Head of Finance, East Africa job at M-Kopa Solar
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Vacancy title:
Head of Finance, East Africa

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Information Technology , Category: Accounting ]

Jobs at:

M-Kopa Solar

Deadline of this Job:
12 October 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, September 28, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Your main objectives will be leading and coaching the team to achieve objectives, ensuring all accounting activities comply with regulations, assessing risk in the company, and providing support, advice, and analysis to the leadership of those markets. This role ensures the crafting of financial strategies and maintaining the company’s financial health to increase profitability in the long run.
This position will report to the Director of Finance as well as dotted line reporting to the General Managers of Kenya and Uganda and be based in Nairobi but with regular travel to Kampala.
We offer a full-time permanent contract of employment to candidates together with a competitive salary (dependent on skills and experience), company bonus (dependent on company performance and OKRs), and a range of company benefits.

To achieve this, you’ll be expected to:
• Taking full ownership of all financial data and responsibility for the accuracy of each financial statement line item including monthly reporting of results as well as the annual audit
• Lead and coach the finance team
• Provide support, analysis, and advice from a financial perspective to each country’s leadership
• Assist in the preparation of the annual budgets and monitor actual costs against those budgets
• Conduct risk management
• Evaluate and decide on investments
• Allocate resources and manage cash flows
• Conduct profit and cost analyses
• Support pricing, procurement, payments
• Ensure all accounting activities and internal audits comply with financial regulations
• Consult group finance about funding options and recommend cost-reducing solutions

You Might Be A Good Fit If You
• Proven work experience as a Head of Finance / FP&A
• Recognized accountancy qualification e.g. ACCA
• BSc/BA in Accounting, Finance, or relevant field
• In-depth understanding of double entry bookkeeping, cash flow management, and reconciliations
• Hands-on experience with budgeting and risk management
• Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting models
• Proficiency in accounting software
• Solid analytical and decision-making skills
• Leadership abilities
• Excellent communication skills
• Performance management
• Coaching and mentoring skills
• Ability to work under pressure and deliver on

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

Interested and qualified? Go to M-Kopa Solar on jobs.lever.co to apply

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 12 October 2022  
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 28-09-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 28-09-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 28-09-2065
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