KNLS recruitment for Finance & Administration – Kenya December 2018

Assistant Director Finance & Administration Job at Kenya National Library Service Board

Grade 3


  • Assistant Director, Finance and Administration, will co-ordinate the Finance and Accounts services and will be responsible to Deputy Director, Finance and Administration.
  • Co-ordinate compliance to financial policies and procedures and ensuring sound financial principles and controls within knls.
  • Co-ordinate the planning, designing, reviewing, coordinating, controlling and implementing of proper accounting systems
  • Co-ordinate training and development of staff in the Finance & Accounts Department.
  • Co-ordinate and ensure fair and equitable distribution of resources across the branch network.
  • Co-ordinate the preparation, monitoring and reporting of budget.
  • Supervision and appraisal of staff
  • Perform duties that may be assigned from time to time by Management.


  • A Master’s Degree in Business Administration- Finance/Accounting Option or it’s equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Five (5) years continuous work experience post-graduation, three (3) of which must be in Senior Management as an Accountant of Auditor in a similar or large institution.
  • CPA (K) in good standing.
  • Demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities, professional competence and administrative management of an accounts division in a large institution.
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results
  • Familiar with Government of Kenya’s Operational Procedures
  • Information Technology (knowledge)
  • Valid member of Finance/Accounting/Internal Auditors or any other relevant Professional Body.
  • Other added skills and experience will be an added advantage
  • Valid certificate of good conduct

Additional Skills

  • Good Communication skills
  • Good public and customer relations skills
  • Good report writing skills
  • Good management Skills
  • Integrity

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send their application, a detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates, National

Identification card and testimonials from your current or previous employer by 31st December, 2018 at 5:00pm to:

The Director/CEO

Kenya National Service

P.O BOX 30573-00100




Kenya National Library Service is an equal opportunity employer, women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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