Umma University Chief Finance Officer Jobs in Kenya

Umma University Chief Finance Officer Jobs in Kenya

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the strategic direction, management, coordination, administration and harmonization of activities of thefinance department;

  • Analyze and oversee financial policies, procedures, donor reporting as well as recommend to the Vice Chancellornew or revised policies, procedures or programmes when needed;

  • Establish and maintain University-wide objectives, policies, procedures, processes and practices to ensure maintenance of sound financial accounting structures;

  • Participate in developing new business, specifically: assist the Vice Chancellor in identifying new revenue generating opportunities;

  • Develop and maintain systems of internal controls to safeguard financial assets of the University; and

  • Fulfilling stewardship responsibilities by ensuring effective compliance and control and responding to ever increasing regulatory developments, including adherence to financial regulations and standards, financial reporting, capital requirements, statutory and tax obligations, legal documents and insurance coverage.

    Job Specifications

    The job holder must possess

  • Masters of Business Administration with Finance option or its equivalent;

  • Certified Public Accountant (K) or have equivalent accounting qualification;

  • Proficiency in accounting software including Sage ERP

  • Experience with donor fund management;

  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in finance at a senior management level and five of which must be as a CFO;

  • Mature and proactive with evidence of having worked as a true business partner to the Chief Executive of an organization;

  • Demonstrated excellence in managing finance, accounting, budgeting, control and reporting;

  • Thorough understanding of the International Financial
    Reporting Standards and experience in application and enforcement of standards at the workplace; and

  • Excellent communication, attention to detail and personnel management skills

    How to Apply

  • If you meet the above requirements and interested in joining a team of hardworking staff, please send your resume and application letter clearly indicating the position applied for to the address below indicating your current gross pay, salary expectations, daytime telephone contact and contacts of three professional referees.

  • Applications, clearly marked “Application for the position of Chief Finance Officer” or “Application for the position of Human Resource Manager”, must be submitted on or before 16th October 2020 via email to and should be sent to the below address.

  • Kindly quote the reference number indicated above.Umma University is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Women, marginalized groups and persons living with disability are encouraged to apply.

    The Vice Chancellor,
    Umma University,
    P. O. Box: 713 – 01100,
    Kajiado – Kenya

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