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Job Title: Finance & Admin Manager

Industry: Education

Location: Nairobi

Salary: 150K – 170K

Our client is a leading middle-level academic and professional training institution based in Nairobi with campuses in Mombasa, Kisumu and Nakuru.

They seek to hire a well-experienced and efficient Finance & Admin Manager tasked with leading the finance and administration teams in achieving the institution’s financial goals.

Key Responsibilities

  • Establish, implement, continuously review and where necessary improve financial policies and procedures and ensure that they are being adhered to.
  • Ensure all institution’s assets are adequately maintained, secured and safeguarded.
  • Coordinate the annual budgeting process and half yearly budget review for submission and approval.
  • Monitor and manage expenditures within allotted budget
  • Coordinate production of accurate and timely monthly management accounts and annual financial accounts at the Division Level.
  • Oversee preparation of financial records related to general ledger, payroll, budget, expense
  • Ensure that the financial goals are achieved through reducing costs efforts and maximizing profits.
  • Develop strategies and plans for the long-term financial goals of the institution.
  • Prepare financial statements, business activity reports and forecasts.
  • Monitor financial details to ensure that legal requirements are met.
  • Supervise employees working in the Accounts department
  • Review company financial reports and seek ways to reduce costs
  • Help management make financial decisions,
  • Maintain good relationship with relevant banks
  • Supervise and manage payroll processing and tax filing activities.

Skills & Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/Accounting
  • Professional qualification in CPA (K)/ACCA
  • Postgraduate qualifications in Business Administration or Management/Human Resource Management
  • Minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience in Accounting & Financial Management, 2 of these in a managerial role
  • Experience working in a learning institution will be an added advantage
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of ERP systems, Computer Literacy & proficiency in Accounting systems – Quick-books
  • High levels of integrity, strong management/interpersonal skills and analytical skills
  • Strong analytical and computer skills, especially with accounting software, spreadsheets and financial analysis.
  • Able to interpret and clearly explain complex financial data to non-finance staff, students and parents
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills, creative problem-solving, conflict, ethical management skills and excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills with a keen attention to detail

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; kindly send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Finance & Admin Manager – Training Institution) to on/before Friday 12th June 2020.

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing.

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted

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