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Chief Financial Officer

  • Post-graduate education
  • Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Financial Services : In its efforts to encourage the creation of strong and efficient capital markets, the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED) provides an institutional umbrella for banks, insurance companies, property owning and management companies and leasing companies in East Africa and South Asia. Many of these companies, including some which were founded as small self-help companies in the first half of this century have, over the years, developed into leading institutions quoted on national stock exchanges.


  1. To lead, manage and set standards for the finance and accounting team within the Jubilee organization across all markets in which the group operates.
  2. To support the CEO in the development of strategy with supporting budgets and business plans.
  3. Upgrading financial controlling and reporting standards in Jubilee whilst supporting the business to achieve targeted growth and profitability.
  4. Ensuring the financial stability of the organisation and solvency of the insurance subsidiaries, through accurate reporting, and developing standards of financial performance in the accounting and finance areas, including coordination with the internal and external actuary.
  5. Overseeing the investment management activities of JHL and its subsidiaries including active participation in the JHL Investment Committee.
  6. Delivery of timely and accurate financial reporting to internal and external stakeholders.
  7. Help to determine company policy and explain complex financial matters to other company executives, board directors, government officials, shareholders.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 7 years
Required skills: Budgeting, financial planning; Accounting; Financial reporting; Financial controlling; CPA certification
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Aga Khan Development Network

Education, academicCompany size: 1000+ people

The agencies of the AKDN are private, international, non-denominational development organisations. They work to improve the welfare and prospects of people in the developing world, particularly in Asia and Africa, without regard to faith, origin or gender. Its programmes are designed to bring a critical mass of economic, social and cultural activities to bear on a given area. Its projects encompass many of the determinants of the quality of life, including the natural and built environments in both urban and rural areas, food security, health, education, access to financial services and economic opportunity, as well as the cultural areas of traditional music, architecture and art. Some programmes, such as specific research, education and cultural programmes, span both the developed and developing worlds.