Head of Finance Job in Nairobi Kenya (450K)

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Head of Finance Job in Nairobi Kenya (450K)

Our client, one of the leading Mapping Companies in Kenya, is looking for a hands on and driven Head of Finance in Nairobi. 

The successful candidate will be a participative senior manager and will lead and develop an internal team to support the following areas: finance, business planning, budgeting and administration. 

He/She will play a critical role in partnering with the senior management team in strategic decision making and operations as the group continues to grow and improve. 

Must have project accounting experience, including work in progress/deferred revenue accounting. 
Key Responsibilities;
  • Responsibility for the development and preparation of financial reports and presentation to the BOD.
  • Responsibility for the financial systems & policies of the group incl. ERP system.
  • Cash flow & payroll management.
  • Establishment and implementation of internal financial controls.
  • Responsible for bank liaison and relationship.
  • Management of all debtors and creditors.
  • Working with the project office in the financial project management.
  • Responsibility of annual financial audit in conjunction with company auditors.
  • Oversight and direct management of internal financial controls.
  • Responsibility for compliance to company law.
  • Day to day management of company support team, including HR reviews and development.
  • Responsible for company-wide insurance matters.
  • Provision of, and liaison with external professional services (legal & financial).
  • Responsibility for procurement & supplier liaison & logistical support matters.
  • An Honor’s degree in finance.
  • CPA (K) /ACCA.
  • 10 years work experience, plus 5+ years post qualification experience.
  • Good understanding and experiences in systems including ERP and CRMs / Microsoft Navision experience is an advantage.
  • Technical curiosity, especially of data management systems.
  • Good knowledge of National tax legislation, including international business.
  • Good working knowledge of East Africa.
  • Advanced excel knowledge and good IT skills.
  • Good interpersonal & communication skills incl. report presentation.
  • Strong analytical and“policing” skills.
Monthly gross salary: Ksh. 300,000 - 450,000/= (Approx. 3,000 - 4,500 USD) depending on experience

 20th February 2016    


To apply, please follow the link:  

Summit Recruitment & Training, 
Blixen Court, Karen Road, 

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