Finance Officer at Summit Human Resource & Marketing Consultant February, 2021

Job Description



Salary budget: Ksh70k
Job Description
Our client in a law firm is looking for a dynamic, innovative and result-orientated individual to fill in the above position in Nairobi
Reporting to the Head of Finance and Administration, the Finance Officer will be responsible for supporting the Finance and Administrations department in finance roles and risk reporting for the institution.

Support the utilization of company finances according to established policies, plans and procedures
Monitor performance against financial plans and provide relevant and timely information to the Board, Senior Management peers, Departments, branches and other stakeholders
Provide accurate and timely periodic financial reports and other reports to the various stakeholders and management as per the company policy or on need basis
Coordinate with external auditors to ensure timely and expeditious facilitation of external auditing requirements and statutory reporting of financial performance
Preparation of financial proposals and related supporting documentation for donor funding, external financiers, commercial financing, regulatory and government authorities, external auditors, and financial consultants as and when required
Implement policies and procedures to guide the management of the investment portfolios in the bank
Ensure reliability and integrity of financial and operating information systems
Assist in budget preparation and consolidation of annual projections
Monitor all payments, collection & banking of revenue
Assist in funding requirements and liquidity management of the bank
Support in the running of the finance department to ensure adherence to bank’s policies, procedures and regulations
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Head of Finance and/or Management from time to time.

Academic, Professional Qualifications and Relevant experience

Minimum 4 years of professional experience in accounting, finance, or financial monitoring.
A Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance.
Accounting certification (CPA, ACCA, CIMA,CA)
Strong analytical, data mining ability.
Knowledge of basic accounting procedures.
In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Familiarity with financial accounting statements.
Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process.
Hands-on experience with accounting software packages/ERP, like Oracle, SAP, Navision
Excellent proficiency in spreadsheets (Excel).
Experience in working with similar organizations or institutions will be an added advantage.
Experience in working with Finance regulations and reporting standards and requirements.
Evidence of the practice of a high level of confidentiality.
Influencing skills and ability to lead a small team.
Highly organized, results and detail orientated with a hands-on approach.
Excellent planning and organizing as well as problem solving/decision making ability.