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  • Posted: Nov 1, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • At Moko Furniture, we serve Africa’s rising class as they create homes that reflect their aspirations and desires. By developing original products and serving our customers in novel ways, we deliver unmatched value and a superior experience.
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    Head of Finance & Administration

    Job Description

    Moko’s Head of Finance & Administration is responsible for improving and scaling critical support and control processes as we grow to serve millions of customers. We’re looking for a seasoned finance leader with the ability to direct and grow our finance and administrative teams toward this goal. You’ll be excited to implement improvements that cut across the business, from rebooting our chart of accounts to implementing a scalable system of processing retail transactions en masse. You’ll be obsessed with order and efficiency, creating and improving systems to organize and streamline the work of your team as it expands.


    • Optimize how we deploy our resources to Moko-fy the world
    • Oversee the company-wide opex and capex budgeting process and ensure budget adherence across departments
    • Work with operating teams to manage cash and working capital, balancing inventory, liquidity and sales needs
    • Ensure a strong internal control environment – oversee and continuously improve regular internal audits and approval processes
    • Build a scalable accounting machine
    • Ensure sound policies and practices are in place to manage accounts payable, accounts receivable, statutory payments, intercompany transactions, inventory records, bank reconciliations, asset register, and all other accounting functions
    • Build and improve upon core accounting processes to ensure efficiency, accuracy, and compliance
    • Work with our growing retail team to develop systems for tracking and automating customer payment transactions at scale
    • Financial data at our fingertips to make the best decisions
    • Ensure all accounting transactions are accurately captured in a timely way
    • Track and analyze key margins and unit economics, apply this knowledge to optimize financial performance across teams
    • Prepare reports for senior leadership, the company’s board and investors – presenting financial information which leads to great decision-making
    • Manage risk and compliance across the business
    • Ensure tax and company registry compliance
    • Develop and manage a key business risk matrix, using it to coordinate risk mitigation across teams
    • Ensure relevant insurance is in place to cover major risks
    • Lead like a Moko-er
    • Serve on our Senior Leadership Team, setting the organization-wide strategy and coordinating with other functional leads
    • Invest in coaching and development of your team, growing their capacity and building the next generation of Moko leaders
    • Maintain a high-performance culture, setting ambitious targets and rewarding outstanding accomplishment
    • Build an environment which is direct and honest, encourages initiative and puts our customers’ smiles first


    • You are eager to take responsibility for a key function at a senior leadership level and energized to build an extraordinary Home + Living brand
    • You’re a steady leader, with experience guiding teams through periods of change and a track record of motivating and developing your direct reports toward outstanding results
    • You have a strong working knowledge of accounting practice, IFRS standards, and Kenya’s tax regime – including cross-border tax policy
    • You’re able to quickly and independently develop and apply new technical knowledge
    • You have a track record of clearly defining and implementing financial/administrative processes & systems
    • You have a strong background in financial analysis and management reporting
    • You’re able to strike the balance between supportive collaboration with other teams and setting reasonable controls

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    Brand Ambassador

    Job Description

    The ideal Brand Ambassador t will be passionate about talking and listening to customers to understand their perspectives. They will be keen to create an entertaining experience for our customers and to come up with new ideas to continually improve that experience. They are passionate about providing excellent customer service. They will also be organized and have great attention to details.


    • Be the Moko’s Brand Ambassador & Specialist at Moko’s showrooms and pop up stores
    • Assist customers to test Moko’s mattresses and sofas and create an engaging experience through sharing relevant and entertaining information about Moko’s story and products
    • Lead fun activities for parents and their children to engage them during Moko’s activities
    • Perform other duties related to the development and implementation of the Moko’s marketing activities
    • Conduct consumers’ research, gather and report feedback concerning Moko’s products
    • Provide new ideas about activities that Moko can conduct


    Moko invests in building the capacity and skills within our team. Your manager will invest significant time in your career development. We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through mentorship from the management team. Because of our rapid growth, we constantly have new roles opening up and opportunities in many functions. This results in fast career growth for those who are ready to take up the challenge.


    • You are a creative person who enjoys coming up and trying new ideas
    • You have a talent in communicating to people in a way that catches their attention
    • You have a talent to see things from the customers’ perspective and tell a story that fascinates people
    • You have a passion for providing great customer service
    • You enjoy coming up with ideas on how to deal with any challenges arising from the field.
    • You are extremely organized, and you can ensure that all your responsibilities are done on time and targets are met
    • You thrive when you can take initiative and you are very self-motivated

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Moko Furniture on to applyInterested and qualified candidates should apply using the Apply Now button below.
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