Council of Legal Education Assistant Director, Finance, Planning and Administration Jobs in Kenya

Council of Legal Education Assistant Director, Finance, Planning and Administration Jobs in Kenya

Overall Purpose of the Job

  • Reporting to Council Secretary and Chief Executive Officer, the successful candidate will provide strategic leadership and coordination of the planning, financial management, human resource and administration functions of the Council.


  • Provide direction in the management of the Finance, Planning and Administration Department;

  • Oversee the implementation of human resource, administration, finance and ICT policies, procedures and strategies;

  • c) Manage the Councils’ financial process;

  • Collate financial reporting for all donor segments, and oversee ad financial, project/programs and grants accounting;

  • Oversee a comprehensive recruitment, training and develop program fot professional development and a compensation and benefits structure;

  • Oversee ICT infrastructure and automation of systems and processes;

  • Formulate sound strategies for the development and utilization of the Council’s assets;

  • Lead the review, design and implement sound financial systems, policies and procedures to ensure efficiency and sustainability;

  • i ) Monitor budgeting and forecasting process to ensure alignment to the strategic plan and divisional work plans, as well as ensuring cömpiance with government policy;

  • Providing guidance on setting performance targets and development performance contracts for the Council;

  • Coordinating the implementation of the Council’s strategic plans and annual reports;

  • Ensure that Council ISO Certification is sustained;

  • Responsible for preparation of annual budgets and financial projections;

  • Ensure timely preparation of accurate Management Accounts and Financial Statements/ Reports;

  • Ensure maintenance and updating of the fixed assets register;

  • Responsible for compliance matters in regards to statutory requirements;

  • Liaise with external auditor to ensure effective implementation of audit recommendations;

  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Secretary/CEO.

    Qualifications and Skills

  • Degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics from a recognized university

  • Masters Degree in Finance or Economics from a recognized university (relevant MBA would be an added advantage);

  • Full professional qualification in CPA-K or ACCA;

  • A minimum of 8 years relevant working experience 4 of which should be at senior management level;

  • Excedent knowledge of Financial Management Systems and Reporting;

  • Excellent interpersonal, planning and organizational skills and a person of high integrity;

  • Strong analytical and communication skills;

  • Excellent Leadership skills;

  • Must be computer literate with emphasis on accounting packages;

  • Be of the highest ethical standards, integrity and professionalism and comply with the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya. Candidates will be required to produce evidence of clearance by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, Kenya Revenue Authority, Credit Reference Bureau and provide a Certificate of Good Conduct.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Council of Legal Education Assistant Director, Finance, Planning and Administration Jobs in Kenya

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