Thursday, 19 April 2012

Chief Finance Officer, Credit Controller, Branch Manager and Deputy Claims Manager

Chief Finance Officer

(Based in Nairobi)

Job Ref. MN 5319

Job Profile

Reporting to the Group Chief Executive Officer, the job holder will:

    Control the finance and accountancy functions of the Company and ensure that proper systems of financial controls are in place for the Company and its Subsidiaries.
    Ensure compliance with Group and International Accounting Standards.
    Assist in the Company secretarial work in liaison with the Company Secretary.
    Liaise with Pension scheme administrators and ensure schemes are properly run.
    Formulating annual budgets in close liaison with departments for Board approval.
    Analyze and forecast critical financial performance indicators such as cash flow, cost controls and actual figures against budgets / targets. Convey these analyses to the CEO, the Board Business Committee, and recommend on corrective actions where needed.
    Ensuring optimal investment of excess funds to maximize investment income.
    Overseeing Accounting Systems and Procedures.
    Managing the finance department.

Person Profile

    A bachelors degree from a recognized University in Finance, Economics or Business Administration.
    Have full professional qualifications - CPA, ACCA
    Minimum 7 years relevant experience with at least 5 years in senior management in the service industry. Insurance sector experience is not a must but would be an advantage.
    Thorough understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

Credit Controller

(Based in Nairobi)

Job Ref. MN 5320

Job Profile

Reporting to the Chief Accountant, the job holder will:

    Ensure that monthly statements are dispatched by the 7th day of every month.
    Ensure that the aged analysis of debtors schedule is accurately produced and circulated to the Credit Control Committee on a timely basis.
    Ensure that commission payments to the intermediariesare made as outlined in the Company’s Credit Policy.
    In close liaison with Operations Departmental Managers, ensure that reconciliations with intermediaries as well as the direct accounts and Facultative accounts are carried out speedily and accurately.
    Is the secretary of the Credit Control Committee in the key responsibility of premium collection.
    Ensure that a daily cash flow is prepared and circulated to the CFO every morning.
    Any other work as assigned by the Chief Accountant.

Person Profile

    A university degree preferably Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting/Finance Option) or a closely related field.
    CPA(K) or ACCA.
    Have a strong Credit Control Background with at least 5 years credit control working experience.
    Be able to communicate and help all staff in respect of credit control matters.
    Ability to quickly grasp the company’s computerized systems.
    Be proficient in computer packages.
    Be a good team player and action oriented/hands on.

Branch Manager


Job Ref. MN 5321

Job Profile

Reporting to the Area Manager - Coast Region, the job holder will:

    Soliciting for business from Clients / Intermediaries via regular visits.
    Overseeing the implementation of company credit policy.
    Overseeing/ Implementing Company Underwriting/Service Standard Policy.
    Personally make sure that clients Intermediaries with or without complaints and/ or compliments are visited, heard out and relations mended and ! or improved.
    Preparing Branch budget.
    Acting as the Public Relations/ Liaison officer of the Company within the region of operation.
    Coordinating the day to day Marketing / Underwriting/Claims/Administrative issues at the Branch in consultation with the relevant department at the head office.
    Visiting and Introducing Customers/ Prospects/Intermediaries to the Company, whilst attending to all their queries regarding acumen/ efficacy /standing of the company in the Market.

Attending to any other duties that may be assigned bySenior Management.

Person Profile

    First degree from a recognized institution.
    ACII or IlK Diploma or currently pursuing with a minimum of 5 credits.
    Minimum 5 years experience in General Insurance Underwriting or branch management.
    Claims handling experience will be an added advantage.
    Excellent interpersonal and social skills.

Deputy Claims Manager

Job Ref. MN 5322

Job Profile

Reporting to the Claims Manager, the job holder will:

    Ensure accurate claims reserves.
    Monitor performance of service providers and ensure prompt payments for effective service delivery.
    Analyse gaps in the claims process and recommend improvements.
    Authorize repairs, claims, costs and fees in the unit within the authority limits.
    Ensure service providers are appointed promptly effective service delivery.
    In consultation with the legal officer, ensure recoveries from third parties in order to reduce final cost of the claim.
    Prepare monthly and quarterly management reports.
    Prepare monthly claims reports for various key Clients and Brokers.
    Supervise the Facultative and Treaty Recoveries.
    Maintain accurate records of incurred and new claims.
    Ensure speedy disposal of salvages.
    Any other duties that may be assigned by the Executive.

Person Profile

    Bachelors Degree from a recognized institution.
    ACII or AIIK qualification.
    Minimum 5 years experience in a senior supervisory position in a claims or underwriting department.
    A thorough understanding of Claims processes.
    Ability to provide leadership, guidance and motivation to the claims team.
    Good interpersonal and communication skills.
    Good analytical skills.
    Confident and self-driven.
    Ability to work under pressure.

An attractive remuneration package will be offered. Send your application with a detailed CV and a daytime telephone number.

Please also summarize yourself as follows:

Send your application by hand, courier, post or email so asto reach us by 27th April 2012.

Mark Job Ref. No. on top left of the envelope.

Send to:

Executive Selection Division, Manpower
Service (K) Ltd, 3rd Floor, Landmark Plaza,
Directly Opposite Nairobi Hospital Entrance,
P.O. Box 50736-00200,




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