CPA (K), Bachelor of Arts in Business Studies and Sociology
Gilbert is a seasoned finance and tax professional with over 20 years of experience in financial management for multinationals and regional operations. His wealth of experience in leading the finance function includes revenue and treasury accounting, budgeting, costing, regulatory, risk, and compliance management. Gilbert has led and motivated finance teams to achieve performance targets.
His outstanding contributions include designing finance structures with complete manuals, policies, procedures, reporting structures, and other internal controls. He has handled regional Statutory and Tax Audits and liaised with both internal and external auditors and Tax authority officials on complex accounting and tax matters across the region. Gilbert was also instrumental in the integration of the East Africa Firm to the Africa firm at Deloitte, where he worked as the Regional Finance Manager. At Geoffrey Gitau and Co., he is an audit manager and serves a portfolio of customers in the manufacturing and service industries.
Gilbert provides sound financial support and insights that help businesses make informed decisions. In addition, he has collaborated with business leaders and Boards to design strategic plans and has presented financial reports to Boards and Board committees. Gilbert has facilitated investment appraisals and analysis and managed investor relationships.
Gilbert is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA-K) and a member of ICPAK. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Studies and Sociology from Kenyatta University and a Diploma in Public Relations from Kenya Institute of Management.