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EXCITING CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

 

 

The Management University of Africa (MUA) is a private University in Kenya located off Mombasa Road in Nairobi. We envision being a premier university providing Management and transformative leadership solutions worldwide. We are looking for dynamic, self-driven and result oriented professionals to fill the following position:-

1.0 HEAD, FINANCE DEPARTMENT

JOB PURPOSE:

The Head, Finance Department is responsible for financial planning and management, financial advisory, resource mobilization, operations, financial information and reporting, risk Management, funding and third Party relationships.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES;

  • Managing the day to day operations of the Finance Department.
  • Formulating corporate financial strategies, monitoring and overseeing their successful implementation.
  • Maintaining strong internal controls in order to provide timely, consistent and accurate financial, treasury and management information for effective decision making.
  • Maintaining good working relationships with various stakeholders towards attainment of the University strategic plans.
  • Negotiating for short term / long term finance facilities on behalf of the University from banks/ financial institutions.
  • Preparing management reports for decision making by the University Governing Council.
  • Approving payments within prescribed limits and recommending appropriate costing structures.
  • Managing and organizing the external audit process.
  • Developing and implementing Finance and Accounting policies, procedures and systems for the University.
  • Overseeing implementation of Management Information System.
  • Approving payments within prescribed limits.
  • Recommending appropriate costing structures.
  • Offering Secretarial Services to the Finance, Human Resource and Procurement Board subcommittee and to the University Governing Council.
  • Supervising staff and operations.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Knowledge:

  1. Masters’ Degree in Finance or equivalent
  2. Bachelors’ Degree in Finance or equivalent
  3. Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPA K)

Skills:

  • Good report and proposal writing skills
  • Structured problem solving skills
  • Ability to continously acquire knowldege on relevant industry trends and developments
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good coordination, planning and organizatiopnal skills
  • Proactive, innitiative, with good networking, negotiation and collaborative skills
  • Ability to perform and foster team work
  • IT proficiency

Experience:

Minimum experience of 10 years in financial management

5 years must be at Senior Management level

Personal attributes:

  1. Commitment to continuous professional development through trainings and seminars.
  2. Commitment to equal opportunity and the ability to work harmoniously with colleagues and students of all cultures and background.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates who satisfy the requirements below should forward their applications accompanied by a detailed CV, email address, day time telephone contact, name and address of three referees. The applications should reach the undersigned not later than Tuesday 30th April 2019. The Management University of Africa is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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The Management University of Africa

P. O. Box 29677 – 00100, NAIROBI

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