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  • Posted: Feb 23, 2024
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Quramo Advisory is a business and people capacity building resource that provides business advisory and management development services designed to transform the African enterprises beyond “best in class” locally, into “global examples of excellence”.
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    Practice Manager

    Job Summary

    • The role of the Practice Manager is the backbone of firm, providing a demandingly diverse mix of skills ranging from people management and marketing to finance, facilities management and administration.
    • The individual will be responsible for the seamless daily running of the practice, whilst understanding the Firm’s strategy. This is a ‘roll-up-your-sleeves’ role that requires commercial awareness and first-class co-ordination and communication skills.
    • The right professional will be adept at motivating support staff, dealing with suppliers, supporting clients and strategizing with partners.
    • The Practice Manager is responsible for running the firm and as such, solid accounts experience - including book-keeping, billing, account reconciliation and debt recovery – is essential

    The role  

    • Coordinate finance administration and reporting, including billing, cash flow, credit control, banking, P&L and annual accounts
    • Process monthly payroll and employee tax payments
    • Set financial targets, forecasts, budgets and KPIs
    • Define tax, VAT and Solicitors’ Accounts Rules compliance duties
    • Build internal capacity by coordinating HR and recruitment activities as well as staff development
    • Create a framework for, and implement branding and corporate communications plans (Client communications, newsletters, PR events, website and social media management)
    • Drive enterprise operations, administration and facilities management
    • Streamline processes and systems to ensure best practice, efficiency and profitability
    • Standardise supplier management and contract negotiation
    • Liaise with partners to make decisions for operational activities and set strategic goals
    • Plan and monitor the day-to-day running of business to ensure smooth progress
    • Evaluate the efficiency of business procedures in line with organizational objectives and apply improvements
    • Oversee client support processes and organize them to enhance client satisfaction
    • Review financial information and adjust operational budgets to promote profitability
    • Evaluate overall performance by gathering, analysing and interpreting data and metrics

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Strong first degree in business, law, accounting or other finance related discipline from a reputable university. BSc/BA in business administration or relevant field;
    • A professional qualification (e.g. ACCA, CPA, CFA, LLB)
    • Eight to twelve (8-12) years cognate experience, with at least five (5) years in a related senior management capacity

    Required Experience

    • Demonstrated analytical decision making, and problem-solving skills for complex issues;
    • Ability to embrace entrepreneurial and creative spirit, through recognizing and capitalizing on opportunities to help the growth and expansion of the firm;
    • Proven experience in a senior operations role
    • Excellent organizational and leadership abilities
    • Outstanding communication and people skills
    • In depth knowledge of diverse business functions and principles (e.g. supply chain, finance, client service etc.)
    • Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics
    • Familiarity with MS Office and various enterprise resource software (e.g. ERP, CRM)
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills;
    • Experience with Microsoft Office suite of business applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint);
    • Ability to travel; and must have a positive attitude combined with a desire to contribute to the success of the firm.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email.

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