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Job Title
Finance Officer
Job Description

Position:                       Finance Officer

Location:                      Nairobi County

Reporting:                    Senior Finance Officer

About the Institute:

The Kenya BioVax Institute is a State Corporation tasked with the manufacturing, packaging and commercialization of specialized Health Products and Technologies (HPTs) that include vaccines, therapeutics and other biomedical products.


Job Purpose:

To process and record financial transactions in the book of accounts to identify, measure and communicate economic information through preparation of financial reports.



  1. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce (Finance/Accounting option), Finance, Economics, Business Administration, Business Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  2. Passed Part II of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) of Kenya or Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Examination; and
  3. Membership to a relevant professional body such as the Institute of Public Accountants (ICPAK) Kenya, Association of Chartered certified accountants (ACCA), or equivalent.
Job Specification

Key Competencies and skills

  1. Budgeting, monitoring and controlling;
  2. Ethical, integrity and professionalism;
  3. Good analytical skills;
  4. High emotional intelligence;
  5. Team player,
  6. Accountability;
  7. Creativity and innovative;
  8. Critical thinking;
  9. Interpersonal skills;
  10. Result-driven; and
  11. Excellent listening skills.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Collate for compilation of information required in the budgetary process;
  2. Carry out compilation of departmental annual budgetary estimates;
  3. Monitor commitments and expenditures for recurrent, development and donor funds.;
  4. Implement day-to-day operations in the division;
  5. Participate in development of supplementary financial regulations and procedures to enhance internal controls established through normal treasury regulations and procedures;
  6. Implement the department’s budget;
  7. Prepare monthly and quarterly management reports;
  8. Participate diligently in various committees as shall be appointed or tasked from time to time;
  9. Implement internal and external audit recommendations; and
  10. Maintain safe custody of all accountable documents.

 Terms of Service

The successful applicant will be appointed for five (5) year contract term and may be eligible for reappointment as per the Kenya BioVax Human Resource Policy and Procedures Manual.

Applications should include the following:

  1. Letter of Application (Indicate Vacancy Number)
  2. Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae with telephone number and e-mail address
  3. Three letters of professional reference with contact telephone numbers and e-mail addresses
  4. Copies of Academic Certificates and Transcripts
No Sought
Advert Ref
February Recruitment 2024