Finance Officer job at Universities Fund (UF)

Vacancy title:
Finance Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Education, and Training , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Universities Fund (UF)

Deadline of this Job:
21 February 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, February 09, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Problem Solving
The job holder will be required to solve the following type of problems:

• Complex and open-ended problems in the Finance Department.
• Problems are broad and complex, influenced by finance policy and regulations.
• Solutions will often be arrived at through consultation of the National Treasury and the Ministry of Education.
• Strategic issues affecting the financial viability of the department.
• Problems are highly complex, requiring significant research and creative thinking. Consultations will be requiredCommunication

The job holder will need to understand the following information to discharge his/her mandate:

• Detailed verbal instructions or written requests from various departments on the implementation of the budget;
• Writing Universities Fund internal policy documents on finance;
• Financial reports of in-depth technical reports, proposals or project briefs affecting the Universities Fund.
• Complex commissioned reports, proposals or project briefs affecting the financial viability of the Fund.

Decision Making / Job Influence
• Participates in the making of strategic decisions that influence the financial management of the Fund;
• Participates in the making of operational decisions that direct day to day operations, scale and quality of services offered by the division

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies
• Certified Public Accountant (CPpart 1, Certified Financial Analyst (CFPart 1 or Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCPart 1 is desirable
• Previous relevant work experience required.
• At least 4 years’ experience in a finance/accounting role.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 48

Level of Education:
Professional Certificate

Job application procedure

Please note that the following Clearances will ONLY be required from successful candidates on offer of job and not at application stage;

Clearance from Directorate of Criminal Investigations (Good ConductCertificate);
Clearance from Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission;
Clearance from Kenya Revenue Authority (Tax ComplianceCertificate);
Clearance from Higher Educations Loans Board (HELB);
Interested candidates are hereby called upon to apply in confidence to the address below via Post
Office or Hand delivery or via the email ( latest 21st February 2023 at 5.00 PM East African time (EAT). Enclosing cover letter, CV with full details of education background,
professional qualifications and relevant experience together with copies of testimonials, academic certificates and National Identity card.

PO. BOX 28237 – 00100

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 21 February 2023
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 09-02-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 09-02-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 09-02-2067
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