FINANCE MANAGER

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

COSEKE

COSEKE is uniquely qualified to provide complete solutions as per all our clients’ needs. We are a Pan African IT solutions specialist company since 1990 providing Information and Content Management Solutions to change how work gets done in organizations of all sizes. We help your business to effectively Capture, Manage, Share and Preserve their information assets in ways that reduce overhead and dramatically improve operational efficiency. COSEKE has over 60 employees in the region, amongst which resources are shared. Our wish is to make African organizations paperless and more process efficient thus having a competitive edge over others, while optimized business processes in their respective ways. With over two decades of experience, Coseke provides organizations with a competitive edge by automating, measuring and improving resource-intensive business processes across different communities, including customers, employees and partners.

The role provides COSEKE Senior Management with accurate and timely financial information; including forecasting throughout the month, completing management and financial accounts and metrics reporting, and fulfilling financial compliance obligations.

This role is a vital support role for the Country Manager KENYA providing insights and advice based on the story behind the numbers to ensure long-term financial viability and fit-for-purpose corporate services, including records, information systems and administration.

The provision of expert financial advice to Senior Managers is a key responsibility on matters including cost and pricing structures, business and financial operating structures, funding models, cost-saving strategies, as is a development of strategic financial planning and savings initiatives and strategies.

The Finances professional and efficient customer service to all COSEKE business partners, clients, suppliers, and employees.

Budget & Financial Planning

  1. Coordinate annual budget in line to COSEKE directions.
  2. •Monitor budget adjustments and provide a focal point for advice to other departments on budget matters.
  3. Monitor budget performance to investigate and report on adverse or unusual outcomes/trends.
  4. Monthly review and monitor the budget performance with all relevant managers in the other departments.
  5. Monitor monthly rolling forecast to reflect the realistic performance vs. budget and propose actions if needed.

Financial & Management reporting.

  1. Review and monitor all monthly/quarterly financial and management and annual reports.
  2. Enhance operational and financial performance reporting within the organization including profitability analysis of key business elements
  3. All the reports adhere to Accounting Standard, rules & regulations, policy & procedures
  4. Highlight financial risk & opportunity from reporting and propose solution.
  5. Ensure that accounting records and books of accounts are kept up to date and are in accordance with COSEKE’s chart of accounts

Risk Management

  1. Improve (Accounts Receivable) AR management
  2. Minimize forex exposure

Compliance

  1. Co-ordinate the yearly financial statements and audit of COSEKE Kenya with the external accountants and auditors
  2. Conduct Monthly and annual cash flow projection and analysis
  3. Manage Business Planning and Budget Process.

Accounting Functions

  1. Ensure that accounting records and books of accounts are kept up to date and are in accordance with COSEKE’s chart of accounts
  2. Maintain accounting system (QuickBooks) for the management of COSEKE Kenya expenditures and reports
  3. Ensure that all payments to supplies and/or projects are in accordance with relevant COSEKE regulations and approved plans/budgets.
  4. Manage monthly payroll, and ensure necessary deductions and reimbursements are processed against staff accounts.
  5. Ensure that payments are received as per invoices due date and that expenditure by all staff captured and recorded correctly.
  6. Ensure that bank reconciliation, as well as debtors’ and creditors’ statements, are done monthly.
  7. Ensure that checkbooks, purchase order books, invoices etc. are well accounted for and are kept in a safe and secure custody
  8. Annually review accounting timelines and processes to ensure accounts are being produced across departments/projects in the most effective manner.
  9. Minimise tax exposure and penalties
  10. Ensure a healthy legal entity.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to:

wendy.chauri@coseke.com

using the position as subject of email.

Closing Date : 3rd July, 2021