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Research Company Financial Controller Job in Nairobi (200K)

Job Title: Financial Controller

Location: Nairobi

Salary: 150K – 200K

Our Client is an award winning Experiential Marketing and Research Company.

They are looking to fill the Position of a Financial Controller who shall undertake all aspects of regional financial management, regulatory and financial reporting, and budget and forecasts preparation.


  • Manage all company finances and operations including Billing, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition
  • Manage the Kenya and regional Finance teams
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances
  • Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting  and ensure proper accounting for the company
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen client satisfaction and ensure supplier invoices are approved and processed as per finance procedures
  • Responsible for ensuring all tax and other statutory obligations are filed and relevant payments made before deadline dates to ensure penalties do not accrue
  • Preparation of annual  budget and periodic measure of actual performance
  • Complete oversight of the Regional  Company Finances
  • Responsible for ensuring systems, controls and procedures are followed within the finance department, and implementation of new effective systems
  • Planning, Budgeting and analyzing transactions
  • Handle Payroll
  • Developing and implementing new measures to ensure cost cutting
  • Oversee management report preparation and relevant reconciliations and present them to the management by due dates
  • In charge of external and internal annual audits to ensure timely provision of audited accounts
  • In charge of security matters of the agency and company asset custody
  • Overall responsibility of motor vehicle usage and logistics
  • Tax planning
  • Creation and updating of strategic financial plan in line with company strategy
  • Additional Financial Manager duties as necessary


  • Proven working experience as a Financial Controller
  • 8 years of Finance experience in a managerial level
  • Degree in Finance and/Accounting
  • CPAK
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of ERP
  • Experience with creating financial statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Strong personality
  • Good team player

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualifications and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Finance Controller) to before 25th November, 2016

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

Updated: November 17, 2016 — 12:48 pm
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