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Deputy Finance Officer Job. Kenyatta University

Deputy Finance Officer – Revenue Jobs, Finance Jobs, Financial Management Jobs, Accounting Jobs, Kenyatta University Jobs

Reporting to the Chief Finance Officer, the Deputy Finance Officer will be in charge of the Revenue Management in the Finance department.


  • To prepare the accounts for all student income, Income generating activities and any other revenue items for reporting to management as may be required.
  • To work with budget holders in developing long term financial forecasts and provide advice to budget managers across the University on technical accounting
  • Prepare Annual University Budget by compiling departmental income and expenditure for control and management of the University resources.
  • Review disbursement and utilization of donor funds and research grants to ensure compliance with existing regulations
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.


  • Masters’ Degree in Financial Management or any other relevant area from a recognized institution
  • Bachelors’ Degree in Commerce, Business Management or equivalent from a recognized institution
  • CPA (K) or the equivalent qualification
  • At least five (5) years’ working experience as a Senior Finance Officer in a similar position in a reputable organization.
  • Must pass the integrity test as required by Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya
  • Knowledge of IFMIS will be an added advantage

Additional Skills / Requirements:

  • Communication skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Team building skills
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Conflict Management skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Terms of Service

The terms for the above position includes a two (2) year performance based renewable contract, a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting allowance.

How to Apply

The applicants should provide 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 than, 16th July, 2019

Kenyatta University is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

Only successful candidates will be contacted

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