Mhasibu Housing Finance and Administration Officer Jobs in Kenya

Mhasibu Housing Finance and Administration Officer Jobs in Kenya

Main purpose of the role:

Reporting to the General Manager and the Finance Director, the Finance and Administration Officer is responsible for planning, organizing and directing the financial affairs of MHCL with an aim of ensuring fiscal discipline and providing financial stewardship to the Company in line with the strategic plans, shared values and policies.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Establishment and implementation of departmental strategies, systems, processes, procedures and policy formulation.
  • Maintenance, preparation and updating of the books of accounts.
  • Ensure timely preparation of periodic financial reports and statements.
  • Ensure statutory and internal audits of the Company.
  • Manage human resources and other resources in the department.
  • Provide leadership in performance management, employee development, talent management and building a work environment that drives high performance and employee satisfaction in the department.
  • Set financial objectives consistent with the policies and strategies of the Company.
  • Formulation, preparation, Coordination and monitoring of the Company’s budgets.
  • Manage the Company budget to ensure efficacy and attainment of set targets.
  • Ensure compliance with statutory requirements, policies, strategies, procedures, standards, contracts and agreements entere into by the Company.
  • Prepare financial reports to management, Board of Directors and shareholders.
  • Attend, when required, and Coordinate the preparation of Board papers
  • Facilitate and coordinate activities of the Finance Committee.
  • Advise the management and Board
    on finance issues.
  • Liaise with other departments in the implementation of Company projects
  • Review and pre-authorize all payments from the Company
  • Ensure timely collection of receivables
    Monitoring the cash flow position of the Company.
  • Ensures that bank reconciliations are prepared on monthly basis.
  • Preparation of payroll for Mhasibu Housing staff and the directors’ allowances
  • Carry out any other relevant duty as assigned by immediate supervisor and the Board.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in Finance or business-related field such as Commerce, Accounting, Management or Economics from a recognized University.
  • Professional Accountancy qualification – CPA or ACCA.
  • At least 8 years’ experience with 3 years in a managerial or supervisory position.
  • Member of a professional body – ICPAK/ACCA.
  • Experience in project accounting is an added advantage.
  • Experience in working in the real estate sector, is an added advantage.

    Personal Attributes

  • Be honest and trustworthy
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership and management skills
  • Negotiations skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision


  • Computerised accounting
  • Knowledge of accounting systems

    How to Apply

    All applications, copies of certificates, relevant testimonials, detailed curriculum vitae, current salary and expected salary to be sent to outlining the job title as the subject matter to be received on or before 16th November 2018.

    Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted and Manual applications will not be accepted.

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