Hospitality Company Chief Finance Officer Jobs in Kenya

Hospitality Company Chief Finance Officer Jobs in Kenya


  • Our client is a global hospitality company and they seek to hire  a seasoned Chief Financial Officer to provide direction for financial operations of the company to join their team in Nairobi

    Key Roles and Responsibilities

    • Planning: Preparation of annual financial plan with key objective for all cost centers of the hotel.

    • Finance: Arrange and review external financing and ensure reports are forwarded as specified in the agreements. Management of internal finances by regular cash-flow, projections, business plans, petty cash reimbursements, control of debt collection, creditor’s payment as well as tax
    forecasting and payment.

    • Audits: Co-ordinate with external auditors for completion of statutory audits at the end of each fiscal year and submit the necessary legal returns and ensures any follow-up and implementation of audit recommendations.

    • Management and Administration: Ensure accurate, up-to-date accounting reports are produced as per policy.

    • Internal Controls: Ensure efficient and effective financial management and controls within the hotel. By personal spot checks, regularly review all internal controls and system and ensure they are updated, upgraded and implemented.

    • Legal Documents: Ensure proper review of all insurance policies and premiums. Ensure
    compliance with the laws pertaining to licenses within Kenya and the safe custody of the original documents thereof.

    • Assets: Ensure proper compilation and maintenance of an accurate assets register for the hotel. Ensure all assets are recorded on procurement, correctly depreciated and properly disposed as and when necessary.

    • Operating Equipment: Advise on the most appropriate equipment (e.g. computers, calculators, cash registers etc.) within the Finance department for efficient and optimum operations.

    • Personnel Management: Participation in the recruitment of the right caliber of personnel to efficiently operate
    the finance department and ensure proper supervision, effective motivation, proper discipline and continuous training.

    • General: Assist the General Manager and/or Director in any other duties relating to the hotel that may be assigned from time to time.

    Skills and Qualifications

    • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration

    • Professional Accountant Qualification in ACCA/ACA/ CPA-K

    • At least 10 years of senior level experience preferably in the hospitality industry

    • Accounting and Financial Principles – Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and their proper application to hotels and general business transactions.

    • Knowledge of database and accounting computer application systems to supply the most
    accurate financial information.

    • Ability to establish and maintain strong banking, insurance, and supplier relationships in an effort to provide the company with the most effective and least costly services.

    • Must possess excellent leadership skills with the ability to effectively manage subordinate
    executives and managers in various roles and responsibilities.

    • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    • Must have sharp business acumen with a firm understanding of critical success factors for
    operating a profitable, growing and highly complex five star hotel.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Hospitality Company Chief Finance Officer Jobs in Kenya

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