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Orkidstudio   |   Nairobi, Kenya   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Finance Manager

  • Post-graduate education
  • Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
  • Executive (director)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Orkidstudio is a social enterprise based in Nairobi, Kenya, and working across East Africa and Zambia. Orkidstudio creates high quality, affordable and healthy buildings, through an exceptional end-to-end design and construction process, which use local materials and promote opportunities for women.


Responsibilities

The Finance Director shall sit on the organisation’s Board of Directors in a key decision-making role and shall report to the Executive Director. The Finance Director will be responsible for managing the Finance Team which currently consists of a Finance Manager and an Assistant Finance Manager. The Finance Director will take responsibility for the delivery of accurate and high quality management information while organising and contributing to the leadership of the financial growth of the organisation.


Competency:

  1. The ideal candidate will have experience in similar level financial management within the construction industry (non-essential);
  2. Have a detailed knowledge and expertise in accounting and financial management, including: budgets and forecasts, financial modelling, book-keeping, reporting, and analysis;
  3. Trained in commonly used industry software (MS Office/ Quickbooks Online) and an aptitude for learning new software;
  4. Strong leadership skills and confidence creating and implementing financial systems and ensuring compliance and successful operation across our organisational structure;
  5. Key managerial skills, developing and motivating teams of all levels;
  6. Have a problem-solving, strategic and entrepreneurial mindset, able to perform at a high level with complex challenges at pace;
  7. A proven relationship builder with the ability to confidently pitch Orkidstudio’s vision and financial model to prospective investors, funders and clients.


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
Seniority: Executive (director)

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required skills: Budgeting, financial planning; Compliance; Business strategy; Risk analysis; Financial reporting; Management of financial resources; Financial controlling
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Orkidstudio

Engineering, architectureCompany size: 10-20 people

Orkidstudio creates high quality, affordable and healthy buildings, through an exceptional end-to-end design and construction process, which use local materials and promote opportunities for women.