Finance Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya (450K)

Job Title: Finance Manager

Location: Nairobi

Gross Salary: 370K – 450K

Our client is a leading global provider of security and authentication solutions.

They seek to hire a well-experienced Finance Manager who will be responsible for all financial, reporting and accounting aspects of the organization.

The ideal candidate will have a hands-on approach and have prior experience managing financial controls.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure “order to cash” and “procure to pay” processes are properly implemented and are in compliance with local regulations.
  • Guarantee and ensure implementation and follow-up of internal and external accounting standards, group policies and tax rules. Establish financial statements in line with standards (both statutory and management financial statements).
  • In charge of all internal controlling aspects and financial processes to ensure business integrity
  • Monitor, review and assess financial performance.
  • Explore and evaluate options and implement initiatives to continually improve finance performance
  • Establish accurate budget, forecast, financial simulations and specific analyses and reports in consultation with the relevant executive team members and the General Manager.
  • Coordinate locally with functional and cost centre heads to establish a realistic budget and liaise with the Head Office.
  • Analyse and explain monthly results and variance with budget. Propose and implement corrective actions aiming to achieve and exceed approved targets.
  • Interact with customers, suppliers, external auditors, banks, tax authorities and various entities (chamber of commerce, associations)
  • Operational contact and responsible for liaising with auditors, external financial bodies such as court auditors, regulatory bodies, and any other relevant partners and authorities.
  • In charge of implementing, running and supervising customer invoicing as per customer contractual requirements, cash monitoring, cash collection and cash optimisation. Plan financing needs and liaise with the Head Office.
  • Ensure compliance with fiscal requirements. Propose relevant processes/actions for tax optimisation.
  • Responsible for timely collection of receivables and for payables
  • Ensure timely and accurate, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reporting to the General Manager and to Head Office.
  • Participate in negotiation with local equipment suppliers.
  • Ensure information dissemination by providing the General Manager, and if needed other departments, with high quality returns and reports in a timely manner.
  • Maintain and oversee the implementation of a Score Card outlining the financial performance of the company

Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/Accounting or a related field of study. Master’s Degree will be an added advantage
  • Professional Certifications such as ACCA and CPA-K
  • 7 – 10 years of experience as a Finance Manager within an international service / project-based organisation
  • Experience in the manufacturing industry will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
  • Registered member of ICPAK
  • Knowledge of an ERP (SAP) is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Labour laws
  • Good knowledge of the country’s tax system.
  • Knowledge of IFRS principles
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • High level of integrity and discretion.
  • Performance oriented.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Hands on, business awareness and customer oriented.
  • Talent for problem solving.
  • Good managerial skills.
  • Big picture thinking capacity.

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Finance Manager – Nairobi) to before Tuesday 24th November 2020

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing.

Only candidates short-listed for an interview will be contacted.


Accounting and Finance
Updated: November 17, 2020 — 6:00 am