General Manager / Head of Finance Job in Nairobi Kenya

 Our client, a re-known IT and Sap applications company with Offices in Nairobi, Jo’burg and Dar salaam, requires to fill the position of General Manager cum Head of Finance

The company offers intelligent IT solutions for her customers and for a sustainable future.

Work Location: Nairobi Kenya 

Reporting to: Directors with Management 

Responsibility: Under the guidance of the Directors, report directly to the Directors and assist the MD in her work, act as the MD during her absence,

Main Tasks:

Finance Management / Operation

  • Implement, monitor, and enforce financial control policies and procedures in accordance with Company’s requirements and lead the execution of regulatory compliance.
  • Supervise the finance function, lead planning/forecasting process to ensure timely and accurate completion. 
  • Manage and support the timely and accurate completion of all financial/management reporting, including the reports required for Company reporting..
  • Infer business impact from financial data, make appropriate recommendations and identify key financial risks to management, helping the company achieve objectives and goals.
  • Oversee and manage all government relationships which include, Tax, banking etc.
Governance and Compliance with various regulations
  • Stick to and enforce control policies, Where feasible promote the use company’s global, regional control policies and procedures or guidelines which are in line with those.
  • Develop local specific management control policies.
  • Comply with and ensure compliance with statutory law, regulations and stipulations.
  • Manage local audit activities, including but not limited to Financial Reporting Compliance (FRC)
Minimum Education and Qualification Required for the Position:

Education: Bachelor degree in Finance/Accounting, Economics or Business Administration Working

Master Degree as well, in Business or Finance

Experience: Above 8 years of Finance professional experience, of which above 8 years in Management level.

Experience in the Diaspora is a clear advantage and is a plus. 

Technical & Professional Knowledge: Deep understanding of various finance functions (product costing, controlling, accounting, treasury, etc) and have certain sense about internal control.

Those with CPA qualifications have a plus but not a must.

Salary is in the range of 400,000-500,000

Applications before July 4th to

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