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Experienced Finance Professional

Our Kenya office is looking to recruit an experienced finance professional to join our team based in Nairobi.  The roll is hands on and will require the ideal candidate to manage all things finance related from general book keeping to the production on management accounts.  This is an immediate requirement and is a key position for the business as the lead finance person.

Reporting into the Regional CEO & FD based in Dubai, you will be an active member of the management team in Kenya with responsibilities for driving efficiencies, improving performance and the accuracy of financial information.

Key duties will include:

  • Preparation of accurate monthly management accounts to a tight reporting deadline
  • Monitor, develop and report on KPI's 
  • Liaising with the senior management team as necessary regarding finance / operational matters
  • Responsible for processing payroll
  • Completion / submission of quarterly VAT returns and processing of payments
  • Responsible for managing all compliance matters in Kenya
  • Preparation of reports and working papers required for external annual audits (Lead)
  • Development of annual budgets & forecasts in collaboration with the MD

The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant with knowledge of local compliance in Kenya who ideally has experience of financial control in an SME environment and is used to managing a small finance function. You will be a strong communicator with the ability to prioritise tasks to ensure deadlines are met. Good systems skills including Excel are important.

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a business where you will be involved in strategy and decision making as well as ad hoc project work. It is an interesting role where you will become a key member of the local management team.  Salary commensurate with experience.

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Location: Nairobi, 3rd Floor Keystone Park 95 Riverside Drive

Posted: 23rd June 2018

Contract: Permanent

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