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Financial Controller Job in Kenya (KES 300K - 400K)

Resort Financial Controller
Industry: Hospitality
Location: Mombasa
Salary: Kshs 300,000 - 400,000 gross
Our client is an innovative five star resort development, centrally located on the famous Diani Beach of Kenya’s south coast.

They seek to hire a top notch financial controller who will be responsible for the overall financial performance of the organization.
Duties & Responsibilities 
  • To maintain proper and complete accounting records of the hotel.
  • To ensure that the accounts, records and transactions of the hotel are accurate and correct at all times.
  • To implement all necessary controls to safeguard the assets of the hotel.
  • To prepare and interpret the financial statements and reports of the hotel.
  • To provide financial information to management as tools for maximizing.
  • Profits and planning for the future reports which should stimulate management action.
  • To compile, together with the other executives, budgets and forecasts covering all activities of the hotel.
  • To ensure that the established controls and procedures in respect of the controller’s areas of responsibility are being complied with at all times.
  • To ensure that the hotel’s computer systems and their software are fully utilized, well safeguarded and properly maintained.
  • To ensure that there are, at all times, proper procedures and controls for purchasing, receiving, stores and requisitioning.
  • Implement effective control of all costs food, beverage, labor, supplies, equipment, etc., among all Resort Sub-Departments. 
  • Insure proper use, maintenance, repair and storage of Accounting supplies, equipment and facilities.
  •  Insure proper stock levels are maintained.
  • Monitor performance of financial employees and recommend action to human resources department when necessary
  • Maintain adequate systems of internal control to effectively safeguard the assets of the Company
  • Maintain external relationships with banking and insurance executives outside of the organization
  • Prepare periodic internal and external reports required by the management
  • Coordinate with the Company legal department on the negotiation, execution and delivery of operating contracts and agreements for the Company.
Qualification & Skills
  • Bachelors degree and/ or  Masters in Business related field 
  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a related field.
  • 5 Years experience in a top level or similar position with good working knowledge of accounts and hotel software
  • A track record of executive leadership in growing organizations.
  • Excellence in verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in strategic planning and execution. 
  • Ability to motivate people and teams and to facilitate group meetings.
  • Ability to adapt and respond to a rapidly changing environment and to encourage and motivate others to do so.
  • Interest in or personal commitment to environmental sustainability. 
  • Working knowledge of corporate sustainability, renewable energy development, or carbon management highly desirable.
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Resort Financial Controller) to before 25th September, 2014

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

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