Finance Manager Opportunity at Intrepid Travel: Join the Adventure!

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Intrepid Travel

Finance Manager Opportunity at Intrepid Travel: Join the Adventure!

Job Overview

Are you a finance professional with a passion for positive change through travel? Intrepid Travel, the world’s largest travel B Corp, is seeking a dynamic Finance Manager to lead the Finance function for Intrepid East Africa. This is a hybrid position based in Nairobi, Kenya, offering the opportunity to make a real impact on our mission for responsible and impactful travel.


As a Finance Manager, you will:

  1. Lead and manage the Finance function for Intrepid East Africa.
  2. Collaborate with Group and Regional Finance teams.
  3. Provide financial and commercial support to our team.
  4. Actively contribute to steering Intrepid East Africa towards its goals.
  5. Be a key member of the Management Team.


To succeed in this role, you’ll need:

  • Degree level qualifications or higher.
  • CA or CPA or equivalent with 3-5 years post-qualification experience.
  • Experience in complex accounting packages.
  • Practical finance and accounting experience in a foreign invested business and East Africa.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • High-level knowledge of Excel.

Work Environment

Why join Intrepid?

  • A chance to be part of the world’s largest travel B Corp.
  • Work in a dynamic, diverse team of 58 nationalities across 46 countries.
  • Enjoy flexible work options, including work-from-home.
  • Receive a free Intrepid trip every year, along with generous discounts for family and friends.
  • Benefit from global leave provisions supporting gender equity.

Application Process

How to Apply:

  • Submit your application at your earliest convenience.
  • Applications may close early if the right candidate is identified.

Join Us in Shaping Responsible Travel!

Expert Tips To Be A Successful Applicant

1. Tailor Your Resume

Craft a resume highlighting relevant finance experience and your passion for responsible travel. Showcase how your skills align with Intrepid’s mission.

2. Showcase Leadership

Emphasize instances where you demonstrated leadership, fostering teamwork and contributing to the success of your previous teams.

3. Highlight Language Skills

If you speak additional languages, highlight them. Intrepid values diversity, and language skills are a plus.

4. Demonstrate Technical Expertise

Illustrate your proficiency in complex accounting packages and advanced Excel skills. Provide examples of how you’ve applied these skills in your career.

5. Express Your Love for Travel

Share personal travel experiences that resonate with Intrepid’s mission. A genuine passion for travel is a key requirement for this role.

6. Address Diversity

Highlight your commitment to diversity and inclusion. Intrepid values a diverse team, and your perspective adds value to our global community.

7. Utilize the Elevate Mentor Program

Demonstrate your commitment to professional development by expressing interest in programs like Intrepid’s Elevate Mentor Program.

8. Emphasize Time Management

Communicate your strong time management skills, emphasizing your ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

9. Align with Core Values

Incorporate Intrepid’s core values—integrity, innovation, fun, passion, growth, and responsibility—into your application, showcasing how you embody these values.

10. Prepare for Impactful Interviews

Anticipate questions related to your understanding of responsible travel. Be ready to share ideas on how you can contribute to Intrepid’s mission.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the application deadline?

The application closes on December 1, 2023. Apply early as we may close advertising if the right candidate is identified.

2. Can I apply if I don’t have travel industry experience?

Yes, as long as you have finance and accounting experience. Intrepid values diverse backgrounds and experiences.

3. Are remote work options available?

Yes, the position offers a hybrid work model with work-from-home flexibility.

4. How can I inquire about the status of my application?

You will be contacted if your application progresses to the next stage. We appreciate your patience.

5. Is travel involved in this role?

While travel is not a primary job requirement, a love for travel is highly encouraged.

6. What does the interview process entail?

The process may include initial screenings, interviews, and possibly a skills assessment.

7. How diverse is Intrepid’s team?

Our team comprises 58 nationalities across 46 countries, reflecting our commitment to diversity.

8. What are the core values at Intrepid?

Our core values include integrity, innovation, fun, passion, growth, and responsibility.

9. Is parental leave offered?

Yes, we provide a minimum of 10 weeks of paid parental leave for all parents.

10. How can employees contribute to causes?

We offer 20 hours of volunteer leave annually, allowing employees to support causes important to them.

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