Chief Financial Officer Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Chief Financial Officer

Hiring Organization: BDSwiss
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Financial Services
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES Competitive
Date Posted: 03/14/2024

BDSwiss is one of the leading financial institutions specializing in Forex/CFDs trading.

We create a unique work environment that promotes innovation, team spirit, and stability by establishing a corporate culture with the values of performance, integrity, transparency, and diversity at its core. At the heart of all this lies our team, which is creative, possesses strong leadership skills, and is 100% committed to our goals.

As part of our strategic growth plan, we are seeking a dynamic and experienced Chief Financial Officer to lead our team and drive our business to new heights in Kenya.

Your role at BDSwiss:

  • Developing and implementing financial strategies, policies, and procedures to support the company’s growth objectives
  • Overseeing the preparation of annual budgets, financial forecasts, and long-term financial plans in collaboration with senior management and department heads
  • Monitoring financial performance against budget and forecast, analyse variances, and implementing corrective actions as necessary
  • Managing cash flow, liquidity, and working capital to support operational needs and investment opportunities
  • Ensuring timely and accurate financial reporting in accordance with regulatory requirements and accounting standards
  • Providing financial analysis, insights, and recommendations to support strategic decision-making and business planning
  • Leading the finance team in day-to-day accounting operations, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and treasury management
  • Establishing and maintaining strong internal controls to safeguard assets, mitigate risks, and ensure compliance with company policies and procedures
  • Building and maintaining relationships with external stakeholders, including auditors, regulators and financial institutions
  • Staying abreast of changes in regulatory requirements, accounting standards, and industry trends to ensure compliance and optimize financial performance

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a related field;
  • Any professional certification will be considered an advantage
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language
  • Minimum of 5-8 years of progressive experience in finance and accounting, with at least 5 years in a senior leadership role
  • Strong understanding of financial management principles, practices, and regulations, preferably in the forex or financial services industry
  • Proven track record of financial leadership, strategic planning, and driving business results
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams
  • High level of integrity, ethics, and professionalism
  • Visionary leadership style with a focus on innovation, creativity, and long-term sustainability
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make data-driven decisions
  • High level of integrity, ethics, and professionalism

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