Finance Manager Job in Kenya

Industrial Promotion Services (Kenya) Limited (IPS) is the Manufacturing and Industrial arm of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED) which in turn is an Affiliate of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).  

IPS has a portfolio of operating companies in Printing and Packaging sector, Food and Agro processing, Leather, Specialized Textiles, Pharmaceuticals as well as Infrastructure across East and Central Africa.  

Finance Manager - Industry

Under the overall supervision of the General Manager of that company, the Finance Manager will be responsible for all areas relating to financial reporting. 

This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting. 

This position is responsible for a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, year-end audit preparation, all internal financial controls and the support of budget and forecast activities. 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensure accurate and timely preparation of monthly management accounts to support business decisions and possible outcomes.
  • Responsible for monthly and annual statutory accounts and reporting of financial Statements.
  • Preparation of annual budgets and periodic forecasts as well as long term rolling plans (regular Prognosis)
  • Direct involvement in corporate reporting for financial and management information (e.g. Board Paper preparation)
  • Appropriate analytical review of key performance indicators based on various financial data.
  • Manage and implement appropriate stock costing processes and records control.
  • Working capital management aligned to the needs of the Company’s cash flow and operations.
  • Ensure compliance with statutory and regulatory returns deadlines  e.g. PAYE, VAT and Withholding taxes
  • Ensure adequate internal controls for effective and efficient budgeting, expenditure, accounting, cash flow, banking and taxation management.
  • Handle any KRA inquiries and audits liaise with the external auditors.
  • Prepare/develop daily reports to assist in product pricing decisions.
  • Manage the accounting staff and enhance their skills and competencies
 Competency Profile
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Business related field from a recognized university
  • Qualified Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPA-K) or ACCA
  • At least 7 years accounting experience in a Manufacturing Company with up to 3 years at senior supervisory level.
  • Good knowledge of computer accounting software
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Proactive and results oriented.
To Apply:
Applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees, telephone contact, e-mail address and copies of certificates and testimonials should be sent to the,

Head of Human Resources, 
Industrial Promotions Services 
P. O. Box 30500-00100, 
Nairobi 

or by email to careers@ipskenya.com / purity.midwa@ipskenya.com

Deadline: May 9th 2016

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