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Chief Finance Officer Job in Kenya

Mumias Sugar Company Limited

Vacancy: Chief Finance Officer
As part of our restructuring process, a refreshed organization structure has been developed with a focus on driving the business of the Company to the next level. 

As a result of this process, we are seeking to recruit a highly motivated, results oriented and talented individual to join our executive management team  

Job Purpose: Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Finance Officer will be a strategic thought-partner, a hands-on and participative person who will lead and develop an internal team to support in finance, business planning and budgeting. 

She/he will ensure internal controls, accounting standards across the core business cycles treasury, revenue, financial reporting, expenditure, and production cycle.

  • Analyze and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate periodic, monthly and annual financial statements; collate financial reporting materials/data.
  • Coordinate and lead the annual audit process, liaise with external auditors and the finance committee of the board of directors; assess any changes necessary.
  • Oversee and lead annual budgeting and planning process in conjunction with other Chief Officers, administer and review all financial plans and budgets; monitor progress and changes and keep senior leadership team abreast of the organization’s financial status.
  • Manage organizational cash flow and forecasting.
  • Update and implement all necessary business policies and accounting practices; improve the finance department’s overall policy and procedure manual.
  • Effectively communicate and present the critical financial matters to the Executive Committee & board of directors.
  • Manage company policies regarding capital requirements, debt, taxation, equity and as appropriate prepare annual accounts.
  • Ensuring that the regulatory requirements of all statutory bodies are met regarding all the company’s financial affairs.
  • Ensure appropriate controls and monitoring mechanism to ensure optimal efficiency, resource utilization and cost containment.
Experience and Skills:
  • Undergraduate degree in a Finance related field.
  • MBA in Commerce, accounting, finance or tax or closely related fields will be an added advantage
  • Fully qualified CPA or ACCA
  • 10 years of overall professional experience; 5 of which must be in a senior role with broad financial and operations management experience in a FMCG company.
Core Competencies:
  • The ideal candidate will have experience of taking final responsibility for the quality and content of all financial data, reporting and coordination.
  • Ability to translate financial concepts and to collaborate with other colleagues who do not necessarily have finance backgrounds.
  • A successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytic, organization and problem solving skills which support and enable sound decision making.
  • Maturity in negotiations with lenders, financial restructuring as well liaison with GOK agencies will be an added advantage.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CV, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number, current remuneration and email address to:

The Chief Executive Officer,
Mumias Sugar Company Ltd.,
P. O. Box Private Bag 

or via email to:

not later than 10th December 2015.

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