NHIF Director, Financial Services Jobs in Kenya

NHIF Director, Financial Services Jobs in Kenya


  • Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the successful candidate will establish, maintain and provide leadership on sound financial management to include budget, investments and liabilities.

    Job Profile

    Leadership and Advisory

    • Lead and develop a team of finance professionals within the finance directorate.

    • Lead in the development and management of the ERP finance and accounting system

    • Oversight general program activities inventory management, staff advances, cash and bank management.

    • Provide technical advice to management and staff on financial compliance of statutory and legal requirements.

    • Oversee the interpretation and implementation of government policies in accordance with the PFM Act.

    • Lead and coordinate tax returns to ensure compliances, information reporting and other statutory requirements and advise the CEO and the Board on effective strategies for minimizing tax liability;

    • Interpret financial reports, statements, accounting records and advice the CEO on the significance of the same.

    • Oversee timely preparation of annual work plans and budget estimates.

    • Lead in presenting proposed budgets to the Board, Treasury Officials and Donor Agencies as appropriate.

    Financial Policies and Systems

    • Develop and install effective financial management systems and procedures to improve financial reporting and accounting in collection of member contributions.

    • Establish stringent expenditure control ensuring that budgetary allocations are not exceeded without justifiable cause;

    • Develop and implement computerized financial information systems to include general ledger, job costing and fixed assets management register.

    Financial Monitoring and Tracking

    • Prepare financial statements and other reports to summarize current and projected financial position including healthcare providers’ account reconciliations.

    • Monitor and track the utilization of capital and operational expenditure against approved plans.

    • Coordinate and monitor the
    NHIF’s investment of surplus funds and implement effective strategies for managing working capital and expenditure programs;

    • Manage the cash flow and funding for smooth operations.

    Key Competences

    • Risk Management skills to understand the source of risk, evaluate and their mitigation.

    • Ability to assess and facilitate change

    • Takes critical and methodical approach when problem solving

    • Leads others, manages resources and delegates effectively

    • Methodical approach to problem-solving.

    • Business skills to understand business operations and ethical issues

    • Strong interpersonal and communication

    • Stakeholder management.

    The ideal candidate should possess the following:

    • A Bachelors with a Master’s Degree in any of the following fields; Accounting, Business, Finance, or Economics from a recognized university;

    • A CPA (K), or ACCA (UK), or CFA and a member in good standing of a professional body.

    • Minimum twelve (12) years’ relevant work experience, four (4) of which is in a managerial role.

    • Experienced in leading through coaching, mentoring a team of staff with a deep understanding of business
    operations in healthcare sector

    • Ability to create and manage strong relationships with both internal and external customers

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; NHIF Director, Financial Services Jobs in Kenya


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