Finance Manager Job in Kenya

Finance Manager

Job Description

  • To supervise the procurement & payments, contracts & contractors and financial accounting and reporting function of planning, tracking and reporting on expenditure (operational and capital) in line with company policies, guidelines and deadlines. Provide financial advice; identify and report financial risks to internal client/s and relevant executive managers.

Key Measurable Goals

  • Reporting: Management, statutory and regulatory reporting.
  • Effective management of suppliers’ payments, statutory payments, utility bills and all branch and Head Office imprests.
  • To ensure financial controls and reconciliations are done on timely basis and closing all outstanding issues.
  • Budgetary and Business planning.
  • Liaison with administration and procurement department in regard to suppliers and procurement issues.
  • Liaison with Internal and External auditors.
  • Team management and fostering a culture that drives staff engagement.

     Key Responsibilities


  • Ensure that the reports are prepared in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that the reports are accurate and are of high quality.
  • Business partnering through explaining and guiding business teams on interpreting and actioning reports.

Finance Operations                                                  

  • Effective management of suppliers payments, timely and accurate statutory payments, utility bills and all supplier payments
  • Oversight on Petty cash & imprest administration ensuring branches are adequately replenished at all times.
  • Management of staff advances and settlements.
  • Liaising with Procurement & Admin Manager ensuring that Creditors and suppliers are managed satisfactorily.
  • Liaising with internal and External Auditors in carrying out periodical and Year end Audits respectively. 

Internal Controls & Bank Reconciliations

  • Ensuring that all control account reconciliations are carried out on a timely basis for all control accounts and reconciling items are dealt with on time. 
  • Ensuring that all bank reconciliations are carried out on a timely basis, investigations done on outstanding items and cleared.
  • Ensure good bank relationship management for purposes of correction and issuing of paying instructions.
  • Ensuring that all fixed assets are adequately recorded, reconciled and reported.
  • Budget Preparations and Business planning
  • Involved in Business planning and budget preparation.
  • Budget control and monitoring by ensuring the budget holders take charge of their costs and through variance reports.
  • Support and/or undertake cost benefit analysis on all expenditures and investments. 
  • Taxation                                                
  • To ensure that monthly Tax computations are prepared and made on time such as PAYE, reverse tax and withholding tax.
  • Perform a quarterly tax health check.
  • Leadership
  • Mentor and develop the team, managing work allocation, training, problem resolution and leave management.

Bankwide AML, KYC & CFT

  • Monitor, on a continuous basis, all transactions to ensure that unusual and suspicious transactions are reported to the Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO)
  • Implementing and enforcing the board approved AML, KYC & CFT policy in as far as is applicable within my area of responsibility


  • Degree in Business related Studies
  • CPA (K) /ACCA


  • Masters degree in Business or Finance.
  • Other relevant Professional Certifications.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Analytical skills
  • Management and Leadership skills
  • Financial Management 
  • Excellent Computer packages knowledge
  • Working knowledge of Emerge T24 and D365


  • At least 3 years Supervisory experience in
  • Financial Accounting Experience

Personal Attributes

  • Demonstrate management abilities.
  • Analytical
  • Confident
  • Integrity
  • Diligent
  • Attention to detail.


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