Financial Director Job at Kentaste Products Limited

Financial Director Job at Kentaste Products Limited… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at Kentaste Products Limited.

Description:

Kentaste Products Limited is Kenya’s largest manufacturer of coconut products. The company sources coconuts from nearly 3,000 smallholder farmers, 2,000 of which are organic and fair trade certified. At our factory in Ukunda, we process 40,000 coconuts/day into virgin coconut, desiccated coconut, coconut milk, coconut cream, and coconut flour.

Responsibilities:

  • Finance Management and Reporting:
    • Prepare and submit financial plans and budgets in consultation with the Managing Director and all department heads.
    • Guide the business in ensuring compliance to the budget; all variances to be reported in the monthly report with reasons and recommendations.
    • Manage the company’s cash flow and working capital including cash flow forecasting, investment of excess cash, inter-account transfers and debt collection.
  • Administration:
    • Support the Managing Director in fundraising and investor relations by providing relevant business information and analysis.
    • Support in the grant application and ensure accurate reporting for grants.
    • Oversee procurement operations, approve purchasing requisitions and authorizing supplier payments.
  • Commercial Operations:
    • Continually review business processes and recommend improvements that will create more efficiencies.
    • Work with the sales team in determining the best sales mix and follow through with the production manager for the right product mix that will influence the sourcing.
    • Attend EXCO meetings and any other ad hoc meetings that may be called to create alignment for alignment to the budget and as most commercial decisions affect finance.

Desired Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 7 preferably 10 years experience in a senior role.
  • CPA designation.
  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business.
  • Up to date knowledge of current financial and accounting computer applications.
  • Advanced MS Office and Excel skills.
  • Presentation skills using Powerpoint and other applications
  • Excellent verbal, analytical, organizational, and written skills.
  • Advanced experience with SAP or similar accounting systems and in financial reporting.
  • Valid Driving License.

How to Apply

Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents, and Application to  [email protected] and a copy to [email protected]

Note: Use the title of the position as the subject of the email.

Application Deadline: 31st December 2021.

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