Administrative Assistant, Deputy Finance Officer at Kenyatta University

On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
Career Opportunities in a fast growing Institution

Kenyatta University wishes to recruit qualified and dedicated applicants for vacant positions in the following office:

Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Finance and Development)
Finance Department
i. Deputy Finance Officer
Grade 14
Deputy Finance Officer is a Senior Level position in the Finance Department and he/she reports to the Chief Finance Officer.

Applicants must be holders of Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting option) and MBA Degree.

They must also he holders of CPA (K) or equivalent.

In addition applicants must have the following:
  • At least seven (7) years relevant practical work experience at a Senior Managerial position ¡n a large institution, preferably in the field of education
  • Proven knowledge and work experience in a computerized accounting system (ACCPAC, SUN System, FIDELIO) as applied in Public Sector Accounting
  • Be familiar with all aspects of Public Finance, such as Budgeting, Project Accounting, Student Finance, Fixed Asset Management
Applicants with experience in a university finance environment will have an added advantage.
ii. Administrative Assistant
Grade C/D
Applicants must be holders of KCE Division II / KCSE Mean Grade C+ (plus) and above. 
They must also be holders of a Bachelors Degree from a recognized university.

Applicants with additional qualification in Management, CPS or equivalent will have an added advantage.
In addition applicants must have the following:
  • At least three (3) years relevant post qualification work experience
  • Computer literate
Terms of Service: The terms of service for the above include a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting allowance. Successful candidates will be offered two (2) year renewable performance – based contract and gratuity will be paid at the end of the contract.

The application letter should give 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 Tuesday, 11th March, 2014
Enquiries: For details related to job specifications and general requirements, kindly visit our website: 
Kenyatta University is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
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