Group Finance Manager at Corporate Staffing

Application Ends: March 24, 2023
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Job Description

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the Group Managing Director and provide strategic recommendations.
  • Report in a timely manner to the Managing Director and to the HQ Finance team regarding all new relevant points in terms of profitability, activity performance, cash flow, Budget
  • Ensure full compliance with the HQ and responsible for Financial Reporting to the Group according standard template.
  • Follow-up on audits-Statutory and Consolidation.
  • Ensure the accuracy and completeness of accounts. 
  • Excellent IFRS knowledge for Group reporting.
  • Monitor business and financial performance. Prepare forecasts and implement KPI alerts on liquidity, profitability, performance and solvency. 
  • Analyse and benchmark margins per activity.
  • Manage local financial issues and conduct diversified ad-hoc analysis (impairment, working capital improvement, productivity optimization).
  • Develop and maintain the Credit Management Policy in the region.
  • Process credit evaluations and minimize credit days and old overdue.
  • Manage the Cash Management and treasury process including the optimization of cash flow, bank relationships and currency exposure. 
  • Weekly Cash flow reporting.
  • Optimize VAT and tax structure with responsibilities of adherence to international Transfer Pricing guidelines working closely with the MSC Group Tax Officer.
  • Establish and maintain an appropriate internal control environment with cost reduction driven in all areas.
  • Identify revenues optimization and bring creativity in developing new local stream revenues.
  • Ensure adequate procurement processes are in place.
  • Drive and ensure on time implementation of Finance IT solutions by leading a technical team and improving the exchange between Finance an IT departments.
  • Lead and develop the Finance Team.

Key Requirements 

  • Master in Management / Finance Degree.
  • 8 -12 years of experience in Financial Management / Financial Controlling / Audit / Business Analysis & Development.
  • Knowledge of SAP is required.
  • Strong experience in the role in particular in international environment and logistic and preferably with branches located abroad.
  • Knowledge of Navision is a plus.
  • Experience in Financial Statement (IFRS).
  • Previous experience in team management.
  • Knowledge in accounting, IFRS required.
  • Detail-oriented Manager and has strong leading abilities and a quantitative background.
  • Communication skills, team spirit.
  • Business acumen and hands-on.
  • Sense of initiative and entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Adaptability and curiosity.
  • Drive continuous improvement.
  • Experience in an international environment and logistics is a plus 
  • Strong analytical skills and Attention to details.
  • Experience in a matrix environment.

Method of Application

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Group Finance Manager – Logistics) to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke  before 24th March 2023.