School Bursar Job in Kenya

 Job Title: School Bursar

Hiring Organization: Starehe Girls Center
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Education
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES Competitive
Date Posted: 03/16/2024

Job Purpose

The overall responsibility and day-to-day management and supervision of the financial and accounting aspect of the school. The Bursar manages and oversees operations of student and staff accounts. Also provides leadership and direction for tuition and fee structure, sponsorship, billing and receivables, petty cash, and
payments. The bursar also ensures that accounting policies, controls and guidelines comply with procedures of the Centre and are adequate and effective
School Bursar Advert, & Job Description


Bachelors in accounting and finance from a CUE recognized institution.

A Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPA(K)).

A full member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).

Knowledge, experience, and qualifications

At least 5years of experience in the accounting area a large organization preferably in the education Sector.

A proven track record of character consistent with the ethos of Starehe.

Must be IT savvy with experience in modern computer packages to support decision making and operation of all functions.

Must be conversant with Financial Management Information Systems (FMIS)

Key competencies

A self-driven individual who is committed to sacrificial service, excellence, accountability, and leadership that is solely focused on the students and the good name of Starehe.

An individual of impeccable character, integrity, and good moral standing.

Excellent organizational skills: flexible and able to multi-task, with demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities.

Attention to detail and accuracy, planning and organizing.

Strong communication skills

Problem analysis

Strong judgment and problem-solving and supervisory skills

Strong sense of accountability, integrity, and ability to handle highly visible responsibilities.

Ability to take initiative, act independently and direct one’s own work.

Guided by exceptional common sense, maturity, discretion, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.

Key Performance Indicators

Timely provision of reports, stationery, furniture, kitchen supplies and other requirements in the day to day running of the school.

Prudent financial management.

Budget preparation and controls.

High Revenues in comparison to expenditure.

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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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