Finance Manager- (US Gaap, Treasury, Tax, Oracle AP, Risk Management and Compliance) – Nairobi, Kenya

Location: Nairobi, Kenya, Kenya
Date Posted: 04-12-2017
Reference Number: LNM2017
Job Description:
The company is a general management consulting firm, widely regarded as a global leader in business strategy consulting.  The firm has built its worldwide practice on intellectual leadership and has helped change the way many corporations approach, and engage in, competition. This position is responsible for supporting the Nairobi local-office financial operations including accounting, financial reporting, payroll coordination, tax compliance, planning, financial systems and risk management and also for business partnering with the local office Head to set up and develop our local infrastructure in the country.
General Accounting
  • Manage the day to day accounting processes with external accounting firm
  • Maintain US Gaap books on monthly basis
  • Maintain Statutory books on annual basis
  • Prepare inputs for statutory financial statements
  • Coordinate with external accounting firm, internal and external auditors
  • Support local office management in ensuring that local accounting practices comply with BCG policies and local accounting regulations
  • Preparing all account reconciliations on a monthly or quarterly basis
  • Preparing the monthly management P&L (Control Statement)
  • Manage financial systems and ensure the integrity of the data in these systems
  • Proactively identify and address areas for continuous improvement of accounting processes to gain efficiencies
  • Work on preparing all required documentation and schedules to support the annual audit
  • Building and formalizing various BCG finance and accounting policies 
  • Prepare monthly cash forecasts
  • Manage vendor payment terms and disbursements to maximize cash benefit
  • Treasury management which includes monthly monitoring the short and long term cash position of the company, maximizing return/minimizing cost, maintaining banking relationships, etc.
Tax, payroll and social charges
  • Prepare inputs for external accounting firm
  • Review tax, monthly payroll and social charges returns
  • Prepare annual reports for labor and tax administrations
  • Prepare legal documents with the assistance of external law firm
  • Maintain legal, tax, employees and social returns folders
Case Management & Accounts Receivable
  • Maintenance of AR ledger including opening/closing projects
  • Ensure clients are invoiced as per contract terms billings
  • Ensure absorptions, client invoices and receipts are entered into T&B in a timely manner
  • Ensure that finance act as a repository for client contracts and client contract management system
  • (CCM) is kept up to date
  • Provide support on case economics, monitoring weekly performance metrics
  • Under the guidance of Finance Director, prepare other cost analysis and decision support analysis
Accounts Payable
  • Oversee creation new suppliers and bank accounts in Oracle AP
  • Scan supplier invoices and send to outsourced accounting company
  • Process expense reports (ERs)
  • Control invoices allocations by projects
  • Conduct regular audits of expenses
  • Settle local suppliers invoices and employees ERs, with the help of external accounting firm
  • Prepare foreign suppliers payment files
  • Maintain suppliers invoices and employees ERs folders
Transfer pricing
  • Document intercompany invoices
  • Coordinate with other BCG offices finance teams
Risk Management & Compliance
  • Ensure adequate internal control and compliance in areas of responsibility
  • Work with other functions to ensure implementation of Global risk management procedures (e.g., segregation of duties, controls, documentation, archiving, emergency procedures)
  • Implementation of agreed upon recommendations from Global Risk Management team
  • Ensure that all transactions and processes are in compliance with local law
Qualification and skills:
  • Master degree with major in Accounting, Finance or Economics and 5+ years of accounting, audit and Finance experience
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a professional manner
  • Customer service orientation with creative, resourceful, can-do attitude
  • Strong interpersonal, communication (verbal and written) to effectively work with all levels of the organization, while demonstrating a positive personal and professional image
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment  - Work experience in a global or multi-national environment is a plus
  • Expert level in Excel
  • Knowledge of Oracle and Business Objects is helpful
  • Strong knowledge of principles, procedures, and practices of Kenya and US general accounting and fluent in English
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Senior Recruiter 
CA Global Finance 
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