Kenyatta University Chief Finance Officer Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University seeks to recruit competent and dedicated applicants to fill up the following position

Kenyatta University Chief Finance Officer Jobs in Kenya

Reporting to the Vice Chancellor and Deputy Vice Chancellor ( Finance & Development ) , the Chief Finance Officer will oversee, coordinate and provide strategic guidance on financial management and accounting services through implementation of University Financial regulations.


  • Be the head of the Finance Department in the University and ensure it has all the
    required Human Resource and non-human resources to operate optimally.
  • Ensure preparation and timely submission of annual University Budget and Estimates as
    per the government timelines.
  • Formulate and oversee the implementation of financial policies and strategies in the
  • Coordinate response to audit queries emanating from to external and internal auditors to ensure compliance with public Audit Act.
  • Offer guidance on periodic financial analysis of the University and produce financial statements and reports as may be required by stakeholders from time to time.
  • Establish internal controls for the University to safeguard its finances and assets.
  • Ensure prudent investment of University public funds in line with legal guidelines.
  • In liason with the other relevant departments oversee management of all University financial commitment.


  • Masters’ Degree in Financial Management or equivalent from a registered and
    recognized institution
  • Bachelors’ Degree in Commerce, Business Management or equivalent from a
    registered and recognized institution
  • CPA (K) or the equivalent qualification
  • Registered member of ICPAK with good standing
  • At least seven (7) years’ working experience as a Senior Finance Manager at a
    similar level in a
    reputable organization
  • Must pass the integrity test as required by Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya
  • Knowledge of IFMIS will be an added advantage

    How to Apply

    The terms for the above position includes a two (2) year performance based renewable contract, a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting allowance.

    The applicants should provide full details of educational and professional qualification, work experience, present post and salary, applicant’s telephone number and e-mail address.

    Copies of certificates and testimonials should also be enclosed giving the names and addresses of three (3) referees who are conversant with the applicant’s competence in area of specialization.

    Applicants and Referees should write directly to:

    Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration)
    Kenyatta University
    P. O. BOX 43844 – 00100

    Applications and letters from the referees should be received not later than,
    16th July, 2019

    Kenyatta University is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing will lead to automatic

    Women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

    Only successful candidates will be contacted

    For more information and job application details, see; Kenyatta University Chief Finance Officer Jobs in Kenya

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