QR2804 - Finance Manager Kenya | Qatar Airways | Nairobi
Full Time - Permanent
Africa | Kenya | Nairobi
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About Your Job:
In this role you will manage the finance function for Kenya in line with Qatar Airways policies and internal accounting procedures. You will co-ordinate on financial and business matters at the station as well as delivering monthly reports to various business units.
Your key accountabilities will include but not be limited to correct monthly closing as per HQ target dates; identifying reasons for variances and controlling cost by proper follow up; ensuring receivables are collected on time and payable are paid timely with no penalties.
Additionally you will ensure that all contracts are negotiated with the best possible terms, assets are controlled and all exposures are insured and that funds are effectively managed as per corporate directives. You will develop annual budgets, and resolve exceptions to internal and external audits as well as ensuring the timely closing of all audits. Compliance with tax and local regulations is essential to this role as is costing and evaluation of local projects.
To be successful in this role you must be a finance/accounting graduate from a good university and hold a professional qualification such as CA/CPA/ACCA/CIMA/ICWA or MBA (Finance). You will have a minimum of 7 years Finance Management experience with at least 5 years in an Airline.
You will possess user level experience in any ERP, good working experience on spreadsheets and strong experience in expenditure or revenue accounting. You will have strong knowledge of financial accounts, contracts and local laws and regulations like VAT, tax, payroll etc. Additionally the ability to deliver on tight time bound reporting is essential.
You will demonstrate strong analytical skills and sound judgement as well as excellent leadership, teamwork and communication skills including the ability to analyse and explain Financial accounts to non finance audiences. You will be able to communicate fluently in English with Arabic as an advantage.
Special Information for Internal Candidates:
This is a Grade 7 position based in Nairobi.
Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV
2. Copy of Passport
3. Copy of Highest Educational Certificate