Officer, Finance job at Bridge International
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Vacancy title:
Officer, Finance

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Education, and Training , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Bridge International

Deadline of this Job:
26 October 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 12, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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What You Will Do
• Ensure revenue is captured accurately by the finance shared services team and adheres to IFRS and Bridge reporting standards.
• Subject matter expert; ensure resolution of accounting issues raised by shared services team on a timely basis.
• Drive financial period closing, preparation of monthly financial statements, reconciliations, reports and management notes with the Finance Shared Service.
• Preparation of quarterly unit profit and loss account and management notes.
• Preparation of Finance weekly dashboard and updating budget & other finance trackers.
• Work with the legal team and ensure that academy leases are renewed on time and data shared with the shared services team.
• Uploading fees payment in pupils accounts, correcting any anomalies daily.
• Resolution of pupils’ accounts issues on a timely basis and recommending improvements to avoid recurrence.
• Responsible for maintaining and reporting on all academy repairs, actual spend vs budget.
• Coordinate stock taking on a quarterly basis and reconciliation between actual inventory held and the Inventory ledger, investigating any variances and recommending action.
• Compiling Fixed assets listing for Insurance purposes, ensuring that additions and deletions are done on time, communicated to the sourcing team..
• Filing of VAT & WHT returns on a monthly basis and ensures payments are made on time as per statutory requirements.
• Ensure timely payment of payroll statutory and other deductions, for example PAYE, NSSF NHIF, Sacco etc. and filing of returns where required by Finance Shared Service.
• Assist Finance Director in managing statutory audit by ensuring that schedules are prepared on time, audit queries resolved timely in order to mitigate audit overruns.
• Assist the finance director in preparation and compilation of the East Africa operating budget.
• Other duties as assigned.

What You Should Have
• A degree in accounting Finance, Economics or a related field
• CPA K with an excellent academic record.
• At least 5 years’ relevant work experience in corporate finance/accounting; performing highly rigorous, complex financial analysis.
• Good understanding of local tax requirements.
• Experience in managing a team.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Dynamics (Navision).
• Excellent skills in Microsoft office, an expert in Microsoft Excel a MUST.
• Experience working closely with a company to build financial and operating models at a deep level, particularly on a multi-country level.
• Experience in preparation of management reports, notes and presentation.
• Ability to relate well with both internal and external customers and work in teams.
• Highly innovative, with excellent analytical skills and ability to meet strict deadlines.
• High integrity, IT literacy.
• Ability to plan, manage own workload in order to meet tight deadlines
• Proactive and self-motivated with excellent communication skills.
• Confident and flexible team player with great ability to work closely with non-finance team members within a multicultural environment

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 26 October 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 12-10-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 12-10-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 12-10-2065
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