Head of Finance Jobs in Mombasa, Kenya

Head of Finance Jobs in Mombasa, Kenya


  • Career Management Centre is a Human Resources Management Consulting firm that provides end to end HR services to organizations including outsourcing HR services both at a strategic and operational level.

  • Our client, an International Non- Governmental organization, seeks to recruit a Head of Finance for its programs in Kenya.

    Key Accountabilities

  • Finance management – responsible for leading and coordinating all financial and accounting management activities, to ensure compliance with GAAP and organizational financial policies & procedures, donor and statutory requirements, payments, receipts and cash management, and ensure completeness and accuracy of Kenya financial accounts.

  • Financial reporting – prepare accurate and complete financial reports of the program activities in compliance with grant donor requirements.

  • Financial Planning and Budgeting – Provide guidance and support to program teams during annual planning and the country program annual budget.

  • Grants Management, Reporting and -Oversee the grant administration and finances management and work with the project team to produce budget proposals for potential donors.

  • Fundraising and Grants process management – Review all grant agreements and contracts and work closely with the fundraising, legal and finance team, to support negotiation and final signature, coordinate grant modifications and extensions, prepare sub‐agreements and regional sub grants, manage sub-awards Ensure that financial reports are and prepare quarterly grant reports for the donor

  • Financial Planning and Expenditure monitoring – Supports and reviews the development of financial plans for funding proposals and regularly monitors expenditure against grant agreements.

  • Budgetary Control Monitor overall budget management with regular updates to head office management on expenditures and availability of funds

  • Cash flow Management and Projection -Ensure projects submit accurate projections through monthly planning and cash
    transfer requests.

  • Internal controls – develop and maintain a sound financial internal control environment and coordinate audits

  • Risk Management -ensure the provision of financial performance insight, support for financial planning, funds management and insurance over the financial control environment.

  • Team Leadership – manage the finance team

    Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of finance/Accountancy Degree or equivalent accounting qualifications from recognized institutions.

  • Minimum of 10 years post qualification experience, of which at least 3 years must be at a senior management level

  • Experience and Knowledge of accounting for non-profit organizations and donor regulations are required

  • Experience in monitoring budgets, cash flow management and systems development.

  • Demonstrated sound and in-depth knowledge of GAAP, Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Financial Management, and Taxation Law.

  • Expérience using an ERP system

    How to Apply

  • Qualified candidates to apply via email

  • jobs@careermanagementcentre.com and cc rachaelkiarie3@gmail.com clearly indicating the position they are applying for on the email subject as “Head of Finance” by COB 14th October, 2021.

  • Due to the urgency, applications will be reviewed as they come in.

  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

  • Career Management Centre is a proud equal opportunity agency and does not discriminate against applicants on any basis. We also don’t charge Job seekers any fee.


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