Finance & Operations Manager Job in Kenya

Our client in the Manufacturing sector seeks to hire a Finance & Operations Manager to oversee budgets and operations of the local business unit.

He/she will also be responsible for formulating overall strategy, managing people and establishing policies.

To be successful in this role, you should be a thoughtful leader and a confident decision-maker, helping our people develop and be productive, while ensuring our profits are on the rise.

Location: Nairobi

Direct Reports: Accounts Receivable, Stocks Accountant, Accounts Payable and Import Admin.


  • Oversee day-to-day operations
  • Design strategy and set goals for growth
  • Maintain budgets and optimize expenses
  • Set policies and processes
  • Ensure employees work productively and develop professionally
  • Oversee recruitment and training of new employees
  • Evaluate and improve operations and financial performance
  • Direct the employee assessment process
  • Prepare regular reports for upper management
  • Ensure staff follows health and safety regulations
  • Provide solutions to issues (e.g. profit decline, employee conflicts, loss of business to competitors)


  • BSc/BA in Business or relevant field; MSc/MA is a plus
  • Professional certification in ACCA
  • Experience in Auditing
  • In-depth knowledge of the Manufacturing sector; with 5-7 years experience
  • Proven experience as a General Manager or similar executive role
  • Experience in planning and budgeting
  • Knowledge of Finance
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership skills
  • Problem-solving aptitude
  • Age bracket 30-35 years

To Apply:

Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their applications and detailed CVs with a day – time telephone number to the email address: with Finance & Operations Manager – Manufacturing on the Subject line.

Candidates should indicate their Current & Expected Salaries.

Accounting and Finance
Updated: March 21, 2019 — 5:50 am