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Head of Finance Job in Kenya - NGO (KES 180K - 240K)

Our client is a Christian religious institution seeking to recruit pro-active and self-driven individual to fill the position of Head of Finance reporting to Executive Pastor.
Job Purpose: The job holder will be responsible for many finance-related tasks within the organization i.e. will be in charge of evaluating the current state of the business. 

This role will encompass analysis and report on key financial data within the organisation ensuring that managers receive timely, accurate and relevant information in areas that may include financial advice and support to the Executive Pastor and Senior Managers to enable them to make sound business decisions.

Key Responsibilities
  • Preparing and evaluating surplus and loss and cash flow statements to determine which areas of the business are sustainable and which areas are underperforming
  • Managing investment activities by overseeing investment opportunities and ensure that a cash management strategy is in place
  • Determine long-range development and investment strategies in order to ensure the organization is profitable and cash flow positive
  • Monitoring and interpreting cash flows and predicting future trends
  • Supervises investment and raising of funds for organization
  • Direct financial strategy, planning and forecasts
  • Develop and maintain systems of internal controls to safeguard financial assets of the organization
  • Oversee the management and coordination of all financial reporting activities for the organization
  • Formulating strategic and long-term financial plans
  • Developing financial management mechanisms that minimise financial risk
  • Managing a organization's financial accounting, monitoring and reporting systems
  • Studies, analyses and reports on trends, opportunities for expansion and projection of future organization growth
  • Oversees all organization accounting practices, including accounting departments, preparing budgets, financial reports, tax and audit function
  • Recruiting, training, motivating, retaining and leading an effective finance team
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or Finance
  • Masters in Finance will be an added advantage
  • Minimum 8-10 years in a senior finance position
  • CPA(K) or ACCA
  • An understanding of the GAAP
  • Demonstrable experience of working in financial management
  • Good knowledge of management and finance-related tasks
  • Strong understanding of Accounting Systems.
  • Proven expertise in strategic financial planning & execution Realistic and accurate budgeting
  • Accurate financial trends and business robustness in financial reporting
  • Identify significant expense averages in operating expenses
  • Ensure that the organization’s internal controls in cost processes are adequate, functional and confirm to regulatory guidelines
Personal Attribute
  • Ability to Lead Teams and offer organisation wide leadership
  • Excellent presentation & communication skills
  • Analytical thinking & logical reasoning skills
  • Proven expertise
  • A professional with high personal integrity & commitment
  • Ability to generate & interpret financial data, financial modelling & business plan
Salary: Kshs.( 180,000 – 240,000)
How to Apply:
If you are interested in the position and have the skills and talents our client is looking for, we would like to hear from you.

Please send a copy of your updated resume, salary and benefits to with the JOB TITLE as the subject before close of business 8th August, 2014. 

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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