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    Recours 4 Kenya is an award-winning, youth-focused Recruitment, Training and HR consultancy firm. We offer the best recruitment, development training, talent management and retention solutions.

    Executive Assistant

     

    Job Description

    Our client is the largest & most successful SAP Business One partner in Africa providing SAP Business One to SMEs to promote growth and profitability. They seek to hire a competent, reliable and well-polished lady with experience working in a busy demanding environment to fill the position of an Executive Assistant.

    Responsibilities

    • Manage day-to-day administrative activities of the MD’s office by setting and monitoring schedules, organizing the incoming flow of work and following-up to ensure timely responses.
    • Receives visitors on behalf of the MD’s, using discretion as to who should be seen immediately or redirected to other offices.
    • Receives and prioritizes MD’s correspondence and takes action.
    • Act as a liaison between the Group MD’s office and all parties both internal and external
    • Maintain the MD’s diary and personal obligations
    • Manage the MD’s personal brand
    • Manage the communication in and out of the MD’s office
    • Attend board meetings and other company meetings at the invite of the MD to track and manage agreed deliverables
    • Conduct relevant market research to gain in depth knowledge of the industry trends in order to support new business prospects
    • Manage the corporate communications portfolio on behalf of the MD
    • Arrange travel schedule and prompt reservations for MD
    • Produce all necessary documents, briefing papers, reports and presentations for the MD
    • Organize for all seminars, Board meetings and discussions for the MD
    • Oversee the management of all contractual engagements with clients, partners and other stakeholders

    Job Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and related fields
    • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar position
    • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft applications
    • Good command of English language
    • Should be flexible to work on weekends and evenings
    • Excellent organizational and coordination skills
    • Ability to interact with high level individual personalities
    • Highly confidential
    • Must be well polished & cultured
    • Strong sense of initiative
    • Good problem solving & time management skills
    • Culturally sensitive and ability to adapt easily

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    Chief Finance Officer

     

    Job Description

    Our client is a group of companies in different industries i.e Multimedia, Logistics, Pharmaceuticals, Technologies and Facility Maintenance.They seek to hire a seasoned, efficient and results oriented Chief Financial Officer

    Overall Job Purpose

    Develop a world class strategic finance function aligned to SBI’s strategy through effective planning, implementation, managing and running of all the finance activities of the group, including business planning, budgeting, forecasting. As part of a high-performing Executive Leadership Team, contribute commercially across the business, be highly visible with a strong professional presence and demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong relationships and partnerships across the business including at Board level.

    ROLE DESCRIPTION

    KEY DELIVERABLES

    • Financial Analysis & Reporting
      • Analyse management accounts of subsidiaries and Holdco on a monthly basis for accuracy, trends and comparison to budgets, and prepare management reports
        Prepare quarterly board reports with consolidated accounts and other related reports
        Preparation of the annual consolidated audited accounts and ensure timely completion of audits
      • Accurate and timely production of monthly MIS & budget monitoring reports
      • Accurate consolidated quarterly financial statements (P&L, BS & Cashflows)
      • Timely and non-qualified annual audited accounts
    • Treasury Management
      • Including regular monitoring and management of Working Capital & long term funding needs, Bank reconciliations,
      • Short term and long term funding linked to strategy
      • Weekly/monthly Bank reconciliations
      • Updated Debtors listing in line with company policy
    • Business Planning & Analysis of New Projects
      • Prepare business plan and financial projections aligned to the organizational strategy
      • Track performance against business plan targets and
      • Prepare capital project plans and analyses (NPV, IRR, Payback) for new potential investments with recommendations
      • Strategy approved by the Board
      • Approved 5 year BP
      • Achievement of PAT Budget
      • Prior to investments, analysis of projects, with Go/No Go recommendations
    • Procedures, Processes and Quality assurance
      • Prepare & review relevant policies (Accounting policies, Shared services, COA, etc)
      • Processes and procedures in place & updated regularly
      • Continuous improvement of financial procedures and controls
      • Quality assurance of audit items by ensuring corrective action on any gaps on controls identified from internal audits are addressed
      • Updated Policies and controls in place
      • Less than X% of Repeat audit items
    • Team Management
      • Managing and developing the finance team in HO supporting the finance leadership in country offices Training of Finance team in liaison with HR
      • Employee Productivity above X%
      • Positive 360 degree review for CFO
    • Tax planning
      • Develop internal tax policies e.g. Transfer Pricing Policy
      • Ensure compliance to local tax laws e.g. PAYE, WHT, VAT, Compensating Tax (Dividend), etc including payments and returns
      • Responsible for follow up on any tax claims
      • Involvement and management of any tax reviews in the group
      • Updated tax payments with no penalties
      • Updated tax returns
    • ICT & ERP
      • Identify, acquire and implement systems and software to provide critical financial and operational information.
      • Evaluate departments and make suggestions for automating processes and increasing working efficiency.
      • Lead Information Systems function to ensure business financial and operational reporting, analyses and decision support systems are timely, accurate, error free and require minimum human input in order to avoid any governance risks.
      • System Availability & Reliability of above 95%
      • Alignment of IT & ERP Systems to business requirements
      • Timely and Accurate Management Reporting
    • Any other responsibility assigned by management and the Board
      • Completion of any other duties assigned

    ACADEMIC & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

    • Master’s Degree in Business Administration or MSc Finance or Economics.(Preferred)
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or business related field
    • Professional accounting designation (CA, ACCA, CMA, CPA or equivalent)

    RELEVANT KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

    • At least 5 years experience in leadership position with not less than 5 years in a FMCG manufacturing environment
    • Partner Network Development in Africa - must have already done similar work though it can be for other industries (over 5 years)
    • Personal Relationship Network - must have existing relationships in key cities to leverage for partner identification, trade area understanding, and getting PR mileage
    • Advanced computer skills, including proficiency in MS Excel, Accpac, and other software in report writing & business intelligence such as Crystal Reports etc.
    • Strong financial and accounting knowledge (IFRS)
    • Excellent knowledge of financial data analysis , forecasting methods and budgeting experience in a multicurrency environment
    • Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with External Auditors, internal controls and compliance related (tax) issues

    FUNCTIONAL/ TECHNICAL SKILLS

    • Financial Planning and Strategy,
    • Managing Profitability and cash flow management
    • Budgeting and Forecasting,
    • Management and Leadership skills
    • FInancial analysis and modelling
    • IT & ERP Systems implementation (strongly preferred).
    • Stakeholder Management (Partners, Investors, Board,Tax Authorities, Auditors)

    PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

    • Strong commercial acumen, analytical and strong attention to details
    • Outstanding communication and presentation skills.
    • Energized, positive, passionate, confident with executive presence.
    • Excellent analytical, reasoning and problem-solving skills
    • Entrepreneurial, strategic thinker and result oriented
    • Strong people leadership and management capability
    • Ability to drive change in an organization
    • Highest levels of personal integrity and commitment to quality and continuous improvement

    CORE VALUES

    CHARACTERISTICS

    • BE AUTHENTIC so our partners can depend on what we commit to
      • Passion for Company, Customers and Employees
      • Straight Shooter - no politics, no nonsense, no drama, no backbiting
    • DO THE RIGHT THING even when nobody is watching
      • High Standard of Personal Integrity - to your own profession, your company, your family and your own personal reputation
      • Assume Responsibility - don't wait to be told what to do, always think what is best for the company and act, be ready to justify own actions
    • BE OPEN to unlearn, learn and improve every day
      • Professional Management style & follow Company Processes
      • Entrepreneurial Mindset with Self Initiative - come with an existing set of relationships & personal network in the FMCG industry
      • Thirst for Learning - demonstrate a passion & desire to learn our business, and anything that can improve the business & your ability to contribute
    • KEEP IT LEAN by being frugal, fast, simple, resourceful & proactive
      • Action & Execution Oriented with a Sense of Urgency and Frugality
      • Aggressive & Target Oriented with Commercial Acumen, and Profit Driven Approach
    • BE WORLD CLASS with a passion for leading in the FMCG manufacturing industry
      • Overachiever - always go the extra mile
      • Underpromise & Overdeliver - never miss targets
      • Team Spirit - grow together as a team to be world class

    Method of Application

    Applicants can send their CV and state the position applied for in their subject of the email to us before 8th October 2018. Kindly do not apply if you do not meet minimum requirements. Please indicate you current and expected salary while sending your application. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Recours Four Kenya Consultants Limited

    Email: recruitment@r4kenya.com

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