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Kuku Foods Kenya Ltd, the KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken) Franchisee in Kenya, is a rapidly growing company, currently operating twenty-two (22) restaurants in Kenya.  An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Finance Controller, reporting to the Chief Finance Officer.  We are looking for a dynamic professional with a positive can-do attitude to join our team.

The Person

  • Inspirational leader
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Specific Job Tasks


  • Manage the Company’s financial accounting, monitoring and reporting systems
  • Preparation of management reports including Balance Sheet, P&L, cash flows with variance explanations and Store Income Statements to specific deadlines
  • Accurate periodic financial management reporting including scenario modelling and analytics of the financial performance to shareholders, senior management and others
  • Researching and reporting on factors influencing business performance
  • Planning and preparation of the annual statement of accounts, including liaising with the external auditors as appropriate

Risk Management

  • Develop financial management mechanisms that minimize financial risk
  • Ensure that company internal controls and processes are developed, implemented and maintained in the company
  • Ensure that tight financial controls and processes are developed, implemented and maintained in the company
  • Ensure adequate insurance cover for all company assets

Treasury & Working Capital Management

  • Take ultimate responsibility for the company cash management policies
  • Managing bank balances and payment structures
  • Monitoring and payment of creditors; vetting and authorization of disbursements
  • Approve all payments for the Group

Budgeting & Planning

  • Preparation and monitoring of company annual budget and reporting
  • Liaise with senior teams to grow the business, formulate strategies and plans
  • Contribute fully to the development of company strategy across all areas of the business, challenging assumptions and decision-making as appropriate and providing financial analysis
  • Monitoring and interpreting cash flows and predicting future trends

Taxation & Compliance

  • Keep abreast of changes in financial regulations and legislation
  • Ensure that legal, regulatory, statutory and tax requirements are adhered to and ensure prompt preparation of statutory returns


  • Review work outputs of the Accounting team
  • Review of financial reports produced by the Accounting team
  • Ensure continuous professional development of Accounting team through training, mentoring and coaching
  • Develop external business relationships with appropriate contacts


  • University degree
  • Professional qualification eg CPA, ACCA, CFA
  • At least 7 years’ progressive experience in a busy FMCG, Manufacturing or Audit environment
  • Proficient in accounting systems and software
  • Working knowledge of professional accounting standards and ethics
  • Good understanding of all tax matters including PAYE, Import tax, Excise tax, Corporation tax etc

How To Apply

Please send your application letter and CV to by 23rd October 2020, indicating the Job Title as the Subject. 

Successful applicants will be notified via email and telephone. 

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