General Manager Finance 

Kenya Reinsurance Corporation Limited (Kenya Re), is a highly-rated world class reinsurer and market leader in Africa, providing quality reinsurance and insurance services across the Continent, Middle East and Asia.

We now seek to recruit and fill the post of General Manager Finance

The Position

  • The selected candidate will report to the Managing Director/CEO and will be responsible for the management of all the accounting, financial, and investment functions of the Corporation.
  • Duties will include but will not be limited to:-
  • Designing, implementing, maintaining and updating sound accounting systems, standards, policies and procedures which help to safeguard the Corporation's assets;
  • Coordinating the preparation of long-term business plans and corporate strategies, annual budgets and cash flows as well as reviewing performance against these;
  • Overseeing strict implementation of financial management and control systems while ensuring compliance with international financial rules and regulations;
  • Establishing an effective treasury management system that secures company funds, monitors liquidity, cash flow, investments and working capital and ensures maximization of profits in an efficient and optimum manner;
  • Providing financial advice to Management and the Board and preparing and analysing financial reports for their use;
  • Ensuring the timely preparation and presentation of financial reports, analyzing these and providing sound financial advice to management and the Board in line with IFRS;
  • Co-ordinating relations with external auditors, tax and insurance regulatory authorities;
  • Updating and maintaining sound accounting standards, policies, procedures and controls;
  • Ensuring compliance with all statutory provisions in respect to financial reporting, taxation, returns and allied matters;
  • Managing, guiding and supervising staff in the Finance department. Job Qualifications, Experience and Technical Competencies
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting and Business Administration or associated disciplines.
  • A post graduate degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • They should be fully qualified CPA (K), ACCA or hold equivalent qualifications.
  • In addition they should have over eight years' financial and accounting management experience, gained in a reputable organization and are serving in a senior level, handling related responsibilities.
  • Applicants should ideally have experience in the development and management of long-term strategies with evidence of change management.

    Ref No. 211/HU/DN

    Application Deadline: 30th October

    Applicants should email as attachments their CV and cover letter outlining how they meet requirements for the position to Hawkins Associates Limited.


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