Multimedia University of Kenya - Finance Officer - Jobs in Kenya

Multimedia University of Kenya - Finance Officer - Jobs in Kenya

  • MMU/EA/03/04/2019

  • Served in the grade of Deputy Chief Finance Officer for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Commerce (Accounting or Finance option), Business Administration (Accounting or Finance option) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: – Business Administration (Finance or Accounting option); or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Part III of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA (K)) Examination or Part III of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Be registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), Institute of Internal Auditors or any other recognized professional body;
  • Certificate in Strategic Leadership Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Demonstrated merit professional competence and managerial skills as reflected in work performance and results.

  • Developing, implementing, and ensuring internal financial and accounting policies and procedures in order to safeguard the University’s assets;
  • Developing resource mobilization strategies in line with the university’s mandate in order to improve the financial base of the university;
  • Providing leadership to the university’s finance and accounting strategy, to optimize the university’s financial performance and strategic position;
  • Providing leadership in the development and implementation of the university’s budget to ensure optimal allocation of resources in the implementation of the strategic plan;
  • Developing and implementing policies and procedures to ensure that personnel and financial information is secure and stored in compliance with current legislation;
  • Overseeing management of university’s revenues and expenditure;
  • Monitoring and ensuring timely preparation of management and statutory financial reports;
  • Reviewing and investigating losses including making recommendations for write-offs requested by the University;
  • Ensuring adherence to financial regulations, standards, circulars, and procedures, letters and instructions;
  • Ensuring safe custody of University assets and
  • Planning, organizing, coordinating and administration of all accounting activities;
  • Maintaining an inventory of all university bank accounts;
  • Ensuring prudent management of university funds;
  • Facilitating responses to audit queries; and
  • Mentoring and coaching staff in the department.

    How to Apply
  • Interested applicants should submit ten (10) copies of their applications with detailed curriculum vitae, e-mail address, telephone contacts, postal address, current post, copy of current pay slip, certified copies of academic, professional certificates and testimonials.

    They should provide clearance certificates from the following organizations:

  • HELB
  • EACC
  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Certificate of Good Conduct

    They should also provide three (3) referees who are knowledgeable about their competence and areas of specialization, one of who must be a recent/last employer.

    The referees should submit their confidential reports in sealed envelopes clearly marked with the specific reference number, to the address here below.

  • Applicants should fill the summary sheet attached in MS Word and send it to the following address:
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • MMU is an equal opportunity employer thus, women, persons with disability and minority groups are encouraged to apply.
  • Applications quoting the respective reference numbers on the envelope, should reach the undersigned on or before 30th April, 2019.
    Vice Chancellor
    Multimedia University of Kenya
    P.O. Box 15653 – 00503

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  • For more information and job application details, see; Multimedia University of Kenya - Finance Officer - Jobs in Kenya

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