Global Senior Manager- Accounting Servicesjob at Living Goods
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Vacancy title:
Global Senior Manager- Accounting Services

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Living Goods

Deadline of this Job:
30 March 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Thursday, March 16, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
Global Senior Manager- Accounting Services

Key Responsibilities:
Accounting, Reporting, and Internal Controls:
• Maintain accounting, financial reporting, financial controls, and information systems to ensure adequate records, appropriate authorizations of transactions, and safeguard assets.
• Works with the Director of Accounting Services to ensure compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and other relevant governance acts or regulations in the respective jurisdictions of LG.
• Interpret and implement Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and other standards applicable to LGs operational jurisdictions.
• Provides compliance guidance on all accounting issues.
• Initiates process improvements.
• Coordinate and lead all local and international audits and proper filing of statutory and tax returns; prepare for and coordinate all external audits.
• Research and resolve technical accounting issues, including consultation with external auditors, and country accounting teams.
• Ensure legal and regulatory compliance regarding all financial functions across all LG operations and jurisdictions.
• Assume a key role in collaboration with the Financial and Grant reporting teams in annual planning, budgeting, and monitoring revenue and expenditure against budget.
• Provide shared accounting services to all global operations including new country expansion.
• Oversee balance sheet reconciliations and month-end close procedures across all operations.
Accounting oversight of Kenya Country Office:
• Oversee the accounting function and staff and ensure compliance with organizational policies and procedures and statutory regulations.
• Ensure the hiring and talent pipeline management of quality engaged staff.
• Provide coaching, mentoring, and development of staff.
• Monitoring performance and initiating timely action to strengthen staff and staff engagement.
• Translating organizational goals into functional and individual goals and ensuring proper task and functional divisions.
• Oversee the timely submission of statutory filings including tax returns, company registrar filings, insurance submissions, etc, and ensure compliance with country financial, tax reporting, and regulatory requirements.
• Ensure accounting processes and workflows are fit for operational purposes to maximize the use of digital platforms and compliance with an organizationally approved delegation of authority.
• Coordinate and lead the annual auditing process including liaising with external auditors and liaising with the Global Director Accounting Services and the local Board of Directors.
• Managing the country’s cash flow and forecasting and providing oversight of all bank accounts.
Treasury Management:
• Supports the treasury function with the Global controller.
• Ensure compliance with banking regulations and treasury policy.
• Ensures that Countries have appropriate cash flow.
Management and Advisory services:
• Guide the countries and operations teams to understand the implications and complexities of transactions and other matters by providing expertise and accounting guidance.
• Advise management and accounting teams about complex financial accounting and reporting issues and transaction structuring, and current technical accounting developments.
• Support general accounting and financial reporting teams, and interactions with accounting shared service organizations including account reconciliations, closing processes, general ledger & financial systems maintenance, and accounting compliance.
• Maintain an environment of excellence and a “can do” culture that facilitates the success of LG.

Qualifications & Experience Required
Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field.
Professional Qualifications / Membership in professional bodies
• CPA or ACCA required.

Experience:
• Minimum of 10 to 12 years of working Experience.

Competencies & Attributes:
• In-depth knowledge of nonprofit accounting (fund accounting principles), including sophisticated fund and grant accounting, compliance, and reporting.
• Broad experience with multiple funding sources, including the US government, other country governments, other bi-and multilateral donors, and corporates and foundations.
• Evidence of partnering with executive staff, resulting in the development and implementation of creative financial management strategies.
• Experience streamlining, refining, and automating financial processes, including the development of user-friendly tools and training programs, and deploying suitable technology.
• Track record of working with technology leaders to manage critical financial management and reporting systems.
• Mission-driven, articulate professional with substantial finance and administrative management experience.
• Keen analytical, organization, and problem-solving skills that support and enable sound decision-making.
• Proven strength in building and sustaining supportive relationships and persuasively communicating institutional goals and needs.
• Strong human resource management experience: the ability to supervise, mentor, and engage staff members and inspire credibility, and confidence and build consensus.
• Technology savvy and specific knowledge of accounting and reporting software.
• Demonstrated capacity to think strategically with expertise in complex problem solving, decision making, and critical thinking skills, displays good judgment.
• Advanced Excel skills.
• Bilingual in French is a plus.

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Interested and qualified? Go to Living Goods on livinggoods.applytojob.com to apply


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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 30 March 2023
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 16-03-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 16-03-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 16-03-2065
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