Deputy Finance Officer at Kaimosi Friends University College (KAFUCO)

Kaimosi Friends University College (KAFUCO) is a Constituent College of Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology located in Vihiga County. KAFUCO aims to fulfill its Vision of being a center of Academic Excellence, Innovation and Holistic Development. The University College invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the position of Deputy Finance Officer Grade XIV.Requirements
Reporting to the Deputy Principal (Finance and Development) the applicant should have the following

A Bachelor degree in Commerce, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics or any other Business related courses from a recognized University and
A master's degree in Finance/ Accounting, Business Administration/Management from a recognized university
Be holder of CPA (K) or equivalent.
Be registered member with ICPAK, ACCA or any other relevant professional body.
Must have proven knowledge and work experience in a Computerized Accounting System applied in Public Sector Accounting.
Be familiar with all aspects of Financial Management, such as Budgeting, Project Accounting, Student Finance, Fixed Asset Management and Financial Reporting.
Must have at least 7 years relevant work experience and served for at least 3 years at the level of Chief Accountant/Senior Accountant Grade 13 or comparable position in an institution of higher learning or public/private organization of a comparable nature.
Must meet the requirements of chapter 6 (six) of the Constitution.

Duties and Responsibilities

Provide leadership and liaison in the Finance Department
Ensure computerization of accounting system.
Expedite revenue management
Safeguard application of sound principles, systems and techniques in accounting for finances, assets, revenue, expenditure and costs.
Guarantee proper management of donor, programmes and projects funds.
Ensure application of international public sector accounting standards in accounting for university college finances, assets, revenue, expenditure and costs.
Facilitate Preparation of financial statements and quarterly reports in compliance with Public Finance Management Act (2015).
Facilitation of preparation of periodic cash flow requirements and management of the treasury function.
Offer advisory services to council and university college management board on investment proposals.