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Kenya Tourist Board (KTB) Head of Finance Job Vacancy

Job Ref. MN 4640

Our client, Kenya Tourist Board (KTB) is a State Corporation whose mandate is to market Kenya as a tourist destination both locally and internationally. We invite qualified Kenyans to apply for the above position. The Head of Finance reports to the Managing Director.

Job Purpose:
 To effectively and efficiently manage all financial resources of KTB in order to achieve its goals and objectives.

Job Profile
  • Develop and implement KTB’s Finance strategy, policies, mission and vision.

  • Develop and review KTB’s financial internal control systems.
  • Prepare and manage the KTB budget.
  • Participate in the negotiation of KTB performance contracting process.
  • Ensure timely and efficient implementation of Finance strategy and Annual Work Plan (AWP) and ensure that departmental performance targets are set and achieved.
  • Ensure that Finance is effectively used to support the business objectives of KTB to increase productivity and increase results in order to ensure internal and external customer satisfaction and ensure seamless interdepartmental linkages.
  • Identify process improvements that reduce cost, improve quality and allow for the more efficient usage of organizational resources.
  • Ensure full implementation of the Quality Management System within the Finance department.
  • Mentor, coach and provide leadership to the Finance team.
  • Co-ordinate, supervise, control and evaluate the financial and accounting activities within the department.
  • Provide financial and investment advice to the management and Board of Directors.
  • Be in charge of preparing KTB monthly/quarterly management accounts.
  • Coordinate and compile funding proposals and business cases for approval.
  • Ensure implementation of internal audit recommendations.
  • Coordinate the auditing of KTB’s financial statements by auditors, respond to audit queries and ensure implementation of recommendations.
  • Verify, approve and sign LPOs.
Person Profile
  • Be a holder of Bachelor of Commerce degree (Finance, Accounting, Banking or related field) and a Masters Degree in Business Administration (Finance, Accounting, Banking or related field).
  • Certified Public Accountant (K); or ACCA.
  • Familiarity with accounting packages and excellent financial skills and fully conversant with International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Team player and strong leadership and management skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Prior experience in finance /accounting at a large/medium sized organization with busy environment
  • 8 years experience in Finance/accounting with at least 5 years in senior management level.
Send your application with a detailed CV with a daytime telephone contact and copies of certificates.

Please also summarize yourself as follows:
  • Job Ref. No.
  • Your Name
  • Current/Past Salary: Year 2009 pm, Year 2010 pm
  • Year 2010 Benefits: If car state cc, If house state market rent
Send your application by hand, courier, post or email so as to reach us by 12 Noon, 13th December 2010. Limit email to maximum 3 pages A4 size CV and no attachments. Mark Job Ref. No. on top left of the envelope.

Send to:

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

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