Finance Manager Job at Murang’a County Creameries Career Opportunity in Kenya

Position Title: Finance Manager

Murang’a County Creameries Co-operative Union Limited (MCCCU) is a farmers-owned Dairy Co-operative Union located in Murang’a County.

Its core mandates include Dairy milk procurement, bulking and joint marketing.

Job Title: Finance Manager

Reporting To: General Manager

Start Date: Soonest possible

Overall purpose of the job: Responsible for managing the Union’s finances, budgets, financial reporting, business planning and controls.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Head the Finance department;
  • Oversee the formulation and implement the union’s financial plans and budgets premised on the generally accepted accounting standards;
  • Develop, review and implement sound financial management policies, procedures and controls premised on the core values of the Union;
  • Oversees timely preparation of periodic financial reports, cash flow statements and bank reconciliation statements;
  • Oversees the maintenance, preparation and updating of the books of accounts;
  • Cause the timely auditing of the Union’s books of account;
  • Oversees the development of appropriate financial information management systems
  • Manage and monitoring of all receivable and payable accounts;
  • Review and authorise vote heads, invoices, imprest and departmental appraisals.
  • Ensures timely remittance of statutory payments and general compliance with statutory requirements;
  • Spearhead financial negotiations with stakeholders and partners concerning contractual engagement, facilities, business prepositions and all matters with financial implications;
  • Identify and address challenges and gaps within the finance docket;
  • Advise and guide the Union and its Board on all financial matters;
  • And any other duties assigned by General Manager.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

The Job holder must possess:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or its equivalent;
  • CPA will be an added advantage;
  • Minimum three (3) years relevant experience in accounting & Financial Management; one (1) of which should year in a managerial role;
  • Experience working in a cooperative will be an added advantage;
  • High levels of integrity, strong management and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong analytical and computer skills, especially with accounting software, spreadsheets, and financial analysis;
  • Able to interpret and clearly explain complex financial data to non-finance staff.
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills, creative problem-solving, conflict, ethical management, and excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Excellent organisational skills with keen attention to detail;
  • Negotiation skills and the ability to develop strong working relationships;
  • Commercial and business awareness;
  • Ability to stick to time constraints.

How to Apply

To apply send your cover letter and recent curriculum vitae to: and later on fill out the job application form using the following link

Deadline: Tuesday, 25th April 2023.