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"Our client owns 10 luxury suites, located in a conservancy on the border of the Masai Mara National Reserve.

They are looking for a Lodge Manager to help in management of the lodge."

Lodge Manager

Group Financial Controller

Job Ref: DP/GFC/6

Our client Direct Pay Online, is the leading online payment company across the continent who serves the travel, tourism and hospitality sector (with more sectors in the pipeline). They are leaders in technology, innovation, responsibility and leadership. Their company culture is modern and inspired. They are purveyors of advancing technology. 

They are looking for Group Financial Controller. The incumbent will be based in their headquarters in Nairobi. 

Main Duties and Responsibilities (How) include:

  • Oversee all company accounts and investments
  • Create monthly and annual reports to identify results, trends, and financial forecasts
  • Manage cash flow by tracking transactions and regularly reviewing internal reports
  • Supervise and manage financial department staff, including accountants and financial assistants
  • Motivate and lead finance team members by clarifying roles and providing helpful feedback
  • Suggest updates and improvements for accounting systems, including payroll and invoicing
  • Ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed, and reported
  • Establish and implement financial reporting systems to comply with government regulations and legislation
  • Collaborate with auditing services to ensure proper compliance with all regulations
  • Develop budgets and financial plans for the company based on research and data reports
  • Review all financial plans and budgets regularly to look for cost reduction opportunities
  • Examine all financial reports and data closely to check for discrepancies
  • Create systems to prevent errors in data collection and calculations
  • Report to the CFO with timely and accurate financial information
  • Assist the CFO in presenting reports to senior executives, stakeholders, and board members

Person Specification, qualifications and skills

  • Qualified chartered accountant with 4-10 years’ experience, 6 of which have been in a leadership capacity
  • Corporate Experience in a fast paced dynamic environment
  • Multinational (African) experience will be an added advantage
  • Proven leadership experience in managing and building a high performance team culture is essential
  • Experience developing and managing operating budgets, cash flows and capital expenditure
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across an organisation
  •  Strong interpersonal and judgment skills will be required to influence internal and external constituents
  • Proactive/self-starter


An attractive salary is on offer dependent on skills, qualifications and experience

All documentation is to be emailed to, quoting the Job Reference in the subject header of your mail.

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