Summit Recruitment and search – Finance & Admin – Watamu, Kenya

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Our client, a unique property on the North Coast offering holistic stays to their guests are seeking to recruit a hands-on and driven Finance & Administrative personnel who will be responsible for all financials, inventory and human resource functions. The ideal candidate Must have a relevant bachelor’s degree and CPA K/ACCA Certified with at least 5 years of experience in both human resource and accounting functions preferably using QuickBooks online.

Key Requirements:

  • Complete a daily report on the financial health of the business.
  • Manage Payroll and submit statutory deductions i.e. NHIF, NSSF, PAYE.
  • Managing the monthly payments of VAT and Tourism Fund.
  • Produce monthly Management Reports.
  • Preparing monthly and annual budgets, cash flow forecasts with full analysis of business performance vs budgeted forecast.
  • Reconcile all bank and credit cards against the statements.
  • Management and payment of all accounts payable and all monthly, irregular, and annual payments and licenses.
  • Recording all purchases and maintaining bin cards and Excel records of existing stock.
  • Performing regular stock checks, monitoring inventory levels and replenishing stock as needed.
  • Producing regular food costings with actual food cost vs budget over specified periods of time.
  • Liaising and negotiating with vendors and suppliers to ensure the quality of stock purchases.
  • Improving and implementing better inventory control systems and practices
  • Generating purchase and pricing reports, supply chain analysis, and company insights.
  • Monitoring of company assets.
  • Preparation of contracts and maintain records of personnel-related data.
  • Assists in the full hiring process of employees.
  • Maintenance of staff information on file – computerized and paper
  • Employee Relations investigation, support with discipline and follow up.
  • Also responsible for contract changes and all employee termination procedures.
  • Ensure all hotel operations are compliant with all licensing laws, health and safety codes, labour laws, and other statutory regulations.
  • Develop employee training and development programs to provide staff with relevant training.
  • Coordinates the administration of employee safety, occupational health and security.
  • Monitor and improve staff wellbeing and performance and responsibility for staff bonding and morale boosting activities.


  • Must have a relevant bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or any other related Field.
  • Must be CPA (K) or ACCA Certified.
  • Must have 5 years and above working experience in a similar role.
  • Must be Proficient in using accounting systems, General Accounting skills and Computer skills especially excel (Pivot tables and nested functions.)
  • Must have knowledge of human resources processes and Kenya labour laws.
  • Driven and ambitious but also keen to learn.
  • Be a good team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Meticulous, Practical and Hands on.
  • Regular exercise routine and someone who sees that working in a health-resort is an advantage.