Accounting, Auditing and Finance

Career Vacancies at Summit Recruitment and Search

Career Vacancies at Summit Recruitment and Search

Career Vacancies at Summit Recruitment and Search,

Career Vacancies at Summit Recruitment and Search

Summit Recruitment & Search was established in 2009 to address the recruitment, mass recruitment, executive search, outsourcing and training needs of companies based in Kenya or wanting to enter the Kenyan, East African, South African and African market. We have a leading proven track record in our field in South Africa, Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Rwan…

Finance Director

Key Requirements:

  • Conduct Internal audit of the company on a quarterly or half yearly basis as agreed with the management
  • Review the risk matrix of the company if any, otherwise identify significant risks and also review the mitigating controls
  • Review IFRS for SMEs guidelines and ensure the companies adhere to the requirements
  • Review the Capex and Opex budgets
  • Review budget vs actual prepared by the local accountant and any significant variances are reported to the board
  • Review the cash flows of the company
  • Review the best possible approach in maximizing the benefits to the shareholders
  • Ensure that all the necessary statutory returns such as monthly VAT, PAYE, NHIF and NSSF returns are filed as per statutory timelines
  • Liaise with the statutory auditors during the course of the annual audit and ensure all information is provided on a timely manner and audit is concluded in time to avoid any late filing penalties
  • Review and submit monthly financial reports as required by management. These reports are prepared by the local accountants and it would be reviewed by the Finance and Internal audit director
  • Coordinate with the respective tax authorities during in depth audits in liasion with the Statutory auditor and and tax agent


  • Bachelors Degree in a relevant subject
  • Must be ACCA/CPAK certified
  • Minimum 15 years of experience in a Financial senior role
  • Must have East African or African experience
  • Able to appreciate the transactional aspect of financial accounting
  • A strong ‘all-rounder’ in finance and change leadership
  • A strategic and analytical thinker with strong project management skills
  • Very strong communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills and the ability to garner respect at all levels
  • Commercially astute with a strong business acumen
  • Proactive and have the ability to come up with finanical decisions without supervision

HR Administrator

Key Requirements:

  • Managing the full Recruitment process
  • Responsible for the onboarding process
  • Monitoring contractor and service provider agreements, initiating extensions and filing.
  • Custodian of all HR administration and document control of all aspects of the employee lifecycle from on-boarding to exit.
  • Monthly Payroll administration and processing together with the relevant payroll provider and Finance team.
  • Monitoring and alignment of all employee benefits, adding/removing employees and renewing service providers contracts
  • Monitoring visas renewals and updating the relevant house office upon employee exit and supporting visa applications where required.
  • Monitor compliance in relation to employee data and HR information.
  • Reviewing and updating policies together with the Senior HR Manager
  • Annual appraisal and salary review process administration, which includes collating outputs, updating the HRIS and generating letters.
  • Provide administration and coordination support for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives
  • Supporting the implementation of HR initiatives together with the Senior HR Manager
  • Co-ordinating, tracking and reporting on group training and development initiatives.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree or relevant equivalent qualification
  • Strong administrative background with demonstrated organisational skills.
  • 2-3 years generalist HR experience, including recruitment and payroll (essential)
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • High attention to detail and accuracy while managing and prioritising tasks
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong communication and report writing skills.
  • Ability to operate with discretion when undertaking confidential tasks
  • Experience working in HRIS systems and Sharepoint
  • Experience in the financial or professional services industry advantageous
  • Experience working within an international organisation.

How to apply

Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

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