Chief Finance Officer Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Chief Finance Officer

Hiring Organization: old Mutual
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Insurance
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES Competitive
Date Posted: 03/07/2024

To provide effective management of the Company’s financial and other resources and ensure timely and accurate reporting

Key Tasks And Responsibilities

  • Implement robust accounting systems that are embedded with appropriate controls that help safeguard the company’s assets and ensure accurate and timely reporting.
  • Liaises with external auditors on audit activities of the company In charge of the preparation of annual budgets and long term business plans and ensures all departments and units comply with budgetary provisions
  • Establish and monitor the implementation of an effective and robust treasury management system that secures company funds whilst maximizing profitability and facilitating effective cash flow management and compliance with the insurance act and investment guidelines.

  • Manage the company’s cash flows in order to meet all liabilities as they may fall due. This will include effective asset and liability management in order to match the maturity profiles of assets and liabilities.
  • Manage the company’s credit policy and effective follow up of debts.
  • Sign company cheques and documents
  • Develop robust investment strategies that will be in line with business plan
  • Ensure compliance with statutory provisions in respect to financial reporting, taxation, other statutory payments and insurance act
  • Prepare annual report and accounts for the Board and statutory purposes
  • Management and Board reporting on a regular basis
  • Files all necessary returns with the registrar of companies
  • Advise management and the board on financial matters relating to Properties
  • Appraise property investments to ensure required rate of return is achieved
  • Ensure all properties are well maintained and all services are provided

Skills And Competencies

  • Good negotiation skills
  • Sound analytical skills & good communication skills
  • Integrity, honesty, team player & approachable
  • Customer service orientation
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage time efficiently
  • Ability to solve problems and sound decision making

Knowledge, Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Business or related field
  • Professional Qualification in ACCA or CPA
  • Minimum 5 years of practical Accounting & Financial Management
  • experience at a senior level
  • Advance Level competence in Microsoft Office tools
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree qualification in Accounting, Economics or another related field.
  • Accountancy professional qualification e.g. CPA or ACCA.
  • Master’s degree qualification is an added advantage

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