Finance Manager

Nairobi, Kenya
105,000 - 150,000
16 Sep 2020
02 Nov 2020
Job role
Finance manager
Experience level
A Finance Manager distributes the financial resources of a company, is responsible for the budget planning, and supports the executive management team by offering insights and financial advice that will allow them to make the best business decisions for the company.
  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Finance Manager duties and responsibilities of the job
As a crucial member of the finance team, a typical Finance Manager job description should include, but not be limited to:
• Collecting, interpreting and reviewing financial information
• Predicting future financial trends
• Reporting to management and stakeholders, and providing advice how the company and future business decisions might be impacted
• Producing financial reports related to budgets, account payables, account receivables, expenses etc.
• Developing long-term business plans based on these reports
• Reviewing, monitoring and managing budgets
• Developing strategies that work to minimise financial risk
• Analysing market trends and competitors

Finance Manager job qualifications and requirements
A degree and several years' experience in the financial field will be required to gain a Finance Manager role. A degree in the following fields will prove particularly advantageous:
• Accountancy or Finance
• Economics
• Mathematics
• Business Studies
• Management
Postgraduate degrees in financial management would also be beneficial for candidates looking to advance their career.

As well as formal qualifications, a Finance Manager job description should detail the following qualities:
• An analytical mind
• Negotiation skills and the ability to develop strong working relationships
• Commercial and business awareness
• Good communication skills - both written and verbal
• A keen eye for detail and desire to probe further into data
• Ability to stick to time constraints