By May 6, 2021
Featured Posted on Finance and Accounts

Our client in the FMCG industry is looking to hire a Finance Manager based in Nairobi.

Work Station: Nairobi


The ideal candidate will be responsible for creating forecasting models, assessing risk in investments and ensuring all accounting activities comply with regulations; maintaining our company's financial health and increase profitability; managing the financial reporting for the organization.


  • Providing sound financial support and insights to enable the executive team make critical business decisions.
  • Presentation of financial results and insights to the executive management, external users and board of directors.
  • Involve in the formulation of the business's strategy, evaluate financial risks associated with strategy, and advise on the sustainability.
  • Managing and overseeing the taxation affairs of the organization and liaising with the external tax firm and auditors for specific advices.
  • Managing and overseeing the cash flow of the company and ensuring it has the appropriate budgetary controls.
  • Managing hedging and foreign currencies to cushion the company from foreign exchange losses.
  • Managing the External Auditor relationship and ensuring the organization is compliant with accounting standards and local statutory requirements.
  • Managing and overseeing the company's banking and borrowing arrangements by providing relevant information to the bankers and monitoring adherence to financial covenants.
  • Regularly conduct gap analysis in financial processes and institute solid financial systems with the aid of technology to control risks.
  • Perform investment appraisal and analysis as and when required, present cost benefit analysis for different investment options to management.
  • Formulate operating/ capital budgets, establish cost control procedures and present results to both finance & non-finance people to understand.
  • In charge of recruitment, training, mentoring and development of accounting staff
  • Managing accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, financial and other management accounting functions.
  • Risk management to ensure the business has a solid risk framework in place, manage insurance portfolio of the company.
  • Advising and implementing best practice initiatives to increase revenue and reduce costs
  • Advising on market changes and providing strategic financial recommendations to the executive management.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • Certified Public Accountancy
  • 8+ years' experience in a senior financial managerial position with a proven record of success
  • Sound decision making skills based on accurate and timely analyses
  • Results oriented and metrics driven
  • Exceptional time management and able to solve problems
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication and leadership skills, with the ability to communicate and manage staff at all levels
  • Ability to lead by example and demonstrate a strong sense of integrity, ethics and dependability
  • Professional written and oral communication skills
  • Strategic thinking, planning and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to collaborate with top management to organize, plan and achieve company financial goals
  • Advanced computer software skills, including Excel and financial reporting software


Kindly upload your CV if you meet below requirements here before 19th May 2021 using the link below:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Job Information

Status: Open No of vacancies: 1 Job type: Full Time Job level: Top level Years of experience: 8 Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 06 May 2021

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