Finance Officer Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Kamel Park Hotel

Job Description
Kamel Park Hotel is a tranquil retreat for travelers on business or leisure, offering the ideal place to break the journey for those passing through Kisii.

Reporting to: General Manager

Overall Purpose

We are looking for a reliable Finance Manager that will analyze every day financial activities and subsequently provide advice and guidance to upper management on future financial plans. To be successful in this role, you should have experience crafting financial strategies and managing accounting teams.
The goal is to enable the company’s leaders to make sound business decisions and meet the company’s objectives.

Roles and Responsibilities: (Key duties)

Ensure timely preparation of management and financial accounts/reports as per the set policies
Ensure timely monthly payroll processing, NHIF, PAYE on set deadlines
Preparation of tax computation and submission of monthly, quarterly and annual returns (includes VAT, Corporate Tax, Withholding tax)
Oversee Stocks Management by getting all reconciliations (daily, monthly)
Advising the Management on the financial strength of the Hotel
Training of new and existing staff for career development
Motivating and providing direction to the staff in the department
Forecast monthly, quarterly and annual results
Approve or reject budgets
Conduct risk management
Supervise a team of Accountants
Allocate resources and manage cash flows
Conduct profit and cost analyses
Develop secure procedures to maintain confidential information
Ensure all accounting activities and internal audits comply with financial regulations
Consult board members about funding options
Recommend cost-reducing solutions
Any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.

Education, Experience and Knowledge: (Hospitality Industry)

Academic Qualification

BSc/BA in Accounting, Finance or relevant field
MSc/MBA or relevant certification (e.g. CFA/CPA) is a plus
Membership with ICPAK required


Proven work experience as a Finance Manager, Head of Finance or similar role with 7 years’ experience, 4 years to be in leadership position
In-depth understanding of cash flow management, bank reconciliation and bookkeeping
Hands-on experience with budgeting and risk management
Proficiency in accounting software

Personal Attributes

Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting models
Solid analytical and decision-making skills
Leadership abilities

Disclaimer: The job description is not the exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties and responsibilities associated with the position.

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