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Kenya: Chief Financial Officer

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: Samuel Hall
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 15 Jul 2017

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will be part of the Senior Management Team, will report to the Directors and assume a strategic role in the overall management of the company.

The CFO will have primary day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial related activities of the company. This will include direct responsibility for accounting, finance, forecasting, strategic planning, budgeting, contract negotiations, partnership compliance, private and institutional financing.

He/She is responsible for directing the financial functions of the company to support its strategic growth objectives, in accordance with international and national financial management techniques and practices. Supervisory

Responsibility: This position is responsible for the direct supervision of all finance staff in the organization's offices, and as such will require up to 30% of travel to Afghanistan, Somalia and Dubai, as well as Germany. All management roles within Samuel Hall require flexibility of working hours as well as travel being a central part of the role.

Vacancy Requirements:

Applicants will need to possess and demonstrate the following qualifications:

  • BS in Accounting or Finance, MBA highly desirable
  • 10+ years in responsible financial leadership roles
  • Proficiency in Xero
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Strong English reporting skills

And the following core competencies and transferable skills:

  • Financial Management
  • Leadership
  • Strategic thinking and financial forecasting
  • Accounting capacity
  • Business Acumen
  • Communication Proficiency and strong interpersonal skills
  • Ethical conduct
  • Performance Management
  • Personal Credibility/effectiveness
  • Problem Solving/Analysis

How to apply:

Each application should be sent to entailing the following: • Subject Line: Full name of Applicant – Application CFO • Up-to-date CV, • Cover Letter (not more than 2 pages) outlining the qualifications and providing details on all mentioned vacancy requirements • Copies of all diplomas and certifications • Support letters from three references

Only complete applications will be considered, and applications with generic cover letters will not be short-listed. More on the vacancy, visit

Samuel Hall is an equal employer and encourages everyone to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted