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Vacancy title:
Senior Finance Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Consulting , Category: Management ]

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McKinsey & Company

Deadline of this Job:
31 May 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, May 16, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Our Africa office finance team has Finance and Accounting managers in each of the physical locations who work with the firm’s specialist support functions across tax and general finance and accounting (India), treasury (New York, US), WIP/AR (Poznan, Poland) and firm Finance functions. Supporting the Finance and Accounting managers in country are a mix of senior accountants and accountants.

What you'll do
• You will oversee, manage, and direct the office’s finance function.
• In this role, you will be responsible for leading the Africa office Finance team to ensure compliance with all finance requirements and financial risk management within the 6 country locations. Additionally, you will provide active support to the Africa office managing partner and also the location (“country”) managing partners, as well as the broader Africa McKinsey partner group.
• You will work with the office manager and partner group to determine finance strategy (e.g., through economic analysis, modelling and projections. You will proactively lead the finance function to meet the Office's strategic finance and accounting objectives. You will oversee the overall performance of the accounting function, including leading the recruiting, development, and evaluation of financial support staff.
• You will manage and provide budgeting and planning guidance for the local office. You will develop and implement robust, transparent financial management reporting processes and systems. You will also improve processes for managing client engagement economics, client billing and collection to ensure responsible economics overall and to minimize working capital demands.
• You will develop, propose, syndicate, and implement appropriate office cost and investment levels.
• You will ensure that all interactions with government and regulatory bodies, tax, corporate registrations, etc., are handled appropriately. You will integrate the office with the firm’s financial and technical support structures, processes and policies.
• You will help ensure relevant compensation and benefits programs (including mobility benefits) are structured and delivered as efficiently and tax effectively as possible. You will lead/contribute to global/regional finance initiatives, as appropriate.
• You will also support client committee. You will ensure compliance with internal audit requirements (all locations in Africa).

• University degree, BComm/BComp (Hons), required – CA (SA) and/or MBA desired
• 10+ years financial/administrative management experience, ideally in a professional services firm, blue-chip corporate
• Knowledge of core finance & accounting principles, including e.g. GAAP / IFRS, as well as working knowledge of tax and treasury
• Senior presence and ability to develop strong, collaborative relationships with Office leaders excellent problem solving, analytic, and project management skills
• Outstanding communication and negotiation skillsStrong team leader and people developerHigh tolerance for ambiguity and exceptional professional judgement
• Fluency in English is required, additional languages like French and/or Portuguese advantageous

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 120

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: 31 May 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 17-05-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 17-05-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 17-05-2065
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