Finance Director Job in Kenya

Job Title: Finance Director

Hiring Organization: Optimise Outsourcing Ltd
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Service
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES
Date Posted: 05/21/2024

Department: Finance

Reports to: Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Direct Reports: Includes personnel in Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.

Candidate Profile

Step into a pivotal leadership role as Finance Director at Optimise Outsourcing Limited, where your expertise in financial management will drive our business towards innovative success and robust growth. This role demands a strategic thinker who is adept at overseeing comprehensive financial operations, from accounts receivable and payable to strategic financial planning and stakeholder management.

Key Responsibilities:

Strategic Oversight: Direct the entire finance function, ensuring cohesive and strategic financial operations encompassing Accounts Receivable (AR) and Accounts Payable (AP).

Financial Reporting and Analysis: Guarantee accurate and timely financial reporting, providing analytical insights that support strategic decision-making.

Stakeholder Communication: Actively engage with investors, debt providers, and financial institutions to foster strong, productive relationships.

Audit and Compliance: Collaborate with auditors to ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements, improving processes for maximum efficiency and risk mitigation.

Budget Management and Financial Forecasting: Oversee budgeting processes, ensuring the accuracy of financial forecasts and the development of strategies that align with business goals.

Cash Collection Efficiency: Improve processes for efficient cash collection and maximum cash utilization to optimize the company’s financial health.

Leadership and Team Development: Mentor and lead the finance team, fostering a culture of high performance and continuous improvement.


Educational and Professional Credentials: Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field required; MBA or CPA preferred.

Experience Requirement: Minimum of 10 years of experience in finance, with at least 5 years in a leadership role, ideally within a company known for its dynamic growth and scale-up phase.

Industry Experience: Proven capability in managing financial operations that span cross-border transactions, with a strong background in both product distribution and SaaS-based environments.

Skill Set: Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, combined with profound regulatory knowledge and proficiency in financial software and tools.

Interpersonal Skills: Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to operate effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Why Join Us?

Optimise Outsourcing Limited is a leader in operational excellence and financial innovation. We offer a challenging yet rewarding environment where your work directly influences the company’s trajectory. Join us to be a part of a team that values visionary leadership and strategic agility in navigating the complexities of global finance.

How To Apply:

If you are driven by excellence and eager to make a significant impact in a leadership role, we invite you to apply through the link below.