Financial Analyst, Finance Job Vacancies In Kenya,

Job Overview

Amrell International Academy is changing education in East Africa, and globally, forever. For this, we will require a prudent and skilled financial analyst to enable us to make the best financial decisions and to ensure that our current and future projects are financially efficient and all of our resources are utilized usefully. As the financial analyst, you will use multiple tools and financial models to analyze and create financial plans for our current school and future schools.

Responsibilities

  • Create capital budgets, profit and loss statements, cash flow statements, balance sheets, company valuation, and sensitivity analyses of current and future schools
  • Analyze current financial data and performance to make recommendations on profit enhancement
  • Consistently analyze financial information based on both routine and ad-hoc reports
  • Interpret financial data to recognize changing trends, patterns, and their meaning related to key performance indicators
  • Communicate financial insights suggesting business issues to management
  • Perform financial forecasting, reporting, and operational metrics tracking
  • Analyze financial data and create financial models for decision support
  • Report on financial performance and prepare for regular leadership reviews
  • Analyze past results, perform variance analysis, identify trends, and make recommendations for improvements
  • Work with accounting team to ensure accurate financial reporting
  • Evaluate financial performance by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts
  • Guide the cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures
  • Provide analysis of trends and forecasts and recommend actions for optimization
  • Recommend actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses; study proposed changes in methods and materials
  • Identify and drive process improvements, including the creation of standard and ad-hoc reports, tools, and Excel dashboards
  • Increase productivity by developing automated reporting/forecasting tools
  • Perform market research, data mining, business intelligence, and valuation comps
  • Maintain a strong financial analysis foundation creating forecasts and models
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel is mentioned in virtually any financial analyst job description; familiarity with data query/data management tools is extremely helpful (Access, SQL, Business Objects)

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Economics, or Finance or equivalent experience
  • 2 – 3 years’ financial analysis and modeling experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and Google Sheets
  • 2 – 3+ years of business finance or other relevant experience
  • High proficiency in financial modeling techniques
  • Strong fluency with Excel formulas and functions
  • Strong analytical and data gathering skills
  • Good business acumen

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3-5+ years of business finance or other relevant experience
  • MBAs are preferred
  • Finance, Accounting, Economics, or Statistics are preferred major fields
  • Proven work experience in a quantitatively-heavy role
  • Strong quantitative and analytical competency
  • Self-starter with excellent interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Experience doing financial analysis for schools or other educational institutions
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