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Senior Finance Manager

Fuzu Ltd
Nairobi, Kenya

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

We hope by now you know at least a little bit about who we are… Why? Well because you are applying through our website! But let us give you a bit more detail - Fuzu is on a mission to build the best career development, recruitment and learning solution for job seekers and employers in emerging markets. Our ambition is to help the top talent like you find a place to Dream, Grow and Be Found. We are currently attracting over 25,000 new users per month, making us the Fastest Growing Talent Pool in Africa!


At Fuzu we work hard but maintain a people-first and fun team culture. We emphasize learning, purpose, results and growth and expect everyone on the team to be eager to step out of their comfort zone to learn and support across multiple functions. As part of our team culture, if you want to learn and grow, you will be given every opportunity to take on as much responsibility as you can handle.

To recap, why should you be part of the Fuzu Team?
1. We are the fastest-growing career community in Africa
2. You will be working on building the go-to platform for emerging market talent and employers
3. You will be part of a team that is human, fun, witty, fair and works smart
4. You will be given every opportunity to grow your career to the next level
5. You will work with an experienced team that has over 50 years of combined work experience in emerging markets across Africa as well as extensive experience in Europe and the United States

The Senior Finance Manager will oversee all financial aspects of the business and drive the company’s financial strategy and planning. You will be responsible for assessing the financial performance of the company as well as possible risks and investments.
You will also be responsible for the financial health of the company by combining strategic and operational goals, you will manage the accounting and economic aspects of the business by enforcing a financial strategy aimed toward profitable long-term growth.

Responsibilities

  1. Take overall control of the company’s accounting function
  2. Ensure that company financial systems are robust, compliant and support current activities and future growth.
  3. Lead, build and develop the finance team.
  4. Work with senior teams to grow the business, formulating strategies and plans.
  5. Ensure corporate budgeting processes are carried out and reviewed.
  6. Take ultimate responsibility for the company's cash management policies.
  7. Present annual accounts to shareholders
  8. Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual accounts that present the company’s position in line with generally accepted accounting principles
  9. Ensure that the regulatory requirements of all statutory bodies are met.
Qualifications:
  1. 5 years of experience in Accounting in East Africa
  2. Experience in consulting/setting up company structures
  3. Experience with leading teams and establishing Finance Processes
  4. Full understanding of all local finance & tax laws
  5. Experience across multiple markets is a plus

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 7 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Fuzu Ltd

Nairobi, KE
20-50 people
Computers, software development and services
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We hope by now you know at least a little bit about who we are… why? Well because you are applying through our website! But let us give you a bit more detail - Fuzu is on a mission to build the best career development, recruitment and learning solution for job seekers and employers in emerging markets. Our ambition is to help the top talent like you find and a place to Dream, Grow and Be Found. We are currently attracting over 25,000 new users per month, making us the Fastest Growing Talent Pool in Africa!We are Finnish-Kenyan company with headquarters in Nairobi and Helsinki. We have a fun and quickly growing team in Nairobi that is taking care of all on-the-ground operations. We work hard but maintain a people-first, fun team culture. We emphasize learning and growth and expect everyone on the team to be eager to step out of their comfort zone to learn and support across multiple functions. In our team culture, if you want to learn and grow, you will be given every opportunity to take on as much responsibility as you can handle.

Benefits included

Competitive Salary, Monthly Team Based Performance Bonus, 21 Leave Days, Comprehensive Medical Cover,Monthly Social events 'Fuzu Friday' and lots of Learning and growth opportunities.

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