Financial Controller Job in Kenya

Our client, a regional micro-finance company seeks a qualified and experienced person to urgently fill the above position.

Main Purpose of role:
Responsible for overseeing and implementation of financial controls, forecasting, cash flow management in country.

Key Responsibilities:
Financial Management
    Oversees the implementation of appropriate financial and management accounting strategies for the in-country operations, through the implementation of appropriate financial and accounting systems, processes, policies and controls;
    Providing financial statements and reports as and when required by all relevant laws and regulations;
    Building and maintaining the financial planning capability for the business, including but not limited to budgeting, forecast projections etc;
    Profitability analysis; including provision of financial information for decision making,
    Overseeing the implementation of appropriate financial and management accounting systems and plans for the country, by introducing appropriate financial and accounting systems, processes, policies and controls;
    Ensuring that monthly financial information is communicated effectively to stakeholders;
    Regular monitoring of cash flows and ensuring that monthly reporting to the regional head office is undertaken;
    Request funding from the head office based on cash flow estimates;
    Ensures timely reconciliation of financial accounts including bank and clearing accounts;
    Reconcile transactions between an independent debtors system and the accounting system;
    Prepare cashbooks and petty cash information accurately and ensure they are submitted in a timely basis to the regional head office;
    Oversees the processing of transactions on in-house accounting system;
    Coordinate and complete annual country budgets and monthly forecasts for the various branches within the country as well as country operations.

 Tax, Legal & Compliance
    Ensuring all in-country tax related responsibilities are adequately planned and executed;
    Calculate, complete and submit all necessary forms relating to provisional tax, income tax and withholding tax;
    Calculate and submit all necessary forms relating to VAT;
    Ensure that company complies with all necessary taxes and all tax computations are in line with the in-country tax legislation;
    Assist with making strategic tax decisions relating to the country’s operations;
    Ensure the development and deployment of compliance management strategies and frameworks in-country and in accordance with the Group Compliance Framework;
    Ensure adherence to compliance management frameworks in the business;
    Overseeing the implementation and administration of company secretarial duties required within the region;
    Interact with the relevant tax authorities of the country;
    Interact with internal and external auditors and ensure audits are undertaken and completed in a timely manner;

People Management and Leadership
    To motivate and improve the general levels of performance of the direct reports in the team;
    Responsible for the provision of leadership of the finance team, in line with the organizational culture and values;
    Monitor performance of the team and put in place performance management initiatives to maintain top performance levels;
    Recommend and initiate training initiatives for purposes of development of the individuals within the in-country finance team;
    Embodiment of the organizational values and culture in the leadership style and instill the same in the team members.
    Financial Controller - Performance Contract

Key Result Areas:
    Effective Financial Management
    Tax, legal and compliance
    People Management and leadership

Person Specification: Essential Desirable

    Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce / Accounts or equivalent qualification
    Professional Accounting Qualification such as ACCA / CPA (K)
    MBA will be an added advantage

    Positive track record of at least 4 years financial management experience in a financial services or a banking environment
    Experience in negotiating high-valued deals and concluding complicated business transactions
    Experience in financial modeling


    Knowledge of corporate governance and risk management
    Self starter
    Analytical and assertive
    Exceptional Managerial Skills Set
    Financial Controller - Performance Contract
    Analytical and Decision Making Skills
    Adaptability to an ever changing environment
    Ability to drive change (Change Agent)
    High level of Computer literacy
    Strategic Thinker
    Project Management Skills
    Planning and organizing / Workflow management skills

NB. Qulified candidates should send in their resume urgently to

Corporate and Project Finance Analyst Job in Kenya

Summary: Industrial Promotion Services (IPS) is an affiliate of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development.

We are dedicated to promoting private sector entrepreneurship and building economically sound enterprises in the developing world.

We invest in projects within East Africa across a wide range of sectors, including: Food and Agro Processing, Printing and Packaging, Textiles, Leather processing, Pharmaceuticals, Power and Telecommunications.
We would like to recruit finance / accounting professional with at least two years relevant work experience gained from the private sector or in consulting.

The successful individual will take up the role of Analyst, Corporate and Project Finance and his/ her primary role will be to provide support in financial analysis of Projects and assist in corporate finance. 

Key Responsibilities
    Developing and maintaining financial models for the various projects.
    Preparing business valuations for target acquisitions / disposals.
    Performing analysis and evaluating acquisition targets
    Conducting industry and market research and assisting in business development efforts.
    Assisting in preparation of documentation for internal processes.
    Assisting in preparation and completion of investment proposals.
    Providing support to operating companies.

Education and Qualifications
    A university degree in Accounting/ Finance/ Business Administration
    CPA or ACCA qualified
    A Postgraduate qualification in Finance, MBA or CFA would be an added advantage.
    Computer literate
    Good commercial and financial acumen
    Excellent interpersonal skills

How to Apply:
The role will suit individuals who are computer literate with good commercial and financial acumen and excellent interpersonal skills.

If you meet the minimum requirements for this position send us your application to the address below by close of business Monday 21st April 2014.

Your application should include a cover letter indicating your desire to work with our client; a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees.

Adept Systems
Management Consultants
P O Box 6416, Nairobi, GPO 00100


Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Please note that we do not charge fees for receiving or processing job applications.

Accountant Job in Kenya

Our client is a medium sized manufacturing company with offices in Nairobi’s industrial area, seeking to recruit a qualified, experienced and result oriented candidate to fill the above position.

Position Purpose:
The main responsibility of the Accountant is to ensure effective administration and financial management of the company’s activities.

Specific duties of the Accountant are:-
    Preparation of monthly management accounts.
    Administering payroll and controlling income and expenditure.
    Monthly reconciliation of all general ledger and bank accounts.
    Assist and advise management in preparation of budgets, investment decisions and strategic planning.
    Ensuring  compliance with statutory requirements
    Update the daily transaction into the system and preparation of periodic customers’ statements.
    Assist management to ensure that annual audit is carried out successfully.
    Carry out any other duties assigned by the general manager.

Educational Qualifications and Experience:
    CPA (K )
    Must be a person of high integrity and committed to high ethical standards.
    Must be computer literate in the use of QuickBooks and Microsoft Office Products
    Strong background and experience in manufacturing sector.
    Other Skills and Attributes
    Must have excellent communication skills.
    Must have initiative and be willing to work long hours with minimum supervision.
    Must have good organisational skills and attention to detail

If you meet the above requirements, send your application letter and resume stating your current and expected salary to not later than 14th April, 2014.

Front Office Operator Job Vacancy - Kampala, Uganda

Instep Business Solutions (IBS) is looking to recruit a Front Office Operator for its client, a leading professional cleaning and allied services company.

Location: Kampala, Uganda
Position Overview: Reporting to the Regional Manager, the position will attend to the Front Office Desk and provide administrative support to the Office.


    Receive and direct all telephone calls (landline and mobile);
    Receive, attend to and direct Walk-in clientele, customers and visitors;
    Administrative duties including typing of correspondences, filing, and receiving and distributing mail;
    Coordinate arrangements of closing and opening the office;
    Ensure adequate supply of office requirements including stationary, communal water, refreshments and beverages;
    Supervise the Office Messenger ensuring timely execution of tasks assigned;
    Undertake store functions including requisition through an ERP system, and receive  and distribute supplies and cleaning materials;
    Additional duties will include cash and cheque receipting, preparation of Job Cards, reconciliation of weekly requisitions and petty cash.

    Diploma in a Business related field
    Possess CPA 1
    Proficiency in ICT
    At least 3 years experience in a similar role in a buy office
    Experience in ERP systems is an added advantage
    Possess basic HR, Procurement and Accounting Knowledge
    Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
    Planning and organization skills
    Ability to work under pressure and with minimum supervision
    Possess high standards of confidentiality and personal integrity

Remuneration: An attractive salary package is on offer dependent on skills, qualifications and experience.

Send your CV in MS Word format to and indicate the job title on the subject.

Program Coordinator - Job in Nairobi Kenya

Program Coordinator Job in Nairobi Kenya (USD 1K - 1.5K) 
Position: Youth Entrepreneurship & Leadership Hubs Program Coordinator

Industry: NGO

Location: Nairobi

Reporting to: Executive Director

Salary: (1,000 - 1,500 USD)

Our client is an international non-profit organization intended to promote world peace and cooperation under the motto “one family under God” is seeking to fill the position of a Youth Entrepreneurship and Leadership Hubs Program Coordinator.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

    Bench marking from the best entrepreneurship programs in the local and international universities and other institutions.
    Creating an incubator space in the secondary schools.
    Developing a framework for the criteria of selection and recruitment.
    Building a national advisory council.
    Generating an entrepreneurship curriculum and the student’s business plan.

Skills and Qualification Required
    Bachelor or master’s in degree in business administration or equivalent.
    2+ years’ work experience in an entrepreneurship environment with experience in social enterprise/business venture.
    Ability to successfully create and build new initiatives, businesses, and / or program.
    Excellent planning and organization skills.
    Logical and creative thinker with an entrepreneurial mindset.
    A high level of passion and commitment to the vision of the organization.

To apply, send your CV and Cover letter ONLY to before 16th April, 2014.
Clearly indicate the position applied for and the minimum salary expectation on the subject line.

Research Writers - Jobs in Kenya

We need qualified, experienced, self-motivated individuals to work as research writers.
The work will involve writing essays on different subjects and topics.

Requirements, the successful applicant must:
    Be a holder of a degree or diploma in any academic field
    Be creative and able to communicate effectively in English
    Be able to meet deadlines
    Be able to produce original articles/essays, devoid of plagiarism
    Be able to work under minimum supervision
    Be reachable by phone and easily available
    Have a computer and reliable access to the Internet
    Have practical knowledge of writing styles such as APA, MLA, and Harvard

Send sample papers to or call +254724897940
Pay 200-300 per page depending on qualifications and proficiency on the job

Administrative and Sales Assistant - Job in Nairobi Kenya

Dorbe-Leit Solutions Ltd is a reputable and highly innovative consultancy firm driven by the passion to place the right people in the right jobs.

We are looking for a young, enthusiastic and self-driven individual to fill the role of Administrative and Sales Assistant for our client.

Are you hungry to change the corporate world by building a highly and empowered team of professionals through training?

Do you love working with people, interacting with customers and willing to learn and try your hand in anything?

Are you passionate about customer service, selling and want to push beyond your boundaries to achieve financial freedom and inner fulfillment?

Are you driven and motivated by excellence in customer experience and professionalism?

If so we would like to partner with you in bringing change in the corporate realms, we would like to hear from you!

As an Administrative and Sales Assistant, you will provide administrative and sales support to the office, its directors and other staff whilst efficiently managing the day to day office activities including the front office.

You will be the first point of contact (POC) and a brand ambassador for the Company and therefore must project, protect and maintain a professional, refined, high-quality image of the organization.

You will be working for Our client who is a leading premier business information company that provides a wide range of development, training and consultancy services with the aim of improving the performance and output in people and organizations.

They empower, transform and share skills set transfer through training and consultancy to transform the management and leadership culture of organizations and their staff.

Duties and Responsibilities
    Providing general administrative support to the office and staff
    Providing sales support to the business development team by: -
    Telemarketing for the purpose of filling securing participants for open programmes
    Respond and follow up on sales queries appropriately
    Contribute towards achievement of overall sales targets
    E-marketing and selling to target clients

    Front Office Management: Manning of front-office desk, receiving and screening incoming calls and visitors whilst addressing queries as professionally and efficiently as possible
    Ensuring that in-bound and out-bound correspondence and related documents are effectively managed and circulated
    Maintaining boardroom calendar, scheduling and planning for meetings, minute taking, report writing as required
    Managing the business contact manager system and ensuring it is up to date
    Procurement and maintenance of office supplies, equipment and furniture and maintaining an up to date asset register
    Timely and professional debt-follow up whilst coordinating with Finance department
    Responding to general business inquiries and providing relevant, accurate information to clients
    Liaising with all suppliers and service providers on the Company’s behalf
    Providing training coordination support including preparation of training material, booking venues, set-up of training rooms and all other relevant administrative support.
    Keeping accurate records of all business related information
    Prepare evaluation summaries and resultant report after each training programme
    Act as a liaison with other offices, departments and external agencies
    Provide administrative support to the management consultants/ trainers/ facilitators
    Be responsible for the day to day updates of all social media marketing platform
    Maintain custody of and retain an up to date, organized filling system
    Typing and processing various documents as and when required.
    Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Minimum Qualifications
    Diploma and/or equivalent from a recognized institution in a business related field
    A minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in an admin and/or front office role
    Understanding of the training industry will be a critical added advantage
    A good command and understanding of social media e-marketing tools for professional purposes.
    Formal training in this area will be an advantage.
    Prior sales experience will be considered.

Required skills and key competencies
    Excellent command and articulation of the English language
    High interpersonal skills and ability to interact with people from all walks of life
    Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
    High team spirit and professional work ethic
    Ability to manage simultaneous assignments
    Strong organizational skills and keen eye for detail
    Quick thinker with a high level of proactivity
    Integrity, a diplomatic manner and professional discretion essential
    Ability to self-motivate and work under minimal supervision

Salary Budget: Ksh. 18,000 – 25,000

How to apply: If you are interested in the position and have the skills and talents our client is looking for, we would like to hear from you.

Please send a copy of your updated resume, your current salary and benefits package to

Only successful candidates will be contacted.


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