Finance Director for an international company in the Automotive Sector – Nairobi, Kenya

Summit Recruitment and Search Africa is a leading Recruitment and Executive Search agency head quartered in Kenya providing outstanding talent to a wide range of companies and NGO’s in various business sectors across Africa.

Our client, an international Automotive company operating in Kenya, is looking for a hands on for its office in Nairobi. The successful candidate, will be responsible for managing the accounting team, producing accurate financial reports, and ensuring compliance with local regulations. The ideal candidate will have strong analytical skills, excellent attention to detail, and be able to effectively communicate financial information to both internal and external stakeholders. Previous experience in the Automotive sector is an added advantage.

Key Requirements:

  • Oversee the financial operations of the business
  • Preparation of the budget and analysis of deviations
  • Monitoring of the company’s accounting process
  • Supervision of treasury operations
  • Negotiation of transactions with the banks
  • Definition and implementation of procedures and methods of internal control
  • Management of repatriation of capital
  • Monitoring of external audits
  • Daily control of human resources and IT department


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field; Master’s degree preferred
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Chartered Accountant (CA) certification preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in accounting, finance, or related field, including experience in a managerial role
  • Strong analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent attention to detail, organizational, and time management skills
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel and accounting software

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Salary: Negotiable depending on experience.
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Career Level: Senior Management Level
Job Type: Full Time
Deadline for applications: 20/09/2023