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Head of Finance Job in Kenya

Motivate We Consulting (MWC), is one of the fastest growing Human Resource Consultancy firm in Africa.

On behalf of our client, we are looking for top notch talent to assume the Head of Finance position.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Prepares finance policies and procedures and ensures that they conform to the internationally accepted best practices (IFRS) and are regularly updated
  • Provides annual budget frame to functional heads, coordinates annual budgetary process, compiles functional feedback and prepares the institutions annual budget for CEOs review and approval.
  • Conducts regular system and process reviews to ensure efficiency in the operations of the Finance Department.
  • Oversees the strategy and implementation of Management Information System and related IT interventions to leverage on technology for continuous improvement.
  • Handles all queries related to external and internal audit and ensures
  • Identifies potential financial risks and prepares appropriate mitigations
  • Ensures that the organization at all times has appropriate financial controls in place
  • Coordinates the preparation of Financial Accounts including, quarterly management accounts, annual and quarterly budgets.
  • To effectively manage the staff in the department and ensure maximum productivity is achieved..
  • Maintains the integrity of the accounting system (ACCPAC) by ensuring that it remains effective and operational at all times.
  • Ensures compliance with taxation and legislative requirements at all times.

Qualifications and Experience
  • A Bachelor's degree in accounting or Finance.
  • An MBA in Accounting or Finance. (desirable)
  • A fully qualified accountant and a member of ICPAK
  • Computer literacy with hands on experience in ACCPAC ERP and Ms –office or related accounting packages.
  • At least 8 years of post-qualification working experience in finance or accounts department, 3 of which must be at a similar position
  • Demonstration of high level of integrity
  • Excellent Leadership/Management skills
  • Results orientation and Analytical skills
  • Strong and tested people management skills
  • Strategic orientation and attention to details
  • Excellent presentation and report writing skills
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills


Qualified and interested candidates should send their updated CVs to headhunt@mwconsulting.co.ke

The subject of the email should clearly read Head of Finance.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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