• Career Opportunities at Zetech Universities

  • Posted on: 12 January, 2017 Deadline: 27 January, 2017
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  • Zetech University is the premier university for the education of Technology, Science and Business programmes, offering an exceptional learning experience to thousands of youth from Kenya and beyond.

    Our Mission is to provide holistic education and foster a culture of integrity, hard work, research innovation and creativity towards problem solving and lifelong skills.

    Finance Manager


    Ref: ZU/10/25/17

    Reporting to the Executive Director – Finance and Planning, the position holder will, among other duties, be responsible for:

    • Preparation, development and analysis of management accounting and interpretation of statistical and accounting information for use in management decision making;
    • Assisting in preparation of budgets, forecasts and business plans and continued monitoring & review of performance against them to enable robust reporting of variances to the management team;
    • Providing all departments with the necessary financial and management information to assist them to meet or exceed their key performance indicators;
    • Management and development of financial controls and systems within the Finance department and across the organization;
    • Continuous review of financial, control and management information systems and procedures, implementing improvements across the institution in consultation with the Executive Director;
    • Ensuring compliance with all financial statutory and legislative requirements for the institution and conducting all activities with a high level of ethical standards;
    • Reviewing and approving all invoices to be paid;
    • Actively managing Finance Team members, in accordance with the organization’s HR policies and processes, seeking specialist advice from HR Team as required.
    • Ensuring all Finance Team members are supported to maintain excellence in service delivery and have opportunities for professional development.
    • Undertaking strategic analysis and assisting with strategic planning.

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience

    • Have at least a Bachelors degree in business with a bias in Finance from a recognized university;
    • A professional qualification in accounting: CPA (K) or ACCA is a must;
    • A minimum of B plain in KCSE or its equivalent; Excellent working knowledge of MS Of fice suite and internet;
    • At least two (2) years' experience of handling similar roles in a dynamic Finance department;
    • Must be a working manager, capable of operating in a fast-paced environment, with the ability to handle pressure well, while being self-motivated and detail-oriented;
    • Flexible, strategic team player with high integrity and ethical standards;
    • Adaptability/Flexibility to change as business requires;
    • Excellent skills in analysis; ability to bring together diverse data sets to inform and shape strategy, annual initiatives, and action items to grow the business;
    • Must have strong business acumen;
    • Strong leadership skills; must have ability to inspire, motivate, guide, develop and maintain a team.

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    Accounts Clerk


    Ref: ZU/10/25/18

    Key Responsibilities

    Reporting to the Finance Officer, the position holder will, among other duties, be responsible for:

    • Accurate and timely preparation of GL ledgers-Loan Accounts, Petty cash, Withholding Taxes, bank charges & commissions;
    • Preparation of accurate financial statements and intercompany accounts;
    • Smooth banking operations by ensuring timely preparation of documents necessary and timely disbursement of funds;
    • Organizing all the documents required for payment processing and initiate the payment process. This includes but not limited to Invoices and delivery notes, Utility bills, Petty cash Vouchers, Contracts;
    • Timely preparation and issuance of cheques to the payee;
    • Cash reimbursements and reporting back Policy implementation by ensuring all monies is accounted for;
    • Updating of cheque register both online and hand copy for easy referencing for the period;
    • Ensuring caution fee refunds are processed in time and issued in the most convenient way;
    • Ability to solve problems, to deal with clients and protect the corporate image by giving accurate information that flows across the department;
    • Timely communication to the customers on payment processing status and cheque collection dates.
    • Organizing and filing all the accounting records and documentations as per the QMS requirements and for purpose of easy retrievability;
    • Acting as the custodian of the department files.

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience

    • A minimum of CPA Section 3 
    • A KCSE mean grade of C+ and above with at least a C+ in Mathematics
    • A minimum 6 months' working experience in a similar role;
    • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office suite and internet;
    • Highly organized and detail-oriented
    • Ability to perform multiple tasks and work in a fast-paced environment
    • High levels of integrity and honesty

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    Procurement Assistant


    Ref: ZU/10/25/19

    Key Responsibilities

    Reporting to the Procurement Officer, the position holder will, among other duties, be responsible for:

    • Preparation of Request for Quotation, Initiations to Bid, Requests for Proposal and co-ordination of their timely dispatch.
    • Collecting, analyzing and circulation of quotes, bids and proposal for evaluation
    • Assisting with the coordination with the selected bidder to ensure completion of administrative processes including Bid Security, contract award notices and that contract documents are distributed accordingly
    • Receiving the approved requisitions and processing the appropriate documents procedures for local or oversea purchases/services/contracts
    • Checking and classifying the precedence of the requisition and process based on priority.
    • Coordinating with requestors and make sure the right specifications for materials/items needed are given.
    • Providing purchased materials to the responsible receiving office and do all actions for completing the process
    • Coordinating with suppliers to ensure correct and timely delivery of goods and services as ordered
    • Proper documentation and maintenance of all supply documents including Requisitions, Quotations, LPOs, Invoices and Delivery note awaiting payment.
    • Maintaining appropriated records to ensure that procurement process, decision, and contractual agreement are accurately documented for accountability and audit purpose
    • Maintaining complete updated purchasing/supplier records/data and pricing in the system.
    • Monitoring and analyze supplier performance and present detailed reports on recommendations
    • Preparation of various information and statistical reports

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience

    • A minimum of a Bachelors degree  in Purchasing and Supplies or a related area
    • CIPS qualified or in pursuit of the same will be an added advantage;
    • Professional membership will be an added advantage;
    • Minimum 1 year previous experience in a similar role;
    • Working knowledge of the Internet and MS Office Suite;
    • High levels of integrity;
    • Commercial and financial acumen
    • Excellent negotiation and communication skills;
    • Hands on approach to all tasks;
    • Ability to take a proactive approach to overcome challenges and achieve results;
    • Can work long and odd hours.

    Method of Application

    Interested applicants to send their application letters and updated CVs via the email address - vacancies@zetech.ac.ke quoting Job Ref. indicating the current and expected salary not later than 27th January 2016.

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