Summit Recruitment and search – Finance Director.

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Key Requirements:

  • Conduct Internal audit of the company on a quarterly or half yearly basis as agreed with the management
  • Review the risk matrix of the company if any, otherwise identify significant risks and also review the mitigating controls
  • Review IFRS for SMEs guidelines and ensure the companies adhere to the requirements
  • Review the Capex and Opex budgets
  • Review budget vs actual prepared by the local accountant and any significant variances are reported to the board
  • Review the cash flows of the company
  • Review the best possible approach in maximizing the benefits to the shareholders
  • Ensure that all the necessary statutory returns such as monthly VAT, PAYE, NHIF and NSSF returns are filed as per statutory timelines
  • Liaise with the statutory auditors during the course of the annual audit and ensure all information is provided on a timely manner and audit is concluded in time to avoid any late filing penalties
  • Review and submit monthly financial reports as required by management. These reports are prepared by the local accountants and it would be reviewed by the Finance and Internal audit director
  • Coordinate with the respective tax authorities during in depth audits in liasion with the Statutory auditor and and tax agent


  • Bachelors Degree in a relevant subject
  • Must be ACCA/CPAK certified
  • Minimum 15 years of experience in a Financial senior role
  • Must have East African or African experience
  • Able to appreciate the transactional aspect of financial accounting
  • A strong ‘all-rounder’ in finance and change leadership
  • A strategic and analytical thinker with strong project management skills
  • Very strong communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills and the ability to garner respect at all levels
  • Commercially astute with a strong business acumen
  • Proactive and have the ability to come up with finanical decisions without supervision

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