Finance Manager job at Sinapis
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Vacancy title:
Finance Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Management ]

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Deadline of this Job:
Wednesday, July 05 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi, East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, June 22 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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What You Will Do
• Lead regional financial strategy development and annual financial operations planning and execution across country offices in Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda
• Generate and present monthly financial reports highlighting performance against budget, explaining variances, recommending solutions, and implementing relevant control measures to keep the organization on track towards annual targets and strategic plans
• Maintain cash flows and organizational financial health by advising department heads on financial positions in relation to overall business strategy
• Oversee internal controls by setting up systems and enforcing policies to keep operations compliant with applicable tax and IFRS standards and to ensure bookkeeping consistency across countries
• Manage other East Africa Finance Team members, overseeing performance and departmental development through coaching and mentoring
• Run financial management and reporting for any grants or projects with development agencies or partner organizations that Sinapis may onboard and as specified in respective grant agreements
• Manage the audit process in Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda, including hiring of audit firms, scheduling, providing requested documents and responding to all audit queries
• At any given time, be informed and prepared to advise Sinapis global leadership on the financial standing and sustainability of its East Africa offices and programs
• Ensure full compliance with NGO Board requirements in Kenya and Uganda and the Company Act in Rwanda by ensuring all proper documentation has been filed in relation to annual returns as well as any changes in Boards of Management
• Demonstrate the Sinapis core values of being relational, excellent, joyful, open-handed, innovative, Christ-centered, eager to serve, and a wise steward (REJOICES)
• Lean forward to meet other needs of your manager and team as anticipated or assigned

Who We Are Looking For
• You have a clear and demonstrable passion for our mission and a heart for alleviating poverty through private sector development
• You have a great education and have excelled in professional environments so far
• You are a follower of Christ and have a healthy relationship with Him
• You are humble and have a teachable spirit
• You are energetic, hardworking, willing to go the extra mile to complete an assignment, and hungry to grow and advance

Required Qualifications
• At least six (6) years of professional-level experience in accounting and/or finance in a reputable organization, public or private (NGO or donor-funded projects a plus)
• At least two (2) years of regional experience, preferably working with Rwanda and/or Uganda
• At least two (2) years of experience in managing a team or teams in multiple locations
• Excellent interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence with strong character and integrity
• Undergraduate degree in finance, business administration, or a related field
• Master’s degree and certifications related to chartered accountancy (CA, CPA, ACCA, ICPAK membership, etc.) or significant qualifying experience (please explain in cover letter) if not
• Solid understanding of business, entrepreneurship, and missions
• Ability to work independently in a small team environment

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:

Job application procedure
• Interested and qualified? Go to Sinapis on to apply

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Wednesday, July 05 2023
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 21-06-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 21-06-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 21-06-2066
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