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General Manager, Finance & Administration Job Vacancy at Kenya Investment Authority

  • Experience Required:12 Years
  • Total Positions:1
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Job Category: Management
  • Minimum Education: Degree
  • Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Posted on: August 8, 2023
  • Last Date: August 30, 2023

Job Description

Kenya Investment Authority (KenInvest) is a State Corporation whose mandate is to promote and
facilitate private investment by both domestic and international investors. The Authority is seeking to
recruit a suitable candidate for the position of General Manager, Finance & Administration.

Job purpose
Reporting to the Managing Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing strategic
financial advice, oversee and lead annual budgeting and planning process in conjunction with the
Managing Director; administer and review all financial plans and budgets; monitor progress and changes;
and keep senior leadership team abreast of the organization's financial status. He/She will also manage
organizational cash flow and forecasting and further ensure optimal utilization and management of the
Authority’s resources in functional areas of Finance, Human Resource & Administration in order to
achieve strategic objectives of the Department.

Duties and Responsibilities
i. Implementing finance and human resources policies, regulations and strategies by ensuring
effective and efficient utilization of finance and human resource in the Authority;
ii. Designing, developing and monitoring implementation of internal financial control measures and
systems to safe guard the property and assets of the Authority;
iii. Carrying out Financial and Resource planning for the Authority including maintenance of
financial records as well as preparation of Statutory accounts;
iv. Developing and managing the recruitment function, welfare of the Authority and other incentive
schemes such as medical, employee insurance and other health and safety requirements;
v. Regular reviewing of remuneration policy and structure, analyzing the staffing levels and advicing
as appropriate on succession planning;
vi. Overseeing the professional development training program for staff and ensuring completion of
annual performance appraisals;
vii. Providing appropriate guidance on the interpretation and implementation of financial and human
resource regulations;
viii. Preparing, designing and maintaining a proper accounting and financial system;
ix. Overseeing the preparation of the core budget, providing technical support and advising line
managers on budgeting, budget implementation and monitoring;
x. Overseeing procurement, safeguarding and maintenance of assets of the Authority; and
xi. Overseeing staff assigned to the Authority and supporting Management committees as may be

Requirements for appointment
i. Have a Master’s degree specializing in Finance/Accounts, Business Administration &
Management or any other equivalent and relevant field from a recognized Institution.
ii. Have a Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounts, BCom (Finance/Accounts option) or any
equivalent and other relevant field from a recognized Institution.
iii. Have at least twelve (12) years of experience five (5) of which must be in senior management in
the public service or in a large and reputable organization in the private sector.
iv. Demonstrate results in work performance and ability to work with multigenerational staff.
v. Be a Member in GOOD standing of a relevant Professional Body.
vi. Be a Certified Public Accountant (K) or Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
or equivalent and relevant.
vii. Leadership Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.

Key Competences
1. Possess good oral and written communication skills including report writing;
2. Demonstrate a high degree of professionalism and competence in the work performance;
3. Strong resource mobilization skills with local and international development partners;
4. Be IT proficient, analytical thinker and attention to detail;
5. Ability to work under pressure, prioritize and multi-task;
6. Have Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, high leadership qualities, negotiation and
personnel management skills; and
7. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.

Compliance with Chapter 6 of the Kenyan Constitution
Successful candidate shall be required to meet the following compliance requirements and present
them before engagement:
a. A Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;
b. A Compliance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
c. A Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority;
d. A Clearance Certificate from the Ethics & Anti-corruption Authority (EACC); and
e. A Clearance Certificate from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Skills Required

Interpersonal Skills
Communication Skills

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