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

Job Vacancy: Head of Finance

About Angama: Angama’s flagship lodge Angama Mara is a renowned safari
lodge offering a signature blend of warm Kenyan hospitality, authenticity, and
professionalism, and overlooks the Maasai Mara from the edge of the Great Rift
Valley, with support offices in Johannesburg & Nairobi.

About the role: Angama is looking for a highly motivated
Head of Finance.

This is a new and exciting opportunity for an ambitious finance
professional looking to join a fast-growing business and lead the financial and
administrative functions in order to position the company for growth.

Angama is looking for a hands-on finance professional with the
ability to seamlessly manage the day-to-day finance department operations as well
as support Angama to drive its strategic objectives.

Angama has an inclusive culture that promotes collaboration
within the organization and the Head of Finance will be coming in to work
closely with the Heads of Departments and the Senior Leadership Team to support
them deliver on their mandates.

Now in its seventh year of operation, Angama has been
internationally recognized by numerous travel awards, withstood the onslaught
of the pandemic, and now seeks to strengthen its
supporting team in Nairobi.

This position is based in Nairobi and reports to Steve Mitchell,
Co-Founder.

Key Responsibilities:

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Oversee the general accounting functions including assets and
balance sheet management, timely financial reporting, investments, internal
controls, checks, and audits.

·        
Work as part of the Senior Leadership Team to contribute
financial and operational expertise in the development and implementation of
Angama’s organizational strategies, policies, and practices.

·        
Act as catalyst focused on driving achievement of both strategic
and financial objectives across all group businesses while simultaneously
managing end-to-end accounting and tracking against the monthly close calendar
as well as preparation of board reports.

·        
Lead and develop budgets and financial plans that demonstrate
value for money; ensuring alignment with Angama’s strategic objectives and
compliance with relevant policies and guidelines.

·        
Provide the Senior Leadership and other key stakeholders with
insightful analyses as well as advice in relation to profitability and optimal
resource allocation.

·        
Support the Senior Leadership in defining the Company’s overall
strategy, develop as well as implement clear financial projections for
execution, and continually identify opportunities for Angama to add value and
make a sustained impact.

·        
Develop, implement and maintain appropriate financial policy
frameworks, processes, and systems to ensure that all financial activities
comply with statutory requirements and best practices.

·        
Lead the effective management of all Angama’s tax affairs,
ensuring compliance with tax regulatory requirements (including withholding tax
and PAYE, Professional standards such as IFRS, IAS, etc.)

Does this sound like you?

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Chartered Accountant with a minimum of 10 years of experience
working in a fast-growing and dynamic business.

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Demonstrated experience and skill with budget preparation and
analysis, financial reporting preparation and presentation, and the proven
ability to translate technical financial data into informative reports.

·        
A deep understanding of the Kenyan financial, legal &
tax regulatory environments as well as experience dealing with international
accounting and legal frameworks such as IFRS.

·        
Strong accounting skills and experience, including management of
the general ledger, journal entries, payroll, payables, and balance sheet.

·        
Demonstrated ability to coordinate and lead high-performing
teams coupled with strong organizational skills, including managing staff in
remote locations.

·        
Strong background working in an environment of rapid growth with
the ability to bring energy and a dynamic approach to work that creates a
positive can-do culture.

·        
Exceptional coaching, facilitation, and communication skills,
ideally with experience of training finance and non-finance professionals from
different backgrounds.

Persons of all gender, race, sex, orientation, age, and identity
are encouraged to apply.

For those interested in applying click on this link to
apply www.shortlist.net/jobs/4519.







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