Finance Manager Job Vacancy in Kenya

Job Title: Finance Manager

HCS Affiliates Group Africa (H.A.G), is a consultancy organisation, offering one-stop Human Capital Services, headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya running a total of 13 thirteen years inclusive of its past and current formation.

HCS Affiliates Group (H.A.G), which span off HCS Africa, is firmly cemented by:

(i) Emphasizing continuation of our client offerings across various HR facets;

(ii) Building on our past customer and operational success stories;

(iii) Enabling the leveraging opportunities presented through various mechanisms; and

(iv) Enhancing on our customer/client service experience using a robust customer/client feedback, monitoring and client “pulse”-checking system.

Our Client, a leading Tours & Travel Company seeks to recruit a Finance Manager who will be responsible for managing the company accounting processes and related operational activities.

The role holder will also provide leadership for the Accounts Department Team.

Reporting to: Managing Director

Key duties responsibilities and approximate time split:

Business Management 70%

  • Compile and analyse financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, and document business transactions.
  • Monitor and review accounting and related system reports for accuracy and completeness.
  • Provide financial reports as required within agreed deadlines.
  • Analyse and review company budgets and expenditure.
  • Support the establishment, modification, documentation and coordinate the implementation of accounting processes and procedures.
  • Prepare and review company budget, revenue, expense, invoices and other accounting documents.
  • Resolve accounting discrepancies.
  • Recommend, develop and maintain accounting data bases and manual filing systems.
  • Explain billing invoices and accounting policies to staff, vendors and clients.
  • Supervise the input and handling of financial data and reports for company automated financial systems.
  • Ensure monthly closures are within agreed deadlines.
  • Prepare Management Accounts Quarterly.
  • Close Interim and Final Audits with the External Auditors.
  • Provide accounting policy and procedures orientation for new staff.

Team working 15%

  • Managing team activity to ensure the smooth running of the Head Office and Branch accounts units.
  • Assist with ad-hoc projects as necessary and undertake any other responsibilities/duties as requested by the Group Financial Controller and Managing Director in a professional and timely manner.
  • Work as part of the Head Office team and to communicate effectively with others
  • Attend and contribute to office/team meetings as appropriate.

Team Leading 10%

  • Lead the Head Office and Branch Accounts teams in achieving desired targets and results.
  • Staff and self-development – carry out performance reviews in line with the performance management process.
  • Review training and development needs on ongoing basis for self and team within the continuous feedback framework.
  • Attend any necessary training courses to ensure professional and personal development in the role.

Others 5%

  • Adhere to company policy and procedures at all times.
  • Ensure client and company confidentiality at all times
  • Contribute to the company profitability by keeping expenses/overheads down.
  • Attend client events where appropriate.
  • Review all practices on ongoing basis for opportunities for continuous improvement.

Skills and attributes required to undertake the role:

  • Analytical skills and problem solving ability
  • Relationship Management
  • Influencing and negotiation skills
  • Communication and Presentation skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Highly numerical
  • Resilience/persistence
  • Planning/Organisation
  • Results Focus
  • Reliability
  • Responsibility
  • Team player
  • PC skills

Knowledge of the Company products, services and policies and/or other specialist knowledge required to undertake the role:

  • Good knowledge of the company and industry travel and tour policies and procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting techniques and principles
  • Working knowledge of the industry products
  • Working knowledge of the tours & travel.
  • Good knowledge of legislation covering accounting processes

Other requirements specific to the role:

  • Graduate calibre – Bachelor of Commerce or its equivalent.
  • CPA qualification or equivalent

Training likely to assist effectiveness in the role and may have been completed prior to undertaking this role:

  • Industry processes and procedures

Additional details of exceptional aspects of the demands of the role:

  • May be called upon to work during odd hours, official rest days and holidays.


  • At least 8 years’ experience and must have a proven track record of achievement in a similar role in a busy accounting environment.

To Apply:

Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their applications and detailed CVs with a day – time Telephone number to the email address: with Finance Manager -Tours & Travel on the Subject line.

Candidates MUST indicate their Current and Expected salaries.