Finance Manager Job in Kenya

Job Title: Finance Manager

Hiring Organization: Scania
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Transport
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES
Date Posted: 05/22/2024

At Scania, we offer the market sustainable transport solutions and services to maximize the uptime of our customers vehicles and their business returns.
In line with this, we have an exciting opportunity for a Finance Manager who will be responsible for managing the overall finance and accounting functions within Scania East Africa (Kenya).

Job Summary:

The Finance Manager will be responsible for managing the overall finance and accounting functions within Scania East Africa (Kenya), which includes supervising and coordinating the areas of accounting, financial reporting and debtors control.

Key Responsibilities:


Manage the accounting department

Manage local finance systems

Finance strategy

Accounting support

Manage compliance

Manage the areas of supplier payments and credit control

Core Competencies Required:

Accounting and Financial Systems, Processes and Technology:

You can design, implement, and maintain financial management and reporting systems and complementary financial and administrative business processes to support the effective and judicious use of financial resources.

Business Perspective:

You have an understanding of business issues, processes, and outcomes to enhance business performance.

Customer Understanding:

You can demonstrate an understanding of customers, their commercial offerings, industry, business, motivational drivers and needs, and you can understand how Scania can contribute to the optimization of customer profitability.

Information Gathering and Processing:

You are able to locate and collect data from appropriate sources and analysing it to prepare meaningful and concise reports that summarize the information collected.

Managing People:

You are able to manage others to ensure their work contributes to organizational goals, as well as developing individuals, building teams, resolving conflicts and applying workplace policies.

Managing Resources:

You are able to plan, allocate, and mobilize resources (human, physical, information and financial) to achieve organizational goals.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, or a related field

Qualified CPA(K)

At least 8 years of working experience, 3 of which should be in middle/senior management

Experience with ERP, advanced Excel, BI and finance systems automation

Results-oriented with a proven track record of successfully overseeing all financial operations within an organization

Skilled in leading financial teams, budgeting, forecasting, book closing and reporting

Ability to work under strict reporting deadlines

Possess strong communication and analytical skills

External audit experience is an added advantage

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