Finance Director Job in Kenya

Job Title: Finance Director

Hiring Organization: Zeraki
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Education Technology
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES
Date Posted: 05/27/2024

About the Role

The Finance Director at Zeraki is a pivotal role responsible for driving the financial strategy, health, and growth of the company. This position involves close collaboration with the CEO, the board of directors, and external stakeholders, ensuring the efficiency and effectiveness of financial operations and strategic decision-making. This role requires a strategic thinker with operational expertise and a genuine passion for education and innovation.


Ensure timely and accurate financial reporting and compliance with regulatory standards, enhancing financial controls and processes.

Develop and implement robust accounting policies and procedures that comply with both local and international standards and regulations.

Oversee financial planning, budgeting, forecasting and analysis and assess performance, risks, and opportunities to guide strategic goals and decisions.

Collaborate with internal teams and external partners to align financial strategies and resource allocation with company objectives.

Establish and maintain strong relationships with banks, investors, donors, and other financial partners, enhancing Zeraki’s financial network and opportunities.

Lead, mentor, and foster a culture of excellence and accountability within the finance and accounting team.


Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business administration, or a related field, with a professional qualification such as CPA, ACCA, CFA, or equivalent.

At least 5 years of progressive finance and accounting experience, including roles in auditing or consulting within reputable firms. Experience with startups or auditing startups is highly desirable.

Demonstrated expertise in financial management, planning, and operations.

Demonstrated leadership and management skills, with a proven ability to inspire, motivate, and develop a high-performing team.

Exceptional analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills; adept at managing complex and ambiguous situations.

Strong communication and presentation skills, capable of engaging effectively with diverse audiences and stakeholders.

Proficiency in financial software applications and a passion for leveraging technology in finance.

A deep commitment to education and Zeraki’s mission to transform learning in Africa.

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