11 Jan 2017

Agricultural Commodities Trading Company Finance Manager 2017

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Duma Works is recruiting a Finance Manager for one of our clients.

The client is a regional leader in trading agricultural commodities.

Overview: The Finance Manager will contribute to the day to day financial activities of the organization, and play a key role in adhering and implementing company financial policies.

The Finance Manager will be assigned ongoing responsibilities in finance, including bookkeeping, Quick-books transaction entries, report preparation, bank reconciliation, and others.

Responsibilities include

  • Prepare and maintain accurate, timely financial records for the organization in accordance with standard accounting procedures
  • Develop, implement and ensure compliance with internal financial policies, procedures and control mechanisms
  • Ensure all statutory remittance and reporting requirements of the organization are met
  • Prepare all necessary information for annual returns and audits
  • Develop and maintain financial accounting systems for cash management and control
  • Bank account reconciliation
  • Manage cash flow and prepare in advance for cash flow needs
  • Oversee bookkeeping and payroll functions
  • Track and account for assets
  • Contribute to financial systems implementation, budget preparations, expenditure tracking, and financial reporting and accounting
  • Help ensuring effective internal controls and minimizing risks
  • Maintain books, record transactions via Quick-books, reconcile discrepancies
  • Contribute to monthly close procedures, including bank reconciliation
  • Preparation of monthly and quarterly financial reports and oversight of company audits
  • Maintain accurate records for all company transactions

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree (Finance or Accounting)
  • CPA-K professional certification

Skills and Experience

  • 5 years professional experience in similar or relevant roles
  • Experience in the food industry is a big advantage
  • Advanced skills in standard bookkeeping/accounting software(s)with particular reference to QuickBooks
  • Advanced Microsoft Office software skills, especially Excel
  • Strong communication ability both written and verbal, able to train others
  • Self-starter with strong problem solving skills, ability to multi-task, and strong attention to detail
  • Must have the force of character sufficient to properly represent the organization’s interests with suppliers and be a person of high integrity as well as team player
  • Able to supervise a team, follow up on delegated tasks
  • Willingness to continuously learn and be open to feedback to improve individual development


How to Apply

Cover Letter and detailed CV are to be sent by email to [email protected] marking the subject as “2607”, Your Full name & Phone number e.g. 2607 Barack Obama, +2547xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.

Deadline for receiving applications: 13th January 2017

N.B.* You will receive a confirmation email and an alert to take a basic screening test over SMS or online. The email with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The email/SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test. If you have any issues with the process, please reach out to +254702093793.

If you apply and don’t meet these minimum qualifications, we won’t be able to forward your application to the employer






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