis,
    • Preparation of quarterly budget reviews and forecasts,
    • In collaboration with external auditors, ensure preparation of Consolidated Audited Financial Statements.

    Planning, Budgeting & Forecasting 

    • Collate & Analyse the Strategic Plan, Budget, Quarterly Forecasts and Presentations. 

    Performance Analysis 

    • Analyse and present the financial and operating performance of the businesses periodically for review by all levels of management and present recommendations for corrective action,
    • Provide critical analysis on key variances with the budgets – sales mix, gross / net margin, net profit, inventory cover, ageing. 

    BPC Uploads 

    • Timely of uploading data into BPC and training users on BPC and other MIS tools.

    Accounts Manager Job Qualifications 

    • Over 7 years of PQE finance experience (experience in a big 4 Audit Firms will be an added advantage),
    • CPA (K) and BA in Finance/Accounting
    • Good Understanding of IFRSs and ERP systems
    • Very strong excel & accounting knowledge
    • Good interpersonal & organization skills
    • Analytical mind and with a keen eye for detail.

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    Accounts Manager – Business Support

     

    The Accounts Manager – Business Support will support the Financial Controller in ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures with major emphasis on – cash control, sales accounting and approvals credit controls & approvals, stock controls, audit report follow-up and day to day internal controls review and improvements. The position will focus on the following key areas: 

    • Cash control and management
    • Revenue and credit card controls
    • Review of policies and procedures
    • Review of Internal Controls
    • Branch visits, training and audits 

    Roles & Responsibilities for the Accounts Manager Job 

    • Cash control and management – review the cash collection process to ensure that cash collected is banked and posted into the customer account in the ERP.
    • Review controls on manual receipts and ensure that they are reviewed and posted into the system. Additionally, constantly adherence to down payment process, bank transfer controls and ensure that the DOA on when to invoice is being adhered to.
    • Revenue and credit card controls – on a regular basis, carry out a review of the revenue collections and recognition process and also review credit card controls ensuring that identification, limits, signatures are reviewed before accepting and issuing receipts on credit cards. Regularly review the reconciliation and collection of the credit card control accounts.
    • Review of policies and procedures – regularly assess whether there any SOPs or procedures manual that exist in the organization covering different areas, review their suitability and effectiveness and recommend/proposal revisions and review.
    • Review of Internal Controls -carry out regular reviews to ensure that revenue recognition in the financials is based on on-going sample checks. Additionally, review the sales process and ensure that proper documentation and approvals are sort as per company DOA.
    • Branch visits, training and audits – conduct regular visits to branches ensuring that regular verification of inventory, cash and bank reconciliations and also check whether Company SOPs are being adhered. 

    Accounts Manager Job Required Qualifications 

    • Over 7 years of PQE finance experience (audit back ground will be an added advantage)
    • CPA (K) and BA in Finance/Accounting
    • Good Understanding of IFRSs and ERP systems
    • Very strong excel & accounting knowledge
    • Good interpersonal & organization skills
    • Analytical mind and with a keen eye for detail.

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    Finance Manager – Treasury

     

    Reporting to the Finance Director, the Finance Manager – Treasury will be responsible for Managing Group Liquidity including evaluation and design of cash management strategies and procurement of cash management solutions in support of the Business. Financial Reporting 

    • Cash Flow and Liquidity Management
    • Forex Hedging
    • Banking Facilities Review and Management
    • Supplier financing set up and arrangement 

    Roles & Responsibilities for the Finance Manager Job 

    • Prepare cash flow forecasts and build early warning signals to ensure cash equilibrium is maintained at all times. Continuously monitor bank balances and optimise effective utilisation of funds and at optimal costs.
    • Forex Hedge – To assess foreign currency exposure of business units on an continuous basis and ensuring adequate hedge process in place in consultation with management and Group treasury.
    • Banking facility review and management – Identify and initiate fund based and non-fund based banking facility requirements for the business units  with group treasury as per business plan and reviews. To ensure banking faculties of the Automotive Division are optimally utilized, by minimizing cost of funding.
    • Supplier re-financing set up arrangement
    • To ensure timely opening of import letters of credit as per automotive principal requirements and based on purchase plans of the business. Continuous monitoring of inbound shipments and effect payment on due date to ensure uninterrupted supply chain. Advise business units on bank guarantee requirements of the business units and ensure timely action.
    • To ensure all principal vendor payments are accounted and validate the SAP inbound processes are completed by the business correctly and principal vendor accounts are reconciled at all times. Ensure inventory accounting is complete and accurate including Goods in transit accounting. 

    Finance Manager Job Qualifications 

    • Over 10 years of PQE experience 3 of which must be in a busy Treasury Function
    • CPA (K) and BA in Finance/Accounting
    • Indepth knowledge and understanding of liquidity management
    • Very strong excel & accounting knowledge
    • Good interpersonal & organization skills & analytical mind and with a keen eye for detail.

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    Finance Manager- MIS

     

    The Finance Manager – MIS will compile, aggregate, consolidate analyse Business Planning / Performance related information pertaining to our East Africa businesses. Reporting to the Finance Director, the job holder would be focus on following areas: 

    • Financial Reporting
    • Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting
    • Performance Analysis
    • Pension Fund administration. 

    Finance Manager Job Roles & Responsibilities

    Financial Reporting 

    • Manage monthly financial reporting and Group consolidation process and review consolidated financial statements, including analysis of results and resolutions of differences and/or executive inquiries,
    • Manage quarterly analytical review of consolidated results, including streamlining data collection. Work closely with local finance personnel and external auditors on key drivers of financial fluctuations,
    • In collaboration with external auditors, ensure preparation of Consolidated Audited Financial Statements. 

    Planning, Budgeting & Forecasting 

    • Collate & Analyse the Strategic Plan, Budget, Quarterly Forecasts and Presentations. 

    Performance Analysis 

    • Analyse and present the financial and operating performance of the businesses periodically for review by all levels of management and present recommendations for corrective action,
    • Provide critical analysis on key variances with the budgets – sales mix, gross / net margin, net profit, inventory cover, ageing.
    • Group pension fund administration. 

    Qualifications for the Finance Manager Job 

    • Over 10 years of PQE finance experience (experience in a big 4 Audit Firms will be an added advantage),
    • CPA (K) and BA in Finance/Accounting
    • Good Understanding of IFRSs and ERP systems
    • Very strong excel & accounting knowledge
    • Good interpersonal & organization skills
    • Analytical mind and with a keen eye for detail.

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    Finance Manager- Credit Control

     

    The Finance Manager – Credit Control will pro-actively manage outstanding debtors at, ensuring the company achieves its objectives of collecting outstanding monies within the set KPIs, reducing overall debtor days and minimising the risk of bad debt. Reporting to the Finance Director, the job holder would be focus on following areas: 

    • Credit processing and approvals,
    • Collection of outstanding debt within the set KPIs,
    • Review and approval of In-House Financed Deals and following up to ensure collection,
    • Preparation of AR Reports and highlighting exceptions
    • Regular review and updating of Credit Control SOPs and Policies 

    Finance Manager Job Responsibilities

    • Credit processing and approvals – authorize credit limits for customers as per DOA ensuring that the limits are defined in the ERP and followed by the business.
    • Collection of outstanding debt within the set KPIs, – Ensure timely and accurate receivables and collections reporting including, but not limited to, cash collections, credit card collections and forecasting and DSO calculations. Involve the sales team in risk management and collection of overdue payments, providing them with appropriate information (customer account balance, solvency, etc).
    • IHF Review and approvals – conduct evaluation of all IHF (In-house Financed Deals) applications and follow up ensuring that the payments are done on time within the approved limits.
    • Preparation of AR Reports – preparation of weekly and monthly outstanding reports and escalating unresolved issues. Additionally, weekly collection targets highlighting any exceptions.
    • Regular review and updating of Credit Control SOPs and Policies – Contribute to the development/refinement of credit strategy, policy and processes. 

    Qualifications for the Finance Manager Job 

    • Over 10 years of PQE managing a busy credit control function,
    • CPA (K) and BA in Finance/Accounting
    • Very strong excel & accounting knowledge
    • An organised and methodical approach
    • An assertive but tactful manner
    • Good negotiation skills the ability with the ability to explain financial matters firmly and clearly
    • Good interpersonal & organization skills

    Method of Application

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

    If you believe you fit the required profile, please create an account through the link below or login if you already have an account with PwC and submit your applications in confidence by Friday 25 November 2016. In addition, please attach your curriculum vitae with details of your qualifications, experience, present position, current remuneration, expected remuneration as well as copies of professional and academic certificates.

    While applying, quote the title of the position you are applying for and include your day and evening telephone numbers, email address and names and address of three referees.  Only applications received online will be processed and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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