Chief Finance Officer (CFO) Job in Nairobi, Kenya (500K)

Aug 17, 2016

Job Title: Chief Finance Officer (CFO) - Kenya & Tanzania
Reporting to: Southern & Eastern Africa CFO / Eastern Africa General Manager
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Salary: Kes 500,000/- Plus other benefits

Summary:Our client is an International platform specialty products company focused on development and distribution of innovative chemical solutions for agriculture marketplace.

Overall Purpose:
Working closely with Eastern Africa General Manager and legal entities finance team to:
  • manage all finance & risk management operations of the company.
  • provide stakeholders with consolidated forecast data, analysis and recommendations to achieve business’ strategic goals.
Main Responsibilities
Main responsibilities of the role will be:
  • Managing local finance team and support them in all aspects of the Finance & Accounting functions of the organization (inclusive of closing books/generate Financial Statements/implement group accounting policies/SOX controls/Tax etc.)
  • Ensure that effective internal controls are in place and ensure compliance with GAAP (local and US)and applicable local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting.
  • Manage relationship with internal and external auditors and tax authorities
  • Manage processes for financial forecasting, budgets,and consolidation and reporting to the Company on all financial KPIs
  • Provide monthly update & forecast together with actuals variance analysis and explanation.
  • Ensure efficient treasury management (cash forecast, cash consumption, intercompany loan etc.)
  • Manage relationship with banks
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with Eastern Africa General Manager so as to identify his needs and support him in daily operations
  • business support & projects
  • Business intelligence support on Sales and GP consolidated per products
  • Contributing to specific projects
Qualifications / Experience:
  • Qualified accountant, ideally CPA (K)/ACCA/CFA QUALIFICATION
  • Master’s in Finance or Business Administration
  • Member of a certified accounting body
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a complex financial environment (Big Four, or CFO role in international company)
  • Strong Excel, analytical skills in complex environment
  • SAGE (or ERP knowledge) Hyperion Financial compulsory (retrieves/set value).ERP knowledge will be a plus
  • Excellent communicator and team player
  • Highly motivated, autonomous
How to Apply

If you meet the above measures send your detailed CV stating your qualifications and experience to

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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