USIU Accountant Job in Kenya

United States International University-Africa, situated in Nairobi, Kenya is the most diverse university in East and Central Africa catering to over 6500 students from 62 nationalities, and with a global network of over 16,000 alumni.

It is also the only other university in Africa to receive local and American accreditation of its 22 degree programs.

In line with USIU РAfrica’s commitment to providing quality, affordable education through world-class service delivery platforms, USIU-Africa is seeking to recruit a suitable candidate for the following position:


Reporting to the Principal Accountant- Receivables, the holder of this position will responsible for supporting the day to day running of the accounts receivables function.

Key Responsibilities

  • Handle queries pertaining to student fees balance and issue statements of account as and when required.
  • Maintain and update student accounts
  • Lift holds for registration and financial clearance to students
  • Process student refunds on a monthly basis.
  • Reconcile cafeteria debit notes on a monthly basis
  • Reconcile club accounts and special events account.
  • Reconcile Transport and Student Health insurance accounts
  • Draft letters and prepare invoices for students.
  • Perform other duties assigned

Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience

  • Completed CPA (K) / ACCA (Final Level)
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in a similar position.

Personal Attributes & Competencies

  • Must have experience working with ERPs and be proficient in Excel.
  • Thorough understanding of IFRS concepts
  • Confidentiality and integrity;
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Relationship builder & effective negotiator;
  • Good Communication skills;
  • Self-motivated;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Adaptability and reliability

If you have the requisite qualifications and experience and want to work as a team member in a modern and progressive institution where you can make a difference, please apply.

Interested applicants must provide a cover letter and a current CV, certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three referees, current salary and benefits, telephone and e-mail contacts to the address below by Friday, February 24, 2017.

Director of Human Resources,
United States International University – Africa
P.O Box 14634-00800, Nairobi, Kenya


USIU-Africa is an equal opportunity employer.

Accounting and Finance
Updated: February 9, 2017 — 7:08 am