Kenya Methodist University (KeMU) – Chief Finance Officer.

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The Chief Finance Officer is responsible to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration, Planning & Finance) for prudent management of the University’s financial resources.

Duties and Responsibilities:-

  • Ensure prudent management of financial resources of the institution;
  • Design, monitor and supervise internal financial control measures and systems to safeguard the University’s resources
  • Ensure development and adherence to financial policies, regulations and accounting principles
  • Ensure preparation of financial reports for Management and Council
  • Oversee the preparation of institutional budget;
  • Coordinate the activities of the department and ensure collaboration with the other departments.
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors
  • In charge of overall financial planning;
  • Provide strategic direction for financial sustainability
  • Chief advisor on all financial matters
  • Any other duty assigned from time to time

Qualifications and Skills: –

Applicants should be Kenyan citizens with:-

  • A Master’s Degree in Accounting/Finance OR equivalent;
  • Bachelor’s Degree with specialization in Accounting or Finance or Economics or equivalent, from a recognized University;
  • Certified Public Accountant {CPA(K)} or its recognized equivalent;
  • Must be a member of ICPAK with good standing;
  • At least Ten (10) years of work experience. Having served as a Deputy Chief Finance Officer or a comparable position in a University or an equivalently large organization shall be an added advantage.
  • Good communication skills, self-driven and possess good interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to manage staff and provide good leadership;
  • They should demonstrate competence in Modern Integrated Financial Management Information Systems;
  • The candidate should be fully compliant with the provisions of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya;

How to Apply

 Full Job Description

Interested applicants should send three (3) copies of their application, accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), copies of academic and professional certificates, National
ID card or passport, and other relevant testimonials. Applicants who will be invited for the interview will be required to bring the following:

  • Clearance certificate from;
    • Kenya Revenue Authority;
    • Higher Education Loans Board;
    • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
    • Credit Reference Bureau;
  • Certificate of Good Conduct from Criminal Investigation Department;
  • Letters of recommendation (in sealed envelopes) from at least three persons familiar with the applicant’s professional experience and general character one of
  • whom must be the pastor of their local church.
  • Three (3) copies hard copies of the application dossier (Letter, CV, Certificates and Testimonials should be sent to:

The Vice Chancellor
Kenya Methodist University
P. O. Box 267 – 60200

An electronic copy of the application letter and CV in PDF format should be sent to:

To be received on or before 31st January 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All the positions above require individuals who are committed to Christian values and are of high ethical standards, integrity, and professionalism.

KeMU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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