Finance Manager Job, Latest Finance Jobs Kenya 2021, 

Job Reference: Finance Manager. (1 Post) Ref No: FM/Nssl/2021

Reports to:       The Chief Executive Officer

Functional Purpose

To raise funds, make gainful investment and ensure efficient utilization of funds in financing Nawiri’s growth and operations.

Work Objectives

  • Investment Decisions– take the lead in deciding where to invest Nawiri funds in line with the Asset-Liability Management Policy and Risk Management Framework.
  • Financing Decisions– take charge of raising funds to finance Nawiri’s investments and operations.
  • Dividend Decisions– to advise the CEO and the Board on dividend rate and the best way to appropriate profits made during the year between members and Nawiri.
  • Liquidity Decisions– to ensure that Nawiri is Liquid and that there is enough money to meet long and short-term maturing obligations.

Key Job Skills

  • Integrity and Honesty
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Excellent persuasion, and networking skill
  • High Performance and delivery of targeted goals
  • Decisiveness and quick judgment skill
  • Excellence business writing skill
  • Market knowledge and Research
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Internal motivation, positivity, proactivity and taking initiative
  • Training, mentor and coaching skills
  • Capability to work in a team


Leadership, Management and Decision Making

  • Develop and implement Finance Department’s Strategy and annual workplans.
  • Implement and maintain an up-to-date financial management policy and procedures manual.
  • Lead in Nawiri’s budgetary planning processes.
  • Oversee, review, and adhere to the budgets for each business Line and department.
  • Build and evolve a culture of integrity and performance within F&A department, promoting and living the prescribed corporate values.
  • Ensure that all of the Nawiri’s financial practices are in line in statutory regulations and legislation.
  • Supervision of the internal management control team and assistance with setting up new standards and regulations.
  • Liaise with Risk and Internal Audit to develop an internal control environment that safeguards Nawiri assets.
  • Your part of the team that define corporate strategy (and operational structure).
  • Leading in financial communication and the relationship with shareholders and investors.
  • Supervising legal and tax affairs.
  • Implement methods and practices to minimize financial risks.
  • Any other duty that may be allocated to you by the CEO and or the Board of Directors.

Financial information and banking relationships

  • Management of financial transactions.
  • Management of cash and financing and third-party relationships including Bankers.
  • Supervision and approval of Nawiri management control: planning, budgets, and reporting.
  • Contribution to improvement or introduction of management information systems.


  • Production of Nawiri branches and consolidated financial accounts – responsible for compliance and accuracy.
  • Monitor cash flow, accounts, and other financial transactions.
  • Management of accountants, assistants and other employees in the finance and accounting department responsible for the day-to-day operations, including tracking financial data, invoicing, payroll, etc.
  • Prepare official reports on a monthly and annual basis.
  • Management of the Accounting department and the Team.

Personnel – People Management/Health, Safety, and Wellness

  • Ensuring that Finance and Accounting (F&A) Human Resources of Nawiri is effectively managed in terms of selection and recruitment, capacity development, incentives and motivation, disciplines in line with Human Resource strategy of the SACCO.
  • Understand and implement Nawiri leadership responsibilities and accountabilities across Finance and Accounting.
  • Supervise and support business Unit managers to deliver on annual business development targets.
  • You will train, mentor and coach Nawiri staff to ensure they acquire sufficient capacity to execute business growth plans.
  • Ensure understanding and compliance to relevant occupational health and safety obligations. Ensure health, safety and wellness initiatives are supported and that relevant policies are understood, followed and implemented by all F&A employees.
  • Engage and give back to communities we operate in, in terms of Nawiri Corporate and Social Responsibility Values.

Skills and Experience

  • More than 5 years experience in a busy financial management role
  • Experience of working in financial services and investment sector
  • Strong customer relationship management skills
  • Collegiate working style with strong management capability
  • Ability to drive fundraising, investment decisions and organizational results


  • Must be a holder of business-related degree from a recognized university.
  • Be a qualified Accountant and a member of ICPAK.
  • A Diploma in Banking or Co-operative Management will be an added advantage.
  • Must be proficient in digital working tools.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send their applications accompanied by a detailed CV and copies of relevant certificates, testimonials and valid Certificate of Good Conduct to [email protected] below quoting the Job Reference Number to reach by 5pm on 17th September 2021 or they can address as below quoting the Job Reference Number on the sealed envelope.



P. O BOX 400-60100


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