Finance & Administration Job in Kenya 2021
Career Employment Kenya: Finance & Administration Job in Kenya 2021
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

WHO WE ARE

Moko Home + Living is
bringing modern furniture designs and world-class customer service to every
Kenyan family.  Our customers dream of a welcoming place to sleep, relax,
and host their guests, but they tell us this isn’t easy – they either have to
break the bank or settle for low-quality furniture.  Join us in building
the products, the brand, and the operations, to put quality, affordable living
within everyone’s reach. Since our founding, we have reached over 100,000
Kenyan homes with our products, attracted global investment, and grown from a
start-up to a growth-stage company with 300+ employees.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

Moko’s Finance and Administration Manager supports all of our teams as we work to put a smile on the faces
of millions of customers.  This role is about leading our accounting,
managing processes for serving our customers and employees, collecting and
sharing data needed for key decision-making and helping us make the best use of
our resources.  Our perfect match is just as excited about crunching
numbers and improving financial controls as coaching a junior accountant
through a new reconciliation or working with our production coordinator to
manage overtime more effectively.

THE ROLE IN BRIEF

Lead key accounting and
finance functions

  • Serve as the company’s chief accountant, managing
    accounting officers and taking overall responsibility for accuracy of all
    financial reporting and tax compliance
  • Manage short-term cash flows, balancing inflows
    and outflows and making decisions around short-term investment and forex
    management
  • Ensure adequate controls are in place to support
    judicious use of company resources
  • Coordinate financial accountability and control
    across the organization – lead budgeting, ensure expenses are accurately
    tracked to cost centres, realize opportunities for reducing risk and cost
  • Prepare monthly management accounts, payroll and
    statutory filings
  • Coordinate the annual audit process in
    collaboration with external auditors
  • Conceptualize, implement, and monitor the Company’s
    internal audit process

Drive planning, reporting,
compliance and administration

  • Work with the company’s directors to support
    company-wide financial analysis and planning
  • Support development and reporting against key
    metrics across teams; prepare key investor reports
  • Take ownership of key administrative functions
    including management of insurance, compliance and elements of HR – ensure
    strong processes and appropriate resources are in place

Develop and lead a high
performing team

  • Invest in coaching and development of your team,
    taking advantage of opportunities to grow team members’ responsibilities
    and keep pace with company growth
  • Maintain a high-performance culture, rewarding
    outstanding accomplishment
  • Hire and coach new talent into your team in line with
    the company’s expansion strategy

CAREER GROWTH +
COMPENSATION

Moko invests in building
the capacity and skills within our team. Your manager will invest significant
time in your career development. We provide constant, actionable feedback
delivered through mentorship from the management team.  Because of our
rapid growth, we constantly have new roles opening up and opportunities in many
functions. This results in fast career growth for those who are ready to take
up the challenge.

ARE YOU OUR DREAM CANDIDATE?

  • Fully qualified accountant (CPA-K) with a
    bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting
  • At least three years’ experience managing a team
    of accountants, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • A strong command of accounting to IFRS standards
    and Kenya tax laws
  • A management skill set and passion for supporting
    team members to realize their full potential
  • Excited by getting the details right and running
    efficient processes
  • Eager to stretch functional experience beyond
    finance to support planning, reporting and administration across the
    organization
  • Strong analytical skills and an advanced analysis
    toolkit including expertise in Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets
  • An initiative-taker, problem-solver and quick
    learner eager to work autonomously guided by regular feedback from the
    company’s senior leadership
  • Hungry to take advantage of the development
    opportunities within a quickly-growing company

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How To Apply

Visit moko.co.ke/careers to apply online







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