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  • Posted: Jul 5, 2019
    Deadline: Jul 19, 2019
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  • Taita Taveta University (TTU) is a young dynamic fully fledged newly chartered public University in Kenya. It is strategically located near Voi Town, about 8 kilometers off the Mombasa-Nairobi highway in Taita Taveta County. It is an Academic Centre of Excellence with a special focus on Mining and Mineral Processing Engineering.
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    Chief Internal Auditor

    Job Details

    • PhD in Accounting/ Finance Option
    • Three (3) years’ experience as Senior Internal Auditor or comparable position
    • Must possess CPA (K) or its equivalent.
    • Must have Computer literacy in relevant areas
    • ICPAK Membership or its equivalent
    • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct

    OR

    • Must possess Master’s Degree (Accounting/ Finance)
    • Must possess CPA (K) or its equivalent
    • Three (3) years’ experience as Senior Internal Auditor or comparable position.
    • Must be a member of ICPAK or its equivalent
    • Exemplary work performance.
    • Computer literacy in relevant areas
    • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct

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    Senior Accountant

    The successful candidate will apply principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports by compiling information, preparing financial statements, and utilizing appropriate accounting control procedures. This position reports to the Assistant Director-Finance and the successful candidate will act as the deputy.

    Responsibilities

    • Prepare profit and loss statements and monthly closing and cost accounting reports;
    • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, and document business transactions;
    • Establish, maintain, and coordinate the implementation of accounting and accounting control procedures;
    • Analyze and review budgets and expenditures for the company, contracts, in-line with organizational strategic goals;
    • Monitor and review accounting and related system reports for accuracy and completeness;
    • Prepare and review budget, revenue, expense, payroll entries, invoices, and other accounting documents;
    • Analyze revenue and expenditure trends and recommend appropriate budget levels, and ensure expenditure control;
    • Explain billing invoices and accounting policies to staff, vendors and clients;
    • Resolve accounting discrepancies;
    • Recommend, develop and maintain financial databases, computer software systems and manual filing systems;
    • Supervise the input and handling of financial data and reports for the company’s automated financial systems;
    • Interact with internal and external auditors in completing audits;
    • Develop the annual operating budget and consult with departmental management on the fiscal aspects of program planning, salary recommendations, and other administrative actions;
    • Provide accounting policy orientation for new staff;

    Qualifications

    • At least 10+ years and above of hands on accounting experience at senior level;
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, or equivalent Degree plus CPA K.;
    • Knowledge of Finance, Accounting, Budgeting, And Cost Control Principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles;
    • Knowledge of Financial and Accounting software applications particularly Sage Pastel Accounting software;
    • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections;
    • Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule;
    • Computer literate with the ability to learn new software applications.

     Desired Skills

    • Communication skills, both oral and in writing;
    • Deals well with pressure;
    • Interpersonal skills;
    • Reporting skills;
    • Flexible (Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work);
    • Analytical thinking skills;
    • Good organizational skills;
    • Good time management skills;
    • Integrity/Honesty;
    • Assertive

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    Senior Librarian

    Job Details

    • PhD in Library and Information Science or other related course from a recognized university
    • Three (3) relevant experience as Librarian or comparable position
    • Membership of a relevant Professional Body
    • Relevant competencies in ICT applications, Library Management Systems and e-information
    • Exemplary work performance

    OR

    • Masters in Library and Information Studies or equivalent from a recognized institution
    • Evidence of independent Research in Information Science
    • Three (3) relevant experience as Librarian or comparable position
    • Membership of a relevant Professional Body
    • Relevant competencies in ICT applications, Library Management Systems and e-information
    • Exemplary work performance

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    University Librarian

     

    • PhD in Information Science with evidence of substantial publication
    • Three (3) years’ experience as Deputy University Librarian or its equivalent
    • Evidence of independent research in Library and Information Studies with at least one (1) Scholarly paper.
    • Membership of a relevant Professional Body
    • Relevant competencies in ICT applications, Library Management Systems and e-information
    • Exemplary work performance

    OR

    • Masters in Information Science and have evidence of substantial publication
    • Three (3) years’ experience as Deputy University Librarian or its equivalent
    • Membership of a relevant Professional Body
    • Relevant competencies in ICT applications, Library Management Systems and e-information
    • Exemplary work performance

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    Deputy University Librarian

    Job Details

    • PhD in Information Science with evidence of substantial publication
    • Three (3) years’ experience as Senior Librarian or its equivalent
    • Evidence of independent research in Library and Information Studies with at least one (1) Scholarly paper.
    • Membership of a relevant Professional Body
    • Relevant competencies in ICT applications, Library Management Systems and e-information
    • Exemplary work performance

    OR

    • Masters in Information Science and have evidence of substantial publication
    • Three (3) years’ experience as Senior Librarian or its equivalent
    • Membership of a relevant Professional Body
    • Relevant competencies in ICT applications, Library Management Systems and e-information
    • Exemplary work performance

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    Internal Auditor

    Job Details

    • PhD in (Accounting/ Finance)
    • Three (3) years’ experience as Internal Auditor I or comparable position,
    • Must possess CPA Part 3 or its equivalent
    • Exemplary work performance
    • Computer literacy in relevant areas

    OR

    • Must possess a PhD in (Accounting/ Finance)
    • Must possess CPA (K) or its equivalent
    • Must be a member of ICPAK
    • Computer literacy in relevant areas

    OR

    • Must possess a Master’s Degree (Accounting/ Finance)
    • Must possess CPA (K) or its equivalent
    • Three (3) years’ experience as Internal Auditor I or comparable position
    • Must be a member of ICPAK
    • Must have Computer literacy in relevant areas

    Method of Application

    Your application should indicate the job reference number, the School or Department and the area of specialisation.

    Send soft copy application to the email address: dvc-afp@ttu.ac.ke and one (1) hard copy of the application letter, accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae (signed on all pages), copies of certified academic and professional certificates, National ID card, current pay slip (if any) and other relevant testimonials. Provide your mobile numbers, email address and names of three (3) referees (who should send their recommendation letters directly to the undersigned in sealed envelope) to the address below:

    The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration, Finance & Planning)
    Taita Taveta University
    P.O. Box 635-80300,
    VOI

    In addition, shortlisted applicants will be required to submit valid and current clearance certificates from the following on the time of interview: Kenya Revenue Authority Higher Education Loans Board Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission Credit Reference Bureau Certificate of Good Conduct from the Kenya Directorate of Criminal Investigations The application should reach on or before 19th July, 2019.

    NOTE: Successful candidates for the position of Professor, Associate Professor and Senior Lecturer shall be eligible for appointment to the position of the Dean of School. The successful candidate for Internal Audit shall be eligible for appointment as Head of Internal Audit Department. Taita Taveta University is an Equal opportunity employer; Only qualified and shortlisted applicants will be contacted; Persons with disability are encouraged to apply; Taita Taveta University does not levy any fees for job application. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

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