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Finance Manager Job in Kenya

Kenya Maritime Authority is a State Corporation whose mandate is to regulate, coordinate and oversee maritime affairs guided by the Kenya Maritime Act, No. 5 of 2006 and the Merchant Shipping Act 2009. 

The Authority wishes to invite suitable candidates to fill the following vacant position:

Finance Manager 

(KMAG 3)
Department: Corporate Support Services
Section: Finance
Reports To: Head of Corporate Support Services

  • Management Accountants
  • Assistant Accountants
  • Financial Accountants
Location / Region: KMA Head Office, Mombasa
Purpose: Organization and management of the Finance Department, direction, control and coordination of financial matters and ensuring the preparation of timely budgets and reports. 

This includes financial and managerial accounting, financial reporting, tax returns and payroll accounting.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Ensuring that reports and statements Preparing timely monthly, quarterly and annual management reports and statements;
  • Preparing special financial management reports e.g. general, creditors and debtors reports
  • Coordinating and preparing timely and accurate financial budgets and forecasts by consolidating individual departmental and section budgets;
  • Consolidating cost and revenues and extracting management information for management decision making;
  • Analyzing budgets and other financial variances and advising the Finance and Administration Manager accordingly;
  • Liaising with auditors;
  • Developing accounting systems and procedures
  • Supervising accounting staff.
Person Specifications:
Academic Qualifications
  • Bachelor of commerce degree (finance, accounting or banking)
Professional Qualifications
  • Certified public accountant (K) or
  • ACCA
  • 4 years’ experience with at least 3 years as senior accountant
  • prior experience as an accountant in a large/busy environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, management and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and highly confident
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications
  • Ability to work under pressure
How to Apply

Applicants who meet the specified requirements should send their application letters with their detailed CVs, copies of academic and professional certificates and other testimonials together with day-time telephone contact, indicating the post applied for in the application letter and on the envelop to:

The Director General
Kenya Maritime Authority
P.O. Box 95076 – 80104,

Or drop the application at the Kenya Maritime Authority, White House, 2nd Floor, Moi Avenue, near Dock yard, Mombasa.

Closing date for applications is 29th February 2016.

Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

Qualified persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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