Finance and Administration Officer Job in Nairobi Kenya

Position: Finance and Administration Officer (Nairobi)

Reporting to:
 Group CEO

Company Profile:Kimberly Ryan is a multi-dimensional Pan African human capital consulting company. Incorporated in 1997 in Lagos, Kimberly Ryan quickly expanded to Abuja, Kenya, Ghana, Uganda and Sierra Leone. 

With diverse staff of seasoned HR professionals we serve clients in financial institutions, oil and gas, energy and power, ICT, FMCGs, Government and NGOs.

Job Profile / Purpose: To safeguard the company’s money and other assets as well as mitigate financial risks and liabilities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Supervise the finance department
  • Review and approve vouchers – petty cash, cheque payments, suppliers, internal transfers.
  • Authorize payments – write cheques and funds transfer instructions to company’s bankers.
  • Act as the company’s interface with bankers and the liaison on administrative matters.
  • Confirm manually initiated funds transfers,
  • Authorize  purchases (signing LPOs)
  • Implement/enforce management directives regarding staff/admin matters for the team you supervise
  • Manage petty cash floats (various currencies) for the company
  • Review returns and authorize re-imbursements.
  • Liaise with other country offices and management on day to day issues, e.g. authorization/allocation of expenses, etc.
  • Ensure that the general ledger accounts and disbursements files are regularly monitored and fully explained at the end of the month.
  • Involvement in the annual budget preparation process.
  • Monitor capital investment per cost centre to ensure it is in line with budgeted amounts.
  • Give the necessary support to the external auditors to facilitate finalization of the yearend financial statements.
  • Control the tax file for the company vis a vis records maintained by the company’s tax consultants and the Kenya Revenue Authority, and to follow up on VAT and corporation tax issues with the company’s tax consultants.
  • Ensure conformity with tax regulations by remitting statutory deductions within the stipulated time limits, ensuring the necessary amounts are with held where necessary and remitted to the tax authorities.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Strong knowledge of financial compliance and governance requirements
  • Financial reporting skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and with minimum supervision
  • Computer literacy
  • Analytical skills
  • Strategic planning and organizational skills
Qualifications and Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or a related field
  • At least three (3) years working experience in a similar role
  • CPA in progress or completed
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