Kwame Nkrumah University
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Chief Financial Officer

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Kwame Nkrumah University invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced members of the public to fill the following vacancies:

Chief Financial Officer

Job Purpose:

Responsible for directing and overseeing all aspects of the Financial and Accounting functions of the university in order to ensure transparency, accountability and value for money.

Principal Accountabilities:

i. To prepare and monitor budgets and cash flows of overall income and expenditures of the university.

ii. To initiate strategic planning of the resource allocations to the various Schools, Units and Departments.

iii. To ensure completeness, accuracy and validity of university financial information and safeguard of the University assets.

iv. To provide timely quarterly and audited annual reports to Management.

v. To advise Management on trends in expenditures and income to ensure that financial decisions are kept in line with budget allocations, expenditures and income.

vi. To ensure the security of transaction documents and enforce accountability of staff supervised.

vii. To undertake such duties as assigned by the Vice-Chancellor or Council.

Qualifications and Personal Attributes:

i. Must have a full Grade Twelve (12) School Certificate with at least 5 Credits that must include English Language and Mathematics.

ii. Must have a Bachelor of Accountancy or full ZICA, ACCA or CIMA.

iii. Must possess a Masters Degree in a related field.

iv. Must be well vested with Government and University operations.

v. Must have a minimum of 5 years experience in accounts and finance in a reputable institution at the Senior Management level.

vi. Must be computer literate.

vii. Must have good interpersonal skills.

viii. Emotional stability and ability to balance the requirements of different stakeholders of the University.

ix. Integrity, honesty, ethical values, professional conduct and soberness of character are mandatory requirements.

x. Must have proof of valid membership to the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants.

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Mode of Application

Candidates meeting the stated requirements are required to submit their applications comprising the following:

  • Letter of application.
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Zambia Qualifications Authority (ZAQA) authenticated copies of
  • academic and professional qualifications.
  • Names and addresses of two (2) professional referees and one (1) character reference.

Applications marked with the “POSITION” of interest must be addressed


The Registrar

Kwame Nkrumah University

Munkoyo Street Plot No. 1583

P.O Box 80404




Email Address:

N.B: Kwame Nkrumah University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Female candidates are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted

candidates will be contacted and those that would not have heard

from the University should consider themselves unsuccessful. Please visit

the Kwame Nkrumah website at for more


Application deadline
14 Apr 15:00
Hand deliver applications to
Kwame Nkrumah University Munkoyo Street Plot No. 1583 P.O Box 80404 KABWE ZAMBIA