Our client is looking for a Finance manager who will be responsible for managing the financial health of the organization in order to promote success and growth while maintaining legal financial practices in compliance with Microfinance industry requirements. Responsibilities include financial planning to determine how to pay off liabilities and grow the business, reviewing financial documents to ensure tax-compliance and collaboration with other departments to achieve monetary goals.

Duties & Responsibilities

Perform financial management duties including generating financial data, compiling and submitting reports, analyzing industry trends and assessing the financial health of the company.
Oversee the operations and development of the company’s finance departments including creating and reviewing policies, budgeting, recruiting, training and conducting regular assessments of financial procedures.
Supervise the preparation of quarterly and annual account reconciliations, monitor and enforce compliance with tax and financial reporting standards and assist with cash flow forecasting.
Advise colleagues and management on decisions related to the company’s finances.
Supervise the documentation of the company’s financial status and forecasts.
Mediate between the organization, employees, stakeholders, shareholders and investors on financial issues for amicable resolution of differences.
Create strategic business plans based on the analysis of the company’s status and financial forecasts.
Develop and maintain financial models for key business driver analysis and forecasting
Keep current on financial reporting developments
Develop financial and business processes to support month end close and internal controls
Support the development of business plans and strategies with in depth financial analysis and performance measurement

Qualifications and experience required

Minimum-Bachelor’s degree Finance, Accounting, Business or equivalent.
Master in Business Administration or Master in Business Leadership or equivalent
Professional Qualification ACCA, CIMA, CIS or ICAZ is an Added Advantage
5+ years of relevant experience
2+ years at managerial levels