Laikipia University Finance Officer Jobs in Kenya

Laikipia University Finance Officer Jobs in Kenya

Laikipia University is a Public Chartered University located 11 kms from Nyahururu Town
along Nyahururu -Nakuru Road and 50 kms from Nakuru along Nakuru –Nyahururu road.

Laikipia University is seeking to recruit suitably qualified individuals to fill the following positions.

Academic/Professional Requirements

Applicants should:-

  • Hold a first degree in Finance or Accounting;
  • Have a Master’s Degree in Finance or Accounting or their equivalent;
  • Be qualified either as CPA(K) or ACCA or CA or equivalent;
  • Be an active member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Kenya;
  • Have at least Six (6) years’ experience in finance with Three (3) years’ experience as
    a Deputy Finance Officer in a University or equivalent institution;
  • Be computer literate with demonstrable practical experience; and
  • Demonstrate outstanding qualities of leadership, coordination and organization at
    senior management level.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    The Finance Officer shall:

  • Manage and oversee prudent utilization of all financial resources of the University;
  • Manage insurance and non-current assets;
  • Prepare and submit annual estimates of revenue and expenditure to the University
    Management Board;
  • Supervise compliance to budgetary allocation in accordance with the approved annual
  • Receive and process proposals for subscription, donations and requests for necessary
  • Prepare and submit financial reports on income, expenditure and assets of the
  • Submit all necessary reports including all statutory reports relating to finances of the
  • Advise the Vice-Chancellor on all public sector accounting matters;
  • Implement public sector accounting standards including accounting policies, bases
    and concepts of government accounting systems, both manual and computerized;
  • Advise the University on the best and appropriate financial reporting formats;
  • Oversee the implementation of approved University financial and accounting policies
    and regulations;
  • Oversee the development, review and implementation of the University financial
    management framework and policy;
  • Prepare proposals and submit reports on borrowing, mortgaging or charging all or any
    part of movable and immovable property by the University;
  • Prepare and submit periodic reports
    on administration, relevant statutory requirements
    and overall status of the department to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor in charge of Administration, Finance and Planning; and
  • Perform any such other duties as shall be assigned by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor in
    charge of Administration, Finance and Planning.

    How to Apply
  • Candidates will be required to satisfy the requirement of chapter six of the constitution of
    Kenya 2010 and must attach the following:
  • Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation;
  • Tax compliance certificate from KRA;
  • Clearance certificate from Higher Education Loans Board;
  • Clearance certificate from CRB.
  • Applicants must submit ten (10) copies of applications giving details of age, education
    and professional qualifications, detailed work experience, present post and salary, applicants’ telephone number and email address, and enclose certified copies of certificates and testimonials and give names and addresses of three (3) referees who are knowledgeable about the applicants competence and area of specialization.
  • So as to reach him not later than 25th September 2019
  • N.B. A soft copy of the application letter and C.V. only and No other attachment should be
    sent by email to
  • Applicants should request their referees to write directly to the undersigned.
  • The name and reference number of the position for which the application is made should be clearly marked on the envelope and addressed to:-
  • The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (AF&P)
  • Laikipia University
  • P.O. Box 1100-20300
  • Nyahururu – Kenya
  • For more information and job application details, see; Laikipia University Finance Officer Jobs in Kenya

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