Chief Finance Officer


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The Chief Financial Officer will direct and oversee the financial activities of the corporation, direct the preparation of current financial reports and summaries, and create forecasts predicting future growth.


  • Assist in formulating the company's future direction and supporting tactical initiatives
  • Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans
  • Develop and implement financial and tax strategies
  • Develop and implement financial policies, procedures and systems
  • Manage the capital request and budgeting processes
  • Develop performance measures and monitoring systems that support the company's strategic direction
  • Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management team
  • Manage the accounting, legal, tax, and treasury departments in collaboration with Management team
  • Manage any third parties to which accounting or finance functions have been outsourced
  • Setup and Oversee the company's transaction processing and accounting systems
  • Implement operational best practices
  • Oversee employee benefit plans, with particular emphasis on maximizing a cost-effective benefits package
  • Oversee the issuance of financial information Personally review and approve all filings with local authorities
  • Preparation of financial reports
  • Report financial results to the board of directors
  • Develop and implement a risk management system.
  • Monitor all open legal issues involving the company, and legal issues affecting the industry
  • Construct, implement and monitor reliable control systems
  • Maintain appropriate insurance coverage
  • Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements
  • Ensure that record keeping meets the internal, audit and regulatory requirements
  • Report risk issues to the board of directors
  • Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations
  • Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts
  • Manage Foreign exchange risk
  • Arrange for debt financing and equity financing
  • Maintain banking relationships.
  • In depth knowledge of shipping and corporate clearing and forwarding business
  • Previous experience in financial management with a Shipping line

Education and Qualifications

  • CPA is a strong advantage
  • BSc/BA in Accounting, Finance or relevant field; MSc/MBA is a plus


  • In depth knowledge of corporate financial law and risk management practices
  • Proven experience of minimum 5-7 years as CFO, Finance manager, Finance Officer, or relevant role.
  • Strong knowledge of IRFS reporting
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office and financial management software (e.g. EXACT, SAP, TALLY, Quickbooks)
  • Ability to strategize and solve problems
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • An analytical mind, comfortable with numbers
  • Previous experience dealing with Revenue Authorities and other logistics industry regulatory bodies
  • Kenyan Nationality
  • Fluent in English and Swahili

Reporting To

Chief Executive Officer




Logistics & Operations: 7 Years