Financial Compliance Officer Job in Kenya

Sheer Logic Management Consultants is seeking to engage a dynamic individual for a Financial Compliance Officer position for one of our clients.


  • To work with the Functional Directors to follow up, track and report on progress of resolution of previous audit findings
  • To support management in a consulting capacity to develop internal controls and procedures
  • To proactively drive internal controls and work closely with the functions on sharing learning’s from audit reviews carried out in other OpCos.
  • Identify and implement compliance monitoring framework, prepare and submit compliance status regularly as and when required
  • Closure of statutory and internal Audit issues by driving the implementation of agreed audit recommendations
  • Design gap analysis for all compliance processes and controls, analyze and identify possible fraud and money laundering activities as reported within the company and other companies within the industry
  • Design and continuously review departmental as well as organizational risk matrix, discuss mitigation actions with functional directors and ensure timely implementation to ensure business continuity
  • Create a culture of compliance by advising the management on new laws, regulations and applicability and by ensuring that all staff, agents and dealers embrace the rigors of compliance
  • Coordinating regulatory inspections and examinations while assisting in managing, driving and supporting the company’s controls and compliance agenda
  • Identify and assess the compliance risks associated with the company’s current and future business activities including new products and services as well as business relationships.
  • Identify value drivers within Purchase-to-pay (PtP), Record-to-report (RtR), Order-to-Cash (OtC) and Purchase-to-Capitalization (PtC) processes, eliminate / drive elimination of unnecessary processes and support the continuous improvement thereof
  • Educate stakeholders and where necessary, facilitate training on governance, controls and compliance
  • As the controls champion, design and implement controls checklists for all functions and hold department-wise compliance reviews on a monthly basis to ensure a rock solid controls environment across the organization

Educational Qualification

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).
  • An MBA will be an added advantage

Work Experience:

  • 5 years’ relevant work experience in a busy finance position within the Service or Fast Moving Consumer Goods industry. Experience in the Telecom industry will be an added advantage.
  • Superior software skills especially in Ms Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Strong Audit skills or controls background

Skills and Capabilities:

  • Strong analytical and data interpretation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills with all levels of management in a professional capacity
  • Ability to work effectively under time constraints and deliver results by critical deadlines
  • Ability to work seamlessly across businesses and hierarchy levels
  • Demonstrated high integrity

How to Apply:

Kindly send your CV to by 21st July 2020 clearly marking the title.

Accounting and Finance
Updated: July 17, 2020 — 7:26 pm