General Manager Finance Job in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Leading in formulation, implementation and review of a finance & investment policies and strategies in accordance with the Corporation’s mandate and strategic plan
  • Participating in the development and review of the Corporation’s strategic plan
  • Participating in the preparation and setting of tariffs
  • Oversees preparation, monitoring, review and evaluation of the Corporation’s budget
  • Providing oversight to the Corporation financial affairs and advice the Corporation on financial planning strategies and policies.
  • Ensuring effective and efficient management of the Corporation’s Resources including Finances and Assets;
  • Providing accurate and timely financial reports to Management and the Board for decision making
  • Ensuring compliance with Public Finance Management Act regulations, statutory obligations and generally accepted accounting standards
  • Overseeing compliance of Quality Management System in the department by ensuring that business processes meet the requirements of ISO Standards
  • Leading in negotiations with relevant financial institutions for support
  • Ensuring that the Corporation has a robust accounting system for purposes of reporting and sound finance internal control systems
  • Leading in identification and management of departmental risks.
  • Leading in motivation, development and appraisal of staff in the department to achieve business and people objectives
  • Facilitating external and internal audits of the Corporation.
  • Ensuring development and implementation of Business Continuity Plan (BCP) for the department
  • Overseeing the credit control function of the Corporation.
  • Overseeing financial consultancy services offered by external consultants engaged by the Corporation.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in a relevant field from a recognized institution
  • Bachelor degree of Commerce, Finance, Accounting, Economics/Commerce degree from a recognized institution
  • Professional certifications of CPA or CFA or ACCA or equivalent
  • A certified Public Accountant and a registered member with ICPAK in good standing
  • Certificate in Strategic Leadership Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
  • Working experience of not less than twelve (12) years, five (5) of which must have been in a senior management position at the Corporation or in a comparable organization in the Public Service or private sector
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates MUST complete the Kenya Railways application form KR/HR/08 that is available on the website, their testimonials, certified copies of certificates, National Identification Card (ID) and Curriculum Vitae (CV), to be received by, 10th July, 2024 at 5.00pm East Africa Time (EAT).

The details of duties, responsibilities and qualifications for each position are available on the Kenya Railways website;
When applying, quote the Job reference number on the envelope and the application letter. Applicants MUST provide the following documents on application:

  • A Signed application letter;
  • A detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating; current and previous employers, positions held, level of education, current and expected salary, notice period required to take up appointment and names of at least three professional referees;
  • Certified Copies of academic and professional certificates; and
  • Certified Copy of National Identification Card or Passport.

Successful candidates will be required to present and satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 by providing the following documents: –

  • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI);
  • Valid Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
  • Valid Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  • Dully filled and stamped Self-Declaration or Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC); and;
  • Current Report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

Applications to be addressed to the:
Managing Director,
Kenya Railways,
P.O. Box 30121, 00100,