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Uplands Premium Dairies and Foods Limited is a fast growing FMCG company based in Kiambu, Kenya. We process High quality dairy products which are available throughout the country under our flagship brand “Pascha”

We seek to recruit a Finance Manager

Location: Kagwe, Kiambu
Nature of Job: Full Time

Job purpose

The successful individual will be tasked with developing and implementing Finance SOPs,enforcing accounting best practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely generation of financial reports. S/He will be responsible for company’s financial management and controls.

Responsibilities

  • Provide point of contact for Finance in all operations, sales reporting, expenditure variances, forecasting/budgeting, driving financial accountability and working to improve interface between various departments.
  • Review & develop business procedures that ensure accurate and timely of reporting
  • Prepare the annual budget and perform monthly reviews as may required.
  • Be in charge of Cash flow management & Short-term funding requirements
  • Handle Profitability & Margins management, Product Costings, Capital expenditure planning & review, Inventory Management, Debtors Management, suppliers management, OPEX Management and Business Units Management:
  • Carry out monthly executive commentary and variance analysis to budgets/revised forecasts while identifying opportunities for cost savings and revenue improvement.
  • Manage Month end reporting , Tax, & other Statutory requirements,
  • Verification of payment vouchers, and reconciliation of irregularities/discrepancies within the books of accounts
  • Evaluating the various revenue channels, advising on risk and areas in which operational efficiencies can be attained as well as optimal application of resources to support the business.
  • Compliance with legal requirements, advising management on action points while maintaining confidentiality of company information.
  • Development of pricing models by analyzing changes in product design, market positioning & real
  • Providing management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services, including competitor analysis.
  • Analyzing actual operating costs and preparing periodic reports, comparing standard costs to actual activity costs, giving recommendations.
  • Summarizes current financial status by collating information; preparing the balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other miscellaneous financial reports.
  • Lead the finance team and be a trusted finance business partner across multiple departments.
  • Ensure that all operational reports are submitted accurately and within the laid timelines.

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics or related field of study
  • Must have a CPA-K and a registered member of ICPAK
  • A minimum of 10 years accounting experience

Skills and Competencies

  • Previous experience in Manufacturing/Production and Supply chain is highly preferred
  • Strong experience of cost accounting in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in preparing company budgets
  • Ability to generate and communicate ad hoc financial analysis
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to influence decisions at an executive level.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with people at all levels who represent a variety of diverse backgrounds

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV to hr@uplandspremiumdairies.co.ke by Tuesday 14th January 2020; only successful candidates will be contacted