Head of Finance – FMCG Sector Job vacancy in Kenya 2019

  • Published date: February 22, 2019
  • Category: Accounting, Auditing & Finance
    • Location: Nairobi, Nairobi
  • Jop type:
  • Salary: Ksh Not mentioned
  • Company name: Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

Head of Finance – FMCG Sector Job vacancy in Kenya 2019


Career Employment Head of Finance – FMCG Sector Nairobi Kenya Feb 2019 






Job Summary


A strong business controller.



  • Minimum Qualification: Masters

  • Experience Level: Executive level

  • Experience Length: 10 years










Job Description



Our client, a mid tier Company in the FMCG food manufacturing sector in Kenya, producing easily recognizable and established brands, is seeking to identify a commercial savvy business controller to head its Finance department.  The ideal candidate will be one who can operate at Exco level and be at ease both dealing with the Board and ensuring there’s requisite attention to all accounting details from team.


Reporting to the Managing Director, the successful candidate will provide thought leadership in finance and all other aspects of commercial support to the business.


Key Responsibilities:



  • Responsible for senior level decision making involving both day to day management and strategic  direction of the business

  • Participate in the business planning process, review, recommend, obtain budgetary approval and implement for contributing to the robustness of business plans and activities.

  • Oversee the preparation of management accounts, financial statements and other reports to capture the company’s financial position and performance

  • Effectively manage, develop and generally lead staff by providing supervision, clarifying KPI’s and appraising performance

  • Coordinate and consolidate the annual budget with input from other functional areas and monitor business performance

  • Explore and advise on investment opportunities and manage treasury function ensuring maximum returns at minimal risk

  • Work closely with relevant external parties including company auditors


Qualifications & Experience:



  • University graduate in a business related field, an MBA degree, especially in strategic management, would be an added advantage

  • Qualified professional Accountant such as CPA K finalist, ACCA etc.

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience, preferably in an FMCG manufacturing setting, at least 4 of those years as head of finance department or operating at the “C suite” level

  • Demonstrated understanding and a working knowledge of ERP system and the Accounting modules therein

  • Strong analytical, planning and general management skills

  • Good interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills at all levels: from Board to sectional/floor level


A competitive package, with good perks will be offered to the successful candidate. Our Client has great growth ambitions and is therefore, for this role, looking for a senior resource whose ambitions match theirs.


Interested candidates are encouraged to apply and send CVs indicating their day telephone contact and current pay level, by Monday, March 4th 2019.


ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.


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