Investment Holding Company Chief Financial Officer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer

Industry: Financial Services

Location: Nairobi

Salary: Competitive

Our client is an investment holding company in Africa.

They seek to hire a Chief Financial Officer who will manage the Organization’s financial operations, including the implementation of strategies and establishment of goals to achieve growth, profit, operational efficiency and customer service objectives.


  • Coordinate periodic statutory examinations
  • Financial Policy Formulation
  • Coordinate the preparation of accounts, profitability reports, expense reports and the analysis and assessment of each profit/cost center and total organization
  • Ensure the organization’s asset/ liability position is efficiently managed
  • Ensure that periodic statutory returns are prepared and sent to regulatory authorities
  • Manage the budgetary process to ensure compliance with statutory regulations
  • Monitor the organization’s financial position to ensure compliance with the organization and statutory requirements
  • Monitor / control organization-wide costs position
  • Drive the company’s financial planning
  • Perform risk management by analyzing the organization’s liabilities and investments
  • Decide on investment strategies by considering cash and liquidity risks
  • Control and evaluate the organization’s fundraising plans and capital structure
  • Ensure cash flow is appropriate for the organization’s operations
  • Oversee financial planning to optimize returns on investments and co-ordinate annual tax computation /returns
  • Plan and coordinate the activities of statutory examiners
  • Report contravention of statutory regulations to the Board
  • Respond to Audit/ Examination reports
  • Seek equity financing from investors to finance short and long-term needs of the organization.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the CCE


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or equivalent
  • Master’s degree or its equivalent e.g. MBA, MSC
  • Professional chartered accounting certification- CFA, ACA, ACCA.
  • Good understanding of Accounting, Banking, Oil & Gas, Properties, Health Care, Tax and regulatory issues
  • Book keeping and organizational administration knowledge
  • Conversant with IFRS Basel II & IFRS Standards especially IFRS 9
  • Financial statements preparation and reporting knowledge
  • Good leadership, numerical, analytical, Problem solving, credit analysis , appraisal skills
  • Strategic Focus
  • Sociable with good interpersonal skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Good presentation skill
  • Organization and coordination skills
  • Above average IT exposure (good knowledge of Excel , Word, and PowerPoint)
  • Performance driven

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 (Chief Financial Officer- Investment Firm) to on or before 6th October 2019

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.

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Updated: September 30, 2019 — 3:24 pm