Finance Manager

Finance Manager

Lipa Later

Finance Manager

Details of the offer

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Finance Manager will be responsible for managing the company’s finances, financial reporting, business planning, and budgetary control.
Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/Accounting

Professional qualification in CPA (K)/ACCA

Postgraduate qualifications in Accountancy or Finance, Economics, Business Administration or Management a plus

Minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience in Accounting & Financial Management, 2 of these in a managerial role

Experience working in a microfinance institution will be an added advantage

Demonstrate working knowledge of ERP systems, Computer Literacy & proficiency in Accounting systems – SAGE

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.

Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills, creative problem-solving, conflict, ethical management skills, and excellent written and oral communication skills.

Excellent organizational skills with keen attention to detail

An analytical mind

Negotiation skills and the ability to develop strong working relationships

Commercial and business awareness

Good communication skills – both written and verbal

A keen eye for detail and desire to probe further into data

Ability to stick to time constraints


Working with the current finance, program, and development staff to support and expand the strategic capacity of the financial function.

Identification of the financial goals of the organization and options to achieve them.

Analyzing data and making financial decisions

Making cash flow forecasts

Reviewing and approving of bank reconciliations.

Approving the bid analysis/report for all purchases.

Modifying the master supplier files.

Payroll and statutory management

Modifying of General Accounts this includes: adding, deleting, mapping.

Approving of all changes in the General Ledger Accounts.

Approving of all Journal Entries.

Approving of all project accounts invoices.

Conducting departmental appraisals.

Tracking and monitoring of all payable and revenue transactions.

Tracking and monitoring of all cash transactions.

Review and approval of management accounts.

Preparation of all budgets and ensuring budgetary control.

Ensuring cost management and control measures are adhered to by all.

Job Requirements
Required education
: Bachelor's degree

Required relevant work experience
: 5 years

Required languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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