About Kenneth Mburu

  • Academic Level Degree Bachelor
  • Age 43 - 47 Years
  • Gender Male
  • Expected Salary 350,000
  • Department Finance
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About me

A highly skilled and reliable Finance professional with over (10) years of experience planning and controlling the financial activities for the Company; including analysis of the books of accounts, reporting back to senior management on the state of the company’s finances, cash flow, productivity, monitoring performance, auditing and overseeing general accounting operations. I am now seeking a Senior Finance/Accounting position where excellent analytical and technical skills can be utilized to improve the company’s profitability.

Education

Experience

  • 2016 - Present
    Hotpoint Appliances limited

    Senior Financial Accountant

     Maintaining full set of accounts as per IFRS using Company’s ERP system.  Ensuring that books of accounts are up to date at all times.  Ensuring that all control and other accounts are reconciled at least once a month.  Payroll preparation and Statutory filling.  Budget preparation, implementation and monitoring.  Working capital management.  Ensuring that all taxes are paid before the due date using iTax system.  Assisting FC in negotiations with Insurers and ensures that all declarations are sent to the Insurers within 25 days from the end of each month.  Ensuring that all reports required by the Internal Auditor, working Directors and heads of department are sent within the time allowed.  Assisting the Financial Controller in production of all reports required by the Board of Directors  Continuously monitors all procedures and controls and suggests necessary changes to the Financial Controller and Management to improve work flow, cut out duplication, improve internal controls to guard against frauds, etc.  Ensuring that all creditors are paid within the due dates and cheques are courier delivered to creditors before the due date.  Suggests business strategies to generate shareholder value  Overseeing the coordination and activities of the external auditor and ensuring all audit issues are resolved

  • 2014 - 2015
    IPS Kenya Limited

    Group Management Accountant-Reporting and Budgeting

    Roles and responsibilities  Ensuring all project companies reports (weekly, monthly and quarterly) are submitted timely and are of high standard.  Reviewing flash reports and management accounts to provide analysis and interpret financial data for the purpose of determining financial performance. This includes: - Reviewing project companies’ performance (P&L) against budgets (variance analysis) Reviewing project companies’ balance sheet and working capital ratios against budget Ensuring project companies’ cash-flows are prepared and monitored.  Preparation of monthly and quarterly group reports for senior management review and ensuring they are submitted to AKFED (Aga Khan Foundation for Economic Development)  Reviewing project companies’ AKDN (Aga Khan Development Network) quarterly reports.  Driving and coordinating the annual budget process for IPS (Industrial Promotion Services)  Preparation of the consolidated IPS East Africa budget  Proving support to the project companies where there are any gaps in financial accounting with the aim of enhancing their financial reporting. Key achievements  I successfully reconstructed Trial Balance that had been maintained off the accounting system for seven years.  I managed to ensure all project companies submitted their management accounts within set deadline through creating rapport with the respective Finance managers.  The five-year budget process (2016-2020) was my key achievement as I managed to have the conversation into reporting currency and consolidation done on time and submitted to the head office in France with no queries.

  • 2008 - 2014
    Chloride Exide Kenya limited

    Financial Accountant

    Roles and responsibilities  Preparation of financial reports (such as income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements) for group reporting.  Ensuring timely compliance with all tax regulations  Directing the company\'s budgets to meet its financial goals  Overseeing programs to minimize risks and losses that might arise from financial transactions and business operations  Conducting reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities  Overseeing the coordination and activities of the external auditor and ensuring all audit issues are resolved  General Ledger administration  Analyzing of the various risks facing the business in a proactive manner so as to address the same proactively

Expertise

Accounting controls
ERP Conversant; Navison and Orion ERP systems

Languages

English
Proficient

Skills