Financial Systems Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Our Client, BRITAM Holdings Limited is a diversified financial services group, listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange. 

The group offers a wide range of financial products and services in Insurance, Asset Management, Banking and Property. 

BRITAM has offices in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and South Sudan, and a presence in Mozambique, Malawi and Tanzania. 

They are seeking to recruit a highly ambitious candidate to fill in the following position in their Nairobi office:
Financial Systems Manager

The job holder will be responsible for executing relevant tasks required in the development and enhancement in the use of Oracle e-Business and related systems across the Company’s finance operations. 
Principal Accountabilities:
  • Designing  and documenting all the financial accounting, management accounting and reporting business processes aligned to the Oracle e-Business system
  • Identifying and implementing innovations in Finance processes to maximize benefit derived from the Oracle e-business system
  • Championing adoption and use of the Oracle e-Business system within the Company’s finance function
  • Supporting preparation of Company Financial reporting and analysis taking advantage of capabilities provided by the Oracle e-Business system
  • Collecting information and preparing written proposals for implementation of enhancements to the ERP usage
  • Collaborating with vendors and the internal IT department to design and implement enhancements to the ERP system
  • Championing and actively participating in projects designed to improve financial reporting systems, processes and controls across the Company
Key Skills and Qualifications:
  • Degree from a recognized University. IT qualification will be an added advantage
  • Qualified Accountant - CPA (K)/CIMA/ACCA/ACA or equivalent
  • A minimum of 4 years finance experience in an ERP environment;
  • Hands on experience working with an ERP application preferably Oracle e-Business
  • Experience in co-ordination of project activities from inception to completion
  • Thorough understanding of the International Financial Reporting Standards and experience in application and enforcement of the standards at the workplace
  • Proven ability to relate well with both internal and external customers and work in teams
  • Proactive, confident, self- drive for results with the ability to work under pressure and tight schedules/deadlines and with minimum supervision
  • Leadership skills and ability to train others and enhance their skills and competencies
  • Proven presentation skills
Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to by 31st March 2016 stating their current and expected remuneration, daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.