Accounts & Finance Manager Job

Location: Nairobi.

Job Summary :

Reporting to the CEO, you will supervise all financial tasks of the company and ensure beneficial use of capital and resources. Additionally you will supervise, track and evaluate day-to-day activities such as establishing financial status by developing and implementing systems for collecting, analyzing, verifying and reporting information.



  • Manage and oversee the daily operations of the accounting department including: month and end-year process
  • accounts payable/receivable, cash receipts, general ledger, payroll and utilities, treasury, budgeting, cash forecasting
  • revenue and expenditure variance analysis, capital assets reconciliations, trust account statement reconciliations, fixed asset activity, debt activity.
  • Monitor and analyze accounting data and produce financial reports or statements
  • Establish and enforce proper accounting methods, policies and principles
  • Coordinate and complete annual audits
  • Provide recommendations
  • Improve systems and procedures and initiate corrective actions
  • Assign projects and direct staff to ensure compliance and accuracy
  • Meet financial accounting objectives
  • Establish and maintain fiscal files and records to document transactions


  • Forecast monthly, quarterly and annual results
  • Approve or reject budgets
  • Conduct risk management
  • Evaluate and decide on investments
  • Supervise a team of Accountants
  • Allocate resources and manage cash flows
  • Conduct profit and cost analyses
  • Develop secure procedures to maintain confidential information
  • Ensure all accounting activities and internal audits comply with financial regulations
  • Consult board members about funding options
  • Recommend cost-reducing solutions


  • BS degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics
  • Proven working experience as Accounting Manager, Accounting Supervisor or Finance Manager
  • Advanced computer skills on MS Office, accounting software and databases
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data
  • Proven knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles, practices, standards, laws and regulations
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to direct and supervise

How to Apply

Deadline: Interested parties should send their online applications on or before 22nd March 2019

Correspondence: Detailed CV to be submitted online at

Applications not meeting minimum requirements will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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