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Financial Controller ,Heritage Insurance Company – A Member of Liberty: Apply Here

Recours 4 Kenya
Banking and Finance
Full Time

Reports To: General Manager – Finance
Location: Head Office, Nairobi

Application Deadline: 25th June 2018

We believe in responding to the changing consumer and market needs through innovative solutions and technologically efficient processes.

Job Summary:
The main purpose of the job is to oversee the accounting function.

Key Responsibilities
Oversee preparation of timely and accurate periodic financial and management information reports, including LAI and MSR reporting.
Prepare annual financial statements.
Coordinate and drive the annual budget process and monitor performance against Board approved budgets as well as forecast short and long term performance.
Manage the regulatory, internal and external audits and follow through on arising audit issues.
Ensure compliance with all regulatory provisions affecting Company operations.
Ensure internal business control processes are mapped, documented, improved and stabilized on a continuous basis.
Oversee management of expenses – approvals etc.
Oversee cash management to ensure effective performance of receipting arrangements for collections and payments resulting in continuous improvement
of customer service.
Coordinate strategic and operational planning activities in liaison with management team to ensure that plans are produced in accordance with agreed
processes and timetables.
Review systems adequacy to meet business requirements.
Regularly review and benchmark of all business processes within the Finance unit.
Business analytics
Drive SLAs set for the Finance units
Mentor and coach team members
Ensure performance management is timely and effective
Ensure staff motivation by appropriate delegation, communication, commendations, fair appraisal and creating a stable working environment.
Ensure that staff adhere to Company work ethics and discipline for efficient workflow and profitability.

Bachelor’s degree in business, finance or accounting
Accounting professional papers – CPA(K)

5 years’ audit experience
3 years’ in management and reporting role
Working experience in the insurance industry (will be an added advantage)


Technical Competencies
Specialised training in a Financial Management System (FMS) and General Insurance System (GIS).
Knowledge & experience in budget forecasting and projections.
Highly skilled in use of spreadsheets
Technical report writing skills
Working experience with SAP ERP

Behavioural Competencies
Excellent communication skills.
Leadership skills
High standards of integrity and professionalism
Analytical skills
Innovation and creativity
Presentation skills
Problem solving skills

Application Procedure
If you meet the above requirements you are encouraged to forward your application and updated CV to by 25th June, 2018.

Clearly state the job title on the subject heading.

Heritage is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages diversity.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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