Finance Manager Job Vacancy in Kenya

Position Title: Finance Manager

Experience in the Retail sector is Mandatory!

Our client, in the retail distribution business sector, seeks to recruit a Finance Manager responsible for overall financial management for the business.

Key Accountabilities

Financial Accounting and Management

  • Responsible for the overall financial health of the company including developing, implementing and monitoring overall business and financial strategy.
  • Responsible for developing and implementing the overall budget
  • Developing accounting and costing systems and ensure SOPS for accounts are fully implemented.
  • Ensure that the pricing of all products is done properly, in line with the pricing policy, in a way that ensures that the company is always on track with projected profits
  • Responsible for timely, consistent, accurate reconciliation of all accounts, statements etc.
  • Do field visits at regular intervals to carryout internal auditing and submit management reports.
  • Oversee and guide the Finance & Accounting resources for ensuring all compliances regulations and maintain the standards of governance and reporting system.
  • Administration of monthly payroll and compliance with the statutory requirements

Financial analysis and reporting

  • Ensure preparation of accurate and timely management reports so that decisions are made in a timely manner and as described in the KPI’s.
  • Drive rigorous control cost by continuous assessing the expenses and unwanted overspend all heads of expenses & timely cost analysis.
  • Ensure Year end accounts are finalized on time.

Cash flow Management

  • Keeping track of debtors outstanding and bringing them into agreed credit terms.
  • Creditor’s management to ensure payment terms are met and strict controls on all outgoing payments.
  • Track all sales, expenditures and collections to ensure that the company is in a continuous financial gain
  • To foresee and track the cash flows of the company and ensure we are able meet all our financial obligations

Financial control, Compliance and Risk management

  • To put in place all measures to discourage and reduce theft, fraud and overstating expenses.
  • Seek out methods for minimizing financial risk to the company including solid internal control
  • Oversee the stock reports and ensure that loss of stock is kept to a minimum
  • Ensure compliance with accounting policies and regulatory requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in commerce (Accounting/Finance option), Business Management (Accounting/Finance option), Economics or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Qualified Accountant (CPA (K), ACCA or Equivalent
  • At least 5 years of Financial and Management Accounting experience in the retail industry
  • Strong Financial and Accounting knowledge
  • Financial analysis and reporting experience

How to Apply

Qualified candidates to apply via email clearly indicating the position they are applying for on the email subject as “Finance Manager” by COB 30th June 2022.

Due to the urgency, application will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

NB: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Career Management Centre is a proud equal opportunity Employer and does not discriminate the applicants on any basis.

Career Management Centre ( is a Human Resources Management Consulting firm that offers comprehensive HR Services including Recruitment, Job Evaluation, Training, Payroll Outsourcing, Labor Compliance, Engagement surveys, Staffing Solutions & HRMS to businesses both at a strategic and operational level. We firmly believe that HR is the nucleus of any organization irrespective of any size or industry.