Finance Manager Jobs Kakamega Water & Sanitation Company


This will be an officer working under the Technical Manager .This will be key personnel in the company who will functionally and administratively to the Managing Director.

Responsibilities for the Commercial & Finance Manager Job

  • Formulation and implementation of sound financial and accounting policies and procedures;
  • Coordinating budgeting, budget preparation, and budget control procedures; Managing budgets; and arranging new sources of finance for a company’s debt facilities;
  • Liaison with both internal and external auditors to ensure monitoring and financial controls
  • Develop financial controls and procedures to ensure financial discipline;
  • Effective management of recurrent and capital budgets;
  • Preparation, analysis interpretation and implementation of annual performance contracts and strategic plans and issue reports on variances;
  • Responsible for preparation of long term plans, periodic forecasts, and cash flow projections viii. Ensuring effective and functional financial controls systems; financial management mechanisms that minimize financial risk.
  • Ensuring provision of comprehensive commercial information systems, including up to date customer database to achieve the overall water supply revenue objectives;
  • Ensuring timely, complete and accurate reading of meters and billing of services and collection xi. Formulation and implementation commercial strategies aiming to accelerate growth, improve water supply revenue, collection and utilization;
  • Analyze business’ financial and general operating information to identify trends and opportunities for investment/development;
  • Review investment proposals to determine their viability;
  • Providing and interpreting financial information; and Keeping abreast with changes in financial regulations and legislation.
  • Monitoring and interpreting cash flows and predicting future trends;
  • Conducting reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities;
  • Monitor performance of commercial activities using key metrics and prepare reports for senior management
  • Identification and procurement of resources required by the Company xix. Develop and manage the company’s payroll system
  • Control the formulation, interpretation and application of ICT policies, procedures, rules and regulations
  • Build and maintain profitable partnerships with key stakeholders

Commercial & Finance Manager Job Qualifications

  • MSc Business Administration, MSc Project Management or Master’s in Business Management/Administration plus additional qualification in Management or any other relevant field from a recognized university will be preferred;
  • Bachelor of Commerce degree in Finance, Accounting or its equivalent
  • Holder of CPA K, or equivalent from a recognized body
  • Must be a member of ICPAK
  • Proficiency in accounting packages including sulis MIS, pastel
  • Have attended training in management;
  • Conversant with donor reporting requirements
  • Seven (7) year experience, five (5) of which should be at senior management
  • Prior experience in managing a large organization/busy environment
  • Possess excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills

How to Apply

All applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed Curriculum Vitae, Academic and Professional certificates, Testimonials, National Identity card or Passport, and any other supporting documents. The positions applied for should be indicated on top of the envelope. Applications should be submitted to: THE SECRETARIAT BOARD OF DIRECTORS KAKAMEGA COUNTY WATER AND SANITATION COMPANY P.O. BOX 1189-50100 KAKAMEGA Hand delivered applications can be submitted at the company headquarters, Kakamega Water and Sanitation Company, Kefinco House, off Kakamega Kisumu road, behind Barclays bank