Workforce Africa

Finance and Operations Manager at Workforce Africa

July 11, 2024

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Job Description

About the job

  • As the Head of Finance & Operations you will hold a pivotal role in leading and overseeing various critical functions within the organization.


  • Building and developing a first-class finance and operations team
  • Being a key member of the Management Team
  • Integrity of all financial records and reporting
  • Financial and management accounting, budgeting, planning, pricing, commercial contracts, and unit economics
  • Preparation and presentation of Board Reports
  • Audits; both statutory and regulatory
  • Being a Business Partner to all members of the Management Team
  • All treasury activities for the Bank
  • Liquidity and Capital management
  • Chairing the Bank’s ALCO
  • Regulatory reporting
  • The integrity of all records and data in the core banking platform
  • Ownership and oversight of Settlement and Reconciliation
  • The Bank’s operational processes
  • Operational risk management
  • Ensuring AML and KYC requirements are at all times met
  • Managing operational vendor relationships
  • As a digital bank, ensure optimal operational efficiency
  • The role-holder must be approved by the CBK

Qualifications and Experience

  • An experienced banker from a finance and operations perspective
  • A minimum of seven years banking experience in a senior management role
  • Fintech/digital banking management experience IS A MUST
  • A thorough understanding of banking regulations in Kenya
  • Very hands-on as this is effectively a start-up
  • Good knowledge of payment systems
  • A great leader
  • Well-respected in the market with the ability to win and foster important stakeholder relationships.
  • Experience of reporting to and managing a Board
  • Comfortable working in a matrix structure
  • A collegiate working style, while working with a Team located across the world in many different time zones.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Workforce Africa on to apply