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Manager Management

Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya
Kes: 250,000.00
January 02, 2017

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Gilbert M. Mkoji

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Summary Profile

A finance professional, an excellent team player, of good moral character and likeable demeanour, dedicated to contributing to Corporate Strategy designing, communicating and execution of their goals and objectives. My innate capability to learn quickly, good judgment, decisiveness, consistent, persistent and ability to work with minimum or no supervision while fostering teamwork, my strong leadership skills add value to my work performance and ultimately enables me to successfully execute Company’s tasks in a swift timely manner.

I have a strong all round business and commercial outlook and focus. I observe diligence and responsiveness in handling and determining all stakeholders’ matters.

I work with diligence, persistence and consistence attributes which have been important in my contributions to improving Company financial performances. I carefully plan, organize and control both capital and human resources with resultant excellence. I am confident and have what it takes to execute your Company strategies, policies and objectives and would be glad to be part of your esteemed Senior Management Team. Areas of Expertise & Skills

I have skills and expertise achieved in Leadership, Communication, Strategic Financial Planning, Profit & Loss accountability, Operational Management, Peoples Management., Change Management, Setting and Monitoring SLAs, SOPs and KPIs in Business Process Management, Setting and Monitoring Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning, ERP Implementation and use. Experience in ISO 22000 working environment. Taxation and In-depth Statutory Tax Audit experience. Work experience

May 2004 - September 2013

Finance Manager, Tea Warehouses Limited

A privately owned FMCG Warehousing, C & F and Logistics Company based in Mombasa with an annual turnover of over Kes. 250 Million on my exit. * As Head of Finance team I was tasked with the strategic plan of reversing the Low turnovers and loss making position the Company was experiencing at that time. I focused on Income growth, Cost controls, Customer Care and Infrastructure Developments, I prepared a 3 year strategy paper on the above and successfully executed it by downsizing on establishment, structural facilities, analyzing and restructuring the systems procedures and processes and re-invested the savings arising thereon on Income generating assets and Cost control assets leading to turnovers of over 100% within 4 years. * On Infrastructure Developments I presented a Kes: 400million financial project appraisal for a 200,000sq ft warehouse purchase and obtained Board of Directors and Housing Finance Ltd approval for the project. * To increase our Income I recommended and appraised a purchase of Two (2) Haulage Trucks instead of Outsourcing this Service. We saved Over 4 Million annually. 1999 - April 2004

Company Accountant, Divecon International Limited

An Underwater Ship maintenance and salvage Company operating in the Mombasa Harbour. * Reporting on finance matters among other duties. I was also in charge of presentation of accounts for Coral Farm Ltd, a sister Company to Divecon International Limited a Live Exotic Fish harvest and export Company. * Preparations of Government tender papers resulting in 30% improved tender win successes. * Acquired experience in international freight procedures and general international trade.

1993 - 1999

Company Accountant, Mackenzie Maritime Limited

This was a Local shipping Agency for Global Shipping Conglomerates, P& O Nedlloyd

(Netherlands)and Mitsui OSK Shipping(Japan) Companies in Kenya. Managed the Accounting, Administration and Human Reource functions of a sister Company Kenya Container Terminal Ltd, a Sea Freight Container handling, repair and storage facility for these Conglomerates in Kenya. I was tasked with setting and executing on business strategy that resulted in the Annual Turnover improving from approximately Kes: 4 Million to over Kes:20 Million over five (5) years period. * Presented Financial appraisal and obtained Board approval for construction of office block (12 million) and container lifting truck (6 million) and Depot upgrading worth Kes: 3 million. * Presented Financial appraisal for Kes: 2 million and obtained Board approval for an Accounting Software-ACCPAC (DOS VERSION) purchase. I supervised the installation and successful commissioning of the same. January 1985 - January 1993

Assistant Accountant, CMC Motors Group Limited

A Motor Vehicle Sales and Service Company. * Reporting to Branch Accountant on all Branch Accounting functions. * Management of Branch Ledger Accounts reporting and P& L preparation and presentation.


*Working knowledge in: MS Office Suite, SAP Business 1, Quick Books, Accpac.

* January 2009-Certificate of attendances on Quality Assurance Review organized by KPMG. * June 2004-Training Certificate on Internal Quality Auditors Course organized by Bureau Veritas. * February 1988- Certificate of TACK Training course in Effective Supervision and Management.

Personal Details:

*Date of Birth: 9th August 1962. Address: P.O. Box 404**-***** Mombasa, Kenya.*Nationality: Kenyan. Languages (Fluent): English, Swahili, Taita. Last Salary: Kes: 202,860.00 plus Family Medical Insurance Cover, Fuel and Cell Phone Connectivity. Availability- September 1st 2016 Interests and Pastimes: Family, Basketball, Music, Reading, Travel and Gardenining Reference:

*Richard Ruoti- Finance Manager, (072*-******) -Van Rees b.v. Kenya -Mombasa.

*Crispus Ngolo- Economist, (072*-******) –.Businessman- Nairobi.

*Gideon Mutiso Munyao - Finance (0722- 276398)-Mombasa Island Cargo Terminal-Mombasa.

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