Chief Finance Officer

(Based in Nairobi)

Job Ref. MN 5319

Job Profile

Reporting to the Group Chief Executive Officer, the job holder will:
  • Control the finance and accountancy functions of the Company and ensure that proper systems of financial controls are in place for the Company and its Subsidiaries.
  • Ensure compliance with Group and International Accounting Standards.
  • Assist in the Company secretarial work in liaison with the Company Secretary.
  • Liaise with Pension scheme administrators and ensure schemes are properly run.
  • Formulating annual budgets in close liaison with departments for Board approval.
  • Analyze and forecast critical financial performance indicators such as cash flow, cost controls and actual figures against budgets / targets. Convey these analyses to the CEO, the Board Business Committee, and recommend on corrective actions where needed.
  • Ensuring optimal investment of excess funds to maximize investment income.
  • Overseeing Accounting Systems and Procedures.
  • Managing the finance department.
Person Profile
  • A bachelors degree from a recognized University in Finance, Economics or Business Administration.
  • Have full professional qualifications - CPA, ACCA
  • Minimum 7 years relevant experience with at least 5 years in senior management in the service industry. Insurance sector experience is not a must but would be an advantage.
  • Thorough understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
Credit Controller

(Based in Nairobi)

Job Ref. MN 5320


Job Profile

Reporting to the Chief Accountant, the job holder will:
  • Ensure that monthly statements are dispatched by the 7th day of every month.
  • Ensure that the aged analysis of debtors schedule is accurately produced and circulated to the Credit Control Committee on a timely basis.
  • Ensure that commission payments to the intermediariesare made as outlined in the Company’s Credit Policy.
  • In close liaison with Operations Departmental Managers, ensure that reconciliations with intermediaries as well as the direct accounts and Facultative accounts are carried out speedily and accurately.
  • Is the secretary of the Credit Control Committee in the key responsibility of premium collection.
  • Ensure that a daily cash flow is prepared and circulated to the CFO every morning.
  • Any other work as assigned by the Chief Accountant.
Person Profile
  • A university degree preferably Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting/Finance Option) or a closely related field.
  • CPA(K) or ACCA.
  • Have a strong Credit Control Background with at least 5 years credit control working experience.
  • Be able to communicate and help all staff in respect of credit control matters.
  • Ability to quickly grasp the company’s computerized systems.
  • Be proficient in computer packages.
  • Be a good team player and action oriented/hands on.
Branch Manager

Mombasa

Job Ref. MN 5321

Job Profile

Reporting to the Area Manager - Coast Region, the job holder will:
  • Soliciting for business from Clients / Intermediaries via regular visits.
  • Overseeing the implementation of company credit policy.
  • Overseeing/ Implementing Company Underwriting/Service Standard Policy.
  • Personally make sure that clients Intermediaries with or without complaints and/ or compliments are visited, heard out and relations mended and ! or improved.
  • Preparing Branch budget.
  • Acting as the Public Relations/ Liaison officer of the Company within the region of operation.
  • Coordinating the day to day Marketing / Underwriting/Claims/Administrative issues at the Branch in consultation with the relevant department at the head office.
  • Visiting and Introducing Customers/ Prospects/Intermediaries to the Company, whilst attending to all their queries regarding acumen/ efficacy /standing of the company in the Market.
Attending to any other duties that may be assigned bySenior Management.

Person Profile
  • First degree from a recognized institution.
  • ACII or IlK Diploma or currently pursuing with a minimum of 5 credits.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in General Insurance Underwriting or branch management.
  • Claims handling experience will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent interpersonal and social skills.
Deputy Claims Manager

Job Ref. MN 5322

Job Profile

Reporting to the Claims Manager, the job holder will:
  • Ensure accurate claims reserves.
  • Monitor performance of service providers and ensure prompt payments for effective service delivery.
  • Analyse gaps in the claims process and recommend improvements.
  • Authorize repairs, claims, costs and fees in the unit within the authority limits.
  • Ensure service providers are appointed promptly effective service delivery.
  • In consultation with the legal officer, ensure recoveries from third parties in order to reduce final cost of the claim.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly management reports.
  • Prepare monthly claims reports for various key Clients and Brokers.
  • Supervise the Facultative and Treaty Recoveries.
  • Maintain accurate records of incurred and new claims.
  • Ensure speedy disposal of salvages.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the Executive.
Person Profile
  • Bachelors Degree from a recognized institution.
  • ACII or AIIK qualification.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a senior supervisory position in a claims or underwriting department.
  • A thorough understanding of Claims processes.
  • Ability to provide leadership, guidance and motivation to the claims team.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Confident and self-driven.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
An attractive remuneration package will be offered. Send your application with a detailed CV and a daytime telephone number.

Please also summarize yourself as follows:

Send your application by hand, courier, post or email so asto reach us by 27th April 2012.

Mark Job Ref. No. on top left of the envelope.

Send to:

Executive Selection Division, Manpower
Service (K) Ltd, 3rd Floor, Landmark Plaza,
Directly Opposite Nairobi Hospital Entrance,
P.O. Box 50736-00200,
Nairobi.

Email recruit@manpowerservicesgroup.com

Field Research persons needed.( Project Running for 5 days @ Kshs 600 a day)

Our client is a firm providing marketing consultancy services and is based in hurligham is urgently looking for field research persons.

The project will be running for 5 days and will be paying an allowance Kshs 600 a day.

Vacancies Qualifications

Any college Qualifications
Prior experience as a researcher mandatory.

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only indicating why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title on the email subject to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke

Field Research persons needed.( Project Running for 5 days @ Kshs 600 a day)

Our client is a firm providing marketing consultancy services and is based in hurligham is urgently looking for field research persons.

The project will be running for 5 days and will be paying an allowance Kshs 600 a day.

Vacancies Qualifications

Any college Qualifications
Prior experience as a researcher mandatory.

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only indicating why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title on the email subject to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke


Ref: Power Support Technicians for BTS & MGW Sites
  • Urgently needed (ASAP) a Power Support technician.
  • Minimum diploma in Electrical Power Engineering.
  • 2yrs minimum experience.
  • Driving License.
Kinetic Controls Limited
Lower Kabete
P.o.Box 474-00606
Kinetic Springs, Nairobi,
Kenya.

email (jobs@kineticontrols.com)

Job Title: South Somalia Area Finance Support Manager

Place of Work: Nairobi (Kenya), with field visits

Grade: 6.1

Reports to: Area Representative

Line Management Responsibility: None

Technical Supervision Responsibility:Area Finance Coordinator and other finance staff

Budget Responsibility: None

Contract Duration: 12 months starting from 15 May 2012

Child Protection Level: 3

Job purpose

The purpose of this post is to ensure that the South Somalia programme adheres to all its grant management obligations internally within Save the Children and externally with donors.

The position will also function as a key and important link between program and Finance in the South Somalia programme and will work closely with the Area Representative and programme staff.

Key accountabilities
  • Organise monthly grant finance meeting for South Somalia programme and, using information as generated from SUN systems, to explain monthly variances to the Project Managers/budget holders and seek explanation of what identified underspends/overspends mean and how they can be rectified.
  • Prepare monthly budget monitoring reports in donor currency and as a follow up to the monthly grant finance meeting submit a timely monthly variance report to the Finance and Grants Director in head office.
  • In conjunction with technical programme managers and based on the project activity plan, re-phase all the South Somalia programme budgets in FBS to reflect revised project plans and income schedules on a monthly basis.
  • Maintain and update the Country Master Budget component for South Somalia programme on a monthly basis.
  • Maintain and update the Master ICE Sheet component for the South Somalia programme on a monthly basis and share it with the Deputy Finance Director.
  • Set up and maintain grant files for all the active grants in the South Somalia programme, maintain electronic files of the same on the shared drive.
  • Work with project staff to develop realistic budgets in the appropriate currencies for new proposals that reflect both planned expenditure and in the case of grants the expected income from donors.
  • Prepare cash forecasts on a 4 weekly basis based on the planned programme activities and forward this to the Area Representative for approval.
  • Prepare timely and high quality donor financial reports.
  • Check the correctness of payment vouchers from all South Somalia programme offices and/or local implementing partners and recommend the necessary improvements.
  • Carry out autonomous field checks and visits to support and build capacities of the field finance teams in South Somalia programme and/or finance staff of local implementing partners (security permitting). If security is not permitting invite the key staff to Nairobi or meet them in Puntland, Somalia.
  • Participate in organisational (partners) capacity assessment and financial reviews.
  • Assist in providing technical assistance to Save the Children partners in issues related to donor compliance.
  • Participate in conducting compliance related trainings and workshops for partners in the South Somalia programme.
  • Participation in internal and external audit exercises and subsequent implementation of the auditors’ recommendations.
  • Comply with all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to health and safety, security, equal opportunities and other relevant policies.
  • Provide induction on finance matters to newly recruited staff at all levels.
Working contacts
  • Internal: Finance Team (including local implementing partners), Budget Holders, and Support Services.
  • External: Tax Offices, External Auditors, Regulatory Bodies, Bank, Insurance, Suppliers, Transporters, Alliance members and partners.
Essential requirements
  • A University degree in Commerce, Accounting or Business Administration (Finance or Accounting option) from a recognised university.
  • A minimum of 5 years of progressively mid level management experience with INGO’s in professional accounting and financial management.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with local partners and supporting in building their capacity.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of donor compliance, key principles of eligibility and reporting procedures
  • Experience of systems audit and articulating/implementing recommendations
  • Experience of engaging with donors at country level
  • Demonstrated experience of writing proposals, submitting amendments and reporting to donors
  • Significant experience of managing multiple large and medium grants annually
  • Good personal organisational skills, including time management, and ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Ability to work within a multicultural setting
  • Training skills
  • Experience working in difficult and/or emergency environments.
  • Computers literate, proficient with excel and computerised accounting packages.
  • High level of integrity and ability to work as part of a professional team
  • Ability and willingness to work under high pressure, travel to field offices and to meet tight deadlines.
Code of Conduct and Child Safeguarding

Because Save the Children's work is based on deeply held values and principles, it is essential that our commitment to children's rights and humanitarian principles is supported and demonstrated by all members of staff.

Save the Children's Code of Conduct sets out the standards which all staff members must adhere to.

As an employee of Save the Children you are required to comply with the practice and principles as stated in Save the Children’s Child Safeguarding Policy either in the course of your employment or in your private life, by signing the Declaration of Acceptance Form and the general Code of Conduct.

Actions undertaken solely, or participated in by you, which seriously contravene the principles of this policy either in the course of employment or in your private life, may be considered to be gross misconduct (constituting automatic dismissal) depending on the facts of the case.

Comply with all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to child protection, the Code of Conduct, Health and safety, fraud, whistle blowing, equal opportunities and other relevant policies

Due to the urgency of this position, short listing will be done as applications are received.

Forward your applications to: vacancies@scsom.org

Application Closing Date: 02nd May 2012

Only short listed individuals will be notified.

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