Recruitment Matters Africa Chief Finance Officer Jobs in Kenya

Recruitment Matters Africa Chief Finance Officer Jobs in Kenya

  • Our Client is looking for a Chief Finance Officer to join their team based in Kenya, you will be reporting directly to the CFO.

    Role Description

  • Deeply understand key aspects of the company such as who their customers are, their unique position in the African insurance market, their 5-year plan, all aspects of company performance and key levers on their business model

  • Improve, update, and communicate a 5-year model for the companys growth, including flagging the key strategic decisions that need to be made and participating in making them

  • Partner with their president during key fundraising periods to ensure that they communicate clearly and transparently on our companies current and future performance

  • Prepare and accurately report on the companys short-term and long-term results and performance to the Leadership team, investors, and the Board to international standards

  • Increase knowledge across the company of the MC unit economics, enhancing the current model if required.

  • Further, develop a similar model for individual services they are considering adding.

  • Use data (both internal and external) to input into and influence strategic decision making

  • Ensure strong cashflow planning and clear budgeting processes are in place and well adhered to including managing debt repayments

  • Design and manage an efficient and motivated finance department that is able to rapidly scale, this includes considering things such as team size and skills, IT systems, reporting tools, and timelines, compliance, and controls

  • Continually review the companys core finance activities/operations/numbers and determine the changes needed – develop and drive plans on items such as:

  • Financial accounting (including bookkeeping, audit, compliance)

  • Management reporting, performance

    Finance IT systems

  • Tax, company capital structure (debt and equity structures), risk management

  • Financial planning, budgeting, analysis
    Capital asset expenditures and management

  • Intercompany relationship (pricing, loans, etc) between Mauritius parent and KE entity

  • Manage the relationship between the company and relevant local revenue authorities (KRA)

  • Lead on increasing operational efficiencies and taking advantage of areas for cost reductions

  • Manage/Improve corporate finance / governance functions. This includes strengthening relationships with auditors and ensuring they meet all obligations to various financing partners

    Key Skills

  • Previous experience as the CFO at a business that was PE/VC funded, and that was growing quickly, is required Built and managed large reliable finance teams

  • Previous experience in the insurance industry, preferably in a finance or operations role is a plus

  • Having raised venture capital, guided a company through an exit, or lead a merger/acquisition is a plus

  • Experience in emerging markets is a plus

    Required Skills

  • 10 Years of Experience


  • Qualified articled or professional accountant, i.e., CPA (K), ACCA, CA, etc. An MBA or Master Degree in a relevant field

    How to Apply

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