Overview

Gusii Water and Sanitation Company Limited (GWASCO) was incorporated in 2006 to supply water and sanitation services to the larger Gusii (Kisii and Nyamira) area under a Service Provision Agreement (SPA) with the Lake Victoria South Water Services Board.
In view of this and as part of fulfilling our mandate, GWASCO is seeking to fill the following Management positions with customer service oriented, qualified and experienced individuals who seek to be part of a result oriented team.
The Finance Manager is responsible for the finance function of the company to perform financial analysis and as per laid down procedures.
Responsibilities



Oversee performance management in the Finance Department
Develop department budget and work plan
Prepare board management papers for approval
Identify procurement needs of the department
Prepare and review departmental policies and accounting manuals in line with international financial standards and government regulations
Budget preparation/ cash flow management review to ensure sustainability and giving strategic advice to board /CMT.
Budget preparation/ cash flow management review to ensure sustainability and giving strategic advice to board /CMT.
Manage reporting of financial statements/performance to board/CMT
Participate in strategic planning and implementation
Establish and ensure application of sound financial policies e.g. financial manual for the company), systems and procedures for the company in compliance with statutory regulations.
Conduct periodic review of actual performance against budget and explaining any variances
Control expenditure for decision making
Deal with banks /financial institutions.
Responsible for physical assets assigned by the company
Makes strategic, operational and financial decisions for the department
Identify training needs for the departmental staff.
Participate in the recruitment of staff within the department, mentor and coach departmental staff, plans the work of subordinates, assigns work performance, appraises/evaluates subordinates performance
Work closely with the CMT in all areas
Performing related work as may be required.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Strategic Management or any other Business-related field from a recognized institution CPA (K), ACCA or relevant professional qualification
Member of a professional body in good standing
At least 7 years’ experience with a minimum of 3 years in a managerial or supervisory position
Meets the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

Remuneration
An attractive remuneration package commensurate with responsibility of the job and the experience of the individual will be negotiated with the successful candidate.
Candidates will be required to satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 including:

Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;
Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board;
Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority;
Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission; and
Report from an Approved Credit Reference Bureau. More Information

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