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Chief Finance Manager Job in Kenya

Lake Victoria South Water Services Board (LVSWSB) was established on 12th March 2004 vide gazette notice No.1714 under the Water Act 2002 as a State Corporation.

It is responsible for the provision of efficient and economical Water and Sanitation Services in Kisumu, Kericho, Bomet, Kisii, Nyamira, Migori, Homa Bay, Siaya and some parts of Nandi and Narok Counties.

The Board wishes to recruit a self driven, result oriented and qualified individual to fill the following vacant post:

Chief Manager Finance (Re-Advertised)

Ref: HR. 2/07/2015

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be on three (3) years renewable contract terms of service and will report to Chief Executive Officer. 

He or she will perform the following duties and responsibilities.
  • Formulation and implementation of sound financial policies, procedures, strategies and systems.
  • Manage financial resources effectively and efficiently through the development of activity based budgets and implementation of strict budgetary control measures.
  • Analyzing the Board’s financial reports and advising management on appropriate financial performance improvement strategies.
  • Manage daily financial transactions and ensures that they are carried out in accordance with acceptable accounting standards and statutory requirements.
  • Work with different departments in the Board in evaluating the budget and ensuring that budgetary provisions are adhered to.
  • Managing all the Board’s internal and external financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting requirements.
  • Overseeing the production of timely and accurate monthly, quarterly and annual financial management accounts and other reports.
Required Qualifications

For appointment to this position the successful candidate must:-
  • Have a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting or Finance Option) from a recognized University
  • Have a CPA (K) and must be a member of ICPAK
  • Have work experience in ERP system or any other similar accounting system.
  • Masters Degree in Business Administration (Finance option) from a reputable university is an added advantage.
  • Have at least 10 years experience in finance management in a busy organization with at least 5 years experience in a public institution in a senior level.
  • Experience in management of donor funds will be an added advantage.
  • Have good cash management skills and experience in tax management.
  • Have effectively coordinated internal and external audits in the past.
  • Have a good experience in preparation of final accounts according to the PFM Act.
  • Must meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on integrity and leadership.  
Please attach copies of compliance certificates from KRA, EACC and HELB and a certificate of good conduct from the CID.

How to Apply
If you meet the requirements for any of the above positions, please send your application attaching a detailed CV, certified copies of academic/professional certificates and testimonials stating your current position, remuneration and telephone contact by 15th January 2016, indicating “  Ref; No. of the specific job ” on the envelop to the following address.

Applications for the post of Chief Executive Officer should be addressed to 

The Chief Executive Officer, 
Lake Victoria South Water Services Board, 
Lavictors House Off-Ring Road Milimani, 
P. O. Box 3325, 

LVSWSB is an equal opportunity employer

Persons with disability, women and minority groups are encouraged to apply. 

We are committed to the eradication of all forms of corruption in the Board.

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