Oil & Gas Industry Finance Manager Career Opportunity in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Finance Manager (Nairobi) – Oil & Gas Industry

Outrival HR Solutions & Consultancies is a leading HR Consulting Firm in Kenya. Our aim is to deliver great value to all our clients by making the Human Resources Processes manageable and productive.

One of our clients in the Oil and Gas Industry is urgently looking for qualified and experienced candidates to fill the Finance Manager position.

The incumbent will be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Main Purpose of the Job: The Finance Manager will provide Leadership and manage all finance and accounting functions of the business in line with the Overall Company Strategy.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Establish, direct and manage Company’s managerial, financial and operational systems, procedures and controls to enhance shareholder value.
  • Produce accurate financial statements and reports in line with International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Provide leadership in identifying and implementing appropriate systems and procedures to achieve higher levels of efficiencies through computerization of operations and adoption of an Enterprise Resource Planning environment.
  • Drive the process of identifying and implementing appropriate cultural change initiatives to enhance business competitiveness and growth, leveraging on current and emerging business opportunities.
  • Advise the Board through the office of the General Manager on the performance of the Company and various other initiatives required to enhance efficiency and productivity of all resources as to optimize return on investment.
  • Together with team leadership provide proactive public relations and develop appropriate strategies to enhance Business’s corporate image and communications with both internal and external public.
  • Identify risks and ensure appropriate risk management strategies are in place.
  • Drive profitability of the business in a sustainable manner as relating to the responsibilities of the position.
  • Business Planning and Financial Forecasting
  • Corporate Governance and Development of Internal Controls, including Documentation, Policies, Procedures
  • Manage all local accounting: Tax compliance, Financial Statements, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, and Reporting.
  • Coordinate with external audit firm to provide supporting in audit, accounting and Risk Management

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 12 years’ experience in Accounts & Finance, 5 of which must be in Senior Management.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/Accounting and above.
  • Certified Accounting Professional (CPA (K), ACCA).
  • Proficiency in Financial Systems and soft-wares such as Sage, Tally, Oracle among others.
  • Experience in working in the Oil & Gas Industry will be preferred.
  • Analytical skills, problem-solving skills and ability to think Strategically.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to act in a professional and ethical manner
  • Willingness to work under pressure

Are you interested and fit the above position?

Kindly but urgently send your CV to recruitment@outrivalhr.com.

Shortlisting will be on a rolling basis.