Financial Controller Job in Nairobi Kenya (100K)

Job Title: Financial Controller 

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Salary: 100,000ksh
Job Summary: Ensures that all Finance Standards in all areas are ethically met at all times, as determined by the client’s Policies and Procedures, and keeping in line with Kenyan laws, and Rules and Regulations of client and Industry.

Job Description

  • Participate and ensure Standards and Procedures are met at every stage
  • Adopt a hands-on approach to operations, be visible and monitor staff to achieve optimum results, a smooth flow of operations and flawless execution of all accounts and purchasing functions.
  • Monitor & control operating supplies inventories and implement strict control systems
  • Ensure quality management and continuous improvement of internal systems & procedures
  • Achievement of Financial Goals in Revenue, Expenses and Profits
  • Develop, implement and evaluate cost effective budgets and business plans to ensure optimum guest satisfaction, sales maximization and profitability on an on-going basis
  • Effectively monitor and analyze variations from the budget and business plan
  • Drive cost effective initiatives with positive ROIs
  • Planning and coordinating of finance activities with relevant division heads
  • Ensure reporting standards and deadlines are always met
  • Manage all day-to-day operations of finance and accounts department
  • Preparation of Monthly Balance Sheets on timely basis
  • Approval and signing off of all Bank Reconciliations and related Cash Reports
  • Preparation of Monthly accounts
  • Authorization of all vouchers prior to payments
  • Preparation of operational and capital expenditure proposals and projections and reconciling with actual performance
  • Control cash, credit card and other payments and ensure strict fraud prevention measurements are in place; and report immediately to the Directors on any fraud possibilities.
  • Control and monitor all departmental expenses and revenues in line with the institution’s polices
  • Monitor activities regarding billings, discounts, instructions and compliance with the institution’s credit policy; and ensure that all company discount and rebate policies are adhered to
  • Ensuring that departmental training plans are executed and recorded according to policy
  • Preparing staff schedules which allow for maximum performance while controlling labor and overtime costs
  • Constantly review duties of all persons reporting to him/her. Create a positive and highly motivated team and work environment, hiring the best, promoting and developing team work and helping them identify and develop their career goals.
Minimum Requirements
  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Accounting plus full professional Accountancy Qualifications. (Should have fully already completed both these levels of qualifications)
  • Must have knowledge of accounting Systems
  • Minimum of 2 years as a Financial Controller
  • Fluent in oral and written English, Kiswahili
  • Presentable, Professionally Mature
  • Commitment to professional values and work ethics with high sense of integrity
  • Able to lead, motivate and bring the best out in a team of professionals.
  • Able to work flexible hours