Finance Head Job

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Head Of Finance Job, Current Finance Jobs Kenya,

Job Purpose

The Head of Finance leads all day-to-day accounting operations, with functional responsibility for accounting and accounts payable. Responsibilities also include production of financial reports; proper maintenance of accounting records; accurate processing of financial transactions; and administration of a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company’s reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), adhere to management standards, and result in flawless audits.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Managing the financial reporting for the organization. This includes monthly financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting, 5-year financial plans and all statutory financial reporting.
  •  Presentation of financial results and insights to the senior management team.
  • Play a key role in the formulation of the business’s strategy.
  • Overseeing the budgeting process.
  • Ensure all accounting activities and internal audits comply with financial regulations.
  • Overseeing Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, purchasing, Internal Audit, and IT functions.
  • Allocate resources and manage cash flows.
  • Conduct revenue, profit and cost analyses.
  • Managing the External Auditor relationship and ensuring the organization is compliant with accounting standards.
  • Managing and overseeing the taxation affairs of the organization and liaising with the external tax firm for specialist advice.
  • Advising and implementing best practice methods to increase revenue and recommend cost- reducing measures.
  • Managing and overseeing the company’s banking and borrowing/funding arrangements.


  •  BCOM/BA in Accounting, Finance or relevant field.
  • At least ten (10) years’ experience in financial management, five (5) of which must be in a finance leadership role preferably within a commercial set up.
  • Proven work experience as a Head of Finance or similar role.
  • In-depth understanding of cash flow management, financial modelling, budgeting
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting models
  • Proficiency in ERP accounting software
  • Solid analytical and decision-making skills
  • Effective leadership qualities.
  • Relevant certification (e.g. CFA/CPA) is a plus
  • Sound decision making skills based on accurate and timely analyses
  • Strategic thinking, planning and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to collaborate with upper management to organize, plan and achieve company financial goals
  • Advanced computer software skills, including Excel and financial reporting software
  • Results oriented and metrics driven
  • Ability to work under pressure
  •   Strategic thinking, planning and creative problem-solving skills

How to Apply

Kindly send us your CV and COVER LETTER to [email protected] by Wednesday 9th June 2021.

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