Legal /Court Process Clerk at South Eastern Kenya University
12.05.2021
South Eastern Kenya University
Nairobi, KE, Kenya

Welcome to the South Eastern Kenya University (SEKU). The University is a fully fledged University and is the successor to the South Eastern University College (SEUCO) which was a Constituent College of the University of Nairobi. The University has undergone tremendous growth since inception in 2008. The current student population stands at around 6,000 students. We pride ourselves in having highly qualified teaching staff consisting of Professors and lecturers most of whom have a Ph. D and vast experience in both teaching and research. This ensures that our students are well equipped with knowledge in their areas of study that makes them stand out from the rest. Our focus is producing all round graduates able to contribute to the development of this country.
This position is responsible for maintaining an accounting process that delivers an accurate and reliable generation of management, financial and statutory reports for optimum financial performance and cash flow management. The Senior Accountant Grade 12 shall:
Participate in preparation of institutional budgets to achieve proper allocation and utilization of resources
Prepare management reports such as cash flows, budget variance reports to inform management of the financial performance of the University and make decision on what remedies are supposed to be implemented.
Participate in monthly divisional meetings to review work done and also assist in annual development and review of financial policies and procedure to ensure relevance.
Participate in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports statement to accurately give the financial performance of the University.
Generate monthly, quarterly and annual financial management reports for use in decision making
Supervise, mentor and manage subordinate staff in order to realise set targets collectively as a department.
Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments and obligations to project forecasts for the next financial year.
Review draft accounts to check for accuracy.
Supervise preparation of monthly banks reconciliation to ensure completeness of cash flow.
Maintain and update general ledger and ensure that they reflect correct transactions and facilitate accurate generation of financial statements.
Participate in daily budgetary control and monthly evaluations of budgets to ensure fiscal discipline.
Ensure that fixed assets register is properly maintained and updates are carried out on regular basis to reflect true inventory of assets.
Update vote book allocations, to ensure proper management of resources within the University
Requirements for appointment:
PhD. degree in Finance/Accounting or its equivalent
Nine (9) years experience in financial management, three(3) at the level of Senior Accountant I or its equivalent.
Be a member of a recognized professional accounting body with a current practising certificate.
Have outstanding professional competence and hands-on experience in Financial Management and reporting.
Demonstrated high administrative capabilities.
Must be computer literate (Accounting packages)with a comprehensive understanding of
Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya on Leadership and Integrity.
OR
MBA (Finance/Accounting option) or its equivalent.
CPA (K).
Nine (9) years experience in financial management, three (3) at the level of accountant I or its equivalent.
Be a member of a recognized professional accounting body with a current practising certificate.
Have outstanding professional competence and hands on experience in Financial Management and reporting.
Demonstrated high administrative capabilities.
Must be computer literate (Accounting packages) with a comprehensive understanding of
Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya on Leadership and Integrity 
NOTE THAT:
South Eastern Kenya University is an equal opportunity employer. Women and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Shortlisted candidates will be required to have current clearance certificates from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC), Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Criminal Investigation Department (CID) and Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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