Chief Finance Officer (CFO) Job in Kenya

Job Vacancy: Chief Finance Officer (CFO)

Our client in Real Estate is looking for a Chief Finance Officer (CFO).

The right candidate has at least 10 years’ experience in Accounting and Finance.

He/she has managed a finance department in a busy organization with complex trading structures and diverse portfolios or income streams.

The position reports to the CEO and is based in Nairobi.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Strategically lead and manage all financial activities in the organization
  • Guide and coordinate Budgets and forecasting
  • Oversee financial reporting with detailed analysis of financial statements and variances from budgets
  • Ensure financial compliance through adherence to GAAP regulations, statutory and especially tax laws
  • Guide costing and monitor profit margins
  • Provide proactive and sound guidance regarding management of assets, investments, and financial trends
  • Maximize cash flow consistent with sound credit and collection policies
  • Responsible for risk management throughout the organisation
  • Manage a small team of accountants
  • Create and maintain strong relationships with bankers and negotiate lines of credit as well as other financial services
  • Guide and oversee payroll processing
  • Involved in the overall Office Administration

Person’s Specifications

  • Must have a Bachelor of Commerce Degree with a CPA (K) or equivalent
  • Must have at least 10 years working experience with 5 years in management
  • Requires strong financial management and investment knowledge and skills
  • Must have excellent team management skills
  • Should demonstrate very strong communication skills. Able to explain complex financial data in simple, relatable language
  • Expected to have very strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to demonstrate report writing and analytical skills
  • Must have keen attention to detail
  • Should be able to manage their work with speed and accuracy
  • Strong and creative problem-solving abilities
  • Must have very high level of integrity
  • Must be reliable and dependable

How to Apply

If interested, please send your CV to Fanisi HR Solutions at fanisi@fanisi.net by the end of day Friday 23rd October 2020.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi County

Kenya
Accounting and Finance
Updated: October 19, 2020 — 9:57 am