Commercial Officer at Innovex Solutions

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Innovex Solutions are a Kenyan-registered technology company that commenced operations in 2017. We spend our time developing and operating niche and disruptive software applications.

We are looking to fill the position of a Commercial Officer who will be responsible for critical support roles; finance, budgeting, reporting, admin + company secretarial, HR, procurement, contract mgmt., coordinating third parties (legal, audit, banks etc.)


  • Max 7 years’ experience with at least 2 – 3 years in a supervisory role (5+ team members), in a medium or large organization, with fairly complex operations (at least USD1M annual revenues, 60+ staff, 4+ countries of operation).
  • Undergraduate degree (minimum), and CPA / ACCA qualification.
  • Experience in use of accounting, budgeting, and HR applications, high level proficiency in use of MS Office applications
  • Experience in book-keeping, accounting, reconciliations, reporting (financial + mgmt.), budgeting (preparation, monitoring, updating, reporting) etc.
  • Good understanding of HR matters (recruitment, personnel mgmt., staff appraisal, exit mgmt. etc.).
  • Experience in general admin, and company secretary matters.
  • Good understanding of legal matters especially contractual matters, organizational set up, and HR.
  • Exposure working in/for countries and jurisdictions outside Kenya (especially other African countries) is an added advantage.
  • Experience in preparing regular and ad-hoc mgmt. reports e.g. activity reports, staff performance reports etc.
  • Proven understanding, experience and/or qualifications in the realm of IT (specifically software development) is an added advantage.
  • Experience in developing and tracking staff KPIs especially in relation to operations activities.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Solution oriented with a can-do attitude.
  • Ability to work well with others in a team, as well as team leadership.
  • Ability to manage fast-evolving business needs.
  • Customer-oriented (in this case internal business units) mindset.
  • Proven ability to solve problems in creative ways.
  • Proven ability to leverage defined processes in handling tasks, as well as develop (and continuously improve) said process.
  • Organized, able to multi-task and attention to detail.
  • Good and empathetic listener, and ability to build consensus and resolve conflict.
  • Flexible in terms of work hours (both office and home environment), but beyond standard work hours.

What You will do

You will be expected to lead / coordinate (hands-on approach) the Commercial Unit regard to the following (covering Kenya and operations in other countries);

  • Set up and operate the finance/accounting, budgeting, reporting, HR, and admin functions.
  • Competitively recruit, train, manage, appraise, junior staff, based on need, and in line with org structure.
  • Define and oversee implementation of SOPs, staff KPIs etc.
  • Recommend systems and applications for use in the running dept activities e.g. accounting, HR admin, and payroll systems, also responsible for their implementation and operation.
  • Provide technical input with regard to contract matters and set up of operations in other African countries.
  • Detailed review of invoices, reconciliations, and other financial records prepared by other units (notably operations)
  • Prepare timely, accurate, supported, and insightful reports (both regular and ad-hoc) covering finance, mgmt., budget, operational etc.
  • Responsible for liaison with external parties; banks, insurance companies, other statutory entities (company registrar, KRA, NSSF, NHIF, HELB etc.), also responsible for maintaining associated records.
  • Timely and appropriately resolve issues arising and escalate within the department or to other departments when required.
  • Make technical decisions within area of operation.
  • Providing supporting role in the design and testing of Innovex’s systems / products, especially on aspects relevant to finance and accounting.
  • Provide input in preparing business case information with regard to new products and markets, in liaison with other units within the organization.

Further Details

  • Pay range: Ksh. 150,000 – 200,000 per month depending on level of experience and mapping to our grading structure.

Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application to  [email protected]
Use the title of the position as the subject of the email

Closing Date : 13 October. 2021


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