Finance Manager

Recruiter / Employer: Kenya Red Cross Society
Contract: Permanent
Salary: Confidential
Status: Expired

OVERALL PURPOSE:

To Contribute to the overall success of the organization by effectively managing all financial tasks for the organization and managing funds in such a manner as to maximize return on investment while minimizing risks, while also ensuring that an adequate control structure is in place over the transfer and investment of funds.

Key Responsibilities

  • Monitor the day-to-day financial operations within the company, such as payroll, invoicing, and other transactions
  • Track the company’s financial status and performance to identify areas for potential improvement
  • Seek out methods for minimising financial risk to the company
  • Research and analyse financial reports and market trends
  • Provide insightful information and expectations to the Management team to aid in long-term and short-term decision making
  • Assist the Team in overseeing the Budget Preparation Exercise
  • Review financial data and prepare monthly and annual Budgets and reports
  • Present financial Budgets and reports on behalf of the management team to board members, stakeholders, executives, and clients in formal meetings
  • Stay up to date with technological advances and accounting software to be used for financial purposes
  • Establish and maintain financial policies and procedures for the company
  • Understand and adhere to financial regulations and legislations

DESIRED COMPETENCIES

  • Ability to work unsupervised and handle pressure
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Good Decision Making and Problem solving skills
  • Ability to develop, monitor and maintain management information systems and procedures
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to lead and to contribute to the team.
  • High level of integrity and honesty
  • High Emotional Intelligence and enthusiasm needed to motivate a team to performance

Educational Qualifications And Experience

  • University Degree in Accounting, Finance, Commerce, or Business Management/Administration
  • Masters Degree in the relevant field is an added advantage
  • CPA (K)
  • At least 5 years of progressive financial responsibility in a Leadership role
  • Experience in a Media industry is highly desirable

 

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