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Finance Manager at Power Financial Wellness, Nairobi.

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Job Description

Role Summary:

We’re seeking a Finance Manager to lead our finance function and support our expansion into new markets. As a Finance Manager, you’ll be responsible for developing and executing financial strategies, managing accounting operations, and providing financial insights to our senior leadership team. You’ll play a key role in driving the company’s growth and success, while ensuring financial integrity and compliance. Additionally, you’ll be expected to participate in helping the company raise debt and equity funds from investors and bank partners.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement financial strategies that align with our business objectives and support our growth plans.
  • Oversee accounting operations, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and general ledger activities.
  • Manage the budgeting and forecasting process, providing regular updates to our senior leadership team.
  • Prepare and present financial reports, including monthly management accounts, annual financial statements, and ad-hoc reports as required.
  • Develop and implement robust internal controls and processes to safeguard our assets and ensure financial integrity.
  • Manage relationships with external stakeholders, including auditors, tax authorities, financial institutions, and potential investors.
  • Participate in fundraising activities, including preparing financial models and presentations for potential investors and bank partners.
  • Provide financial insights and analysis to support strategic decision-making across the business.
  • Manage and mentor a team of finance professionals, fostering a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field; MBA or professional certification (e.g., CPA, CMA) preferred.
  • At least 7 years of experience in financial management, preferably in the fintech or financial services industry.
  • Deep knowledge of financial management principles, including budgeting, forecasting, accounting, and reporting.
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to distill complex financial data into clear insights and recommendations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships and influence stakeholders at all levels.
  • Proven leadership and team management skills, with the ability to motivate and develop high-performing teams.
  • Familiarity with local financial regulations and compliance requirements in Kenya and other African markets.
  • Experience in fundraising activities, including preparing financial models and presentations for potential investors and bank partners.
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