Saturday, 4 February 2012

Safaricom Treasury Operations Manager Job in Kenya

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy within the Finance Division.

In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:

Treasury Operations Manager

FIN_TOM_ 2012

Reporting to the Senior Manager-Treasury and Tax, the job holder will be responsible for management of all Treasury operations including bank relationships and cash management; ensuring the company has the best banking products and services to meet its operational needs.

The job holder will also oversee the Treasury back office operations.

The job holder’s key responsibilities will be to:
  • Invest excess company’s funds to earn competitive returns and manage bank charges;
  • Manage the company borrowings and ensure all finance costs and loan related covenants are honored;
  • Cash management of Retail outlets by ensuring all sales are receipted and reconciled to daily bankings;
  • Funding of all bank accounts as per company requirements including preparation of daily cash position for management;
  • Manage Foreign exchange transactions with banks by assessing payment requirements and ensuring purchases are made at competitive rates;
  • Manage the relationships with banks through participation in selection of core banking partners for various products/ services required by the business and agree KPIs between bank and the company in writing for delivery of these products/services;
  • Maintain a first port of call liaison office to resolve all issues with the banks and escalate issues to higher level of management where their input is required.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Honors degree from a recognized university in a business related field;
  • At least one full professional qualification in accounting namely CPA, ACCA, CIMA or an equivalent
  • 5-6 years accounting experience in a well run company;
  • Strong corporate treasury career path within international companies;
  • Understanding of the international financial reporting standards and their applications;
  • Strong understanding of money markets and being able to relate the same to the company’s operations and opportunities;
  • Hands on experience working with a computerized accounting system preferably with oracle applications;
  • Understanding and enforcement of company approved authority transactions limits;
  • Submission of accurate, timely and relevant information for statutory and internal audit purpose;
  • Strong analytical skills and keen attention to details.
If you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your resume and application letter indicating why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title and Ref No to the address below by Thursday, 9th February 2012.

Senior Manager-Talent Acquisition,
Safaricom Limited,
Via email to: hr@safaricom.co.ke