School Assistant Bursar at Kitengela International School

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Kitengela International School

Job Summary:

  • This position is responsible for fees collection & all the accounting and finance aspects as assigned by the Schools management.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Daily receipting and reconciliations of fees through the school’s paybill and the bank.
  • Confirmation of requisitions for the school funding from activities, food, etc., ensuring all records are up to date.
  • Provide reports on bank balances, weekly returns on receivables, student population against fees for decision making.
  • Prepare and submit weekly reports tracking collections, remarks on outstanding balances, reconcile collections from ERP system to actual collection.
  • Respond to and verify any queries arising from the receivables account.
  • Preparation of monthly creditors summary for the school to facilitate payments.
  • Maintain up-to-date records on revenue-generating activities, ensuring they meet expected margins.
  • Prepare and submit timely reconciliation reports of funds disbursed for activities and trips with supporting invoices.
  • Timely response to queries and concerns raised by parents on various billings – transport, school activities, etc.
  • Preparation of the budget in collaboration with the Head of School and submission to the CFO for approval.
  • Monitor school budget to prevent overruns on set budget limits.
  • Reconciliation of receipted amounts against bank balances in the system (Mzizi).
  • Perform any other responsibilities assigned by the supervisor.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance from a recognized institution.
  • CPA II qualification.
  • At least 1-3 years’ experience in accounting; experience in a school setting or any other public/private institution is an advantage.
  • Proficiency in Sage or any other major ERPs.
  • Computer literacy and knowledge of accounting procedures and best practices.

Desired Competencies and Attributes:

  • High level of integrity.
  • Good time management skills with the ability to prioritize work.
  • Strong financial management skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills and experience in creating reports and presentations.
  • Familiarity with budget preparation and cash flow management.

Method of Application

Are you qualified for this position and are interested in working with us? We would like to hear from you. Kindly send a copy of your updated resume and letter of application in PDF format. Clearly indicating the job title on the subject email to; not later than 12th April, 2024. Shortlisting will be done on a rolling basis. Due to the large number of applications that we receive, kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Kitengela International School is an equal-opportunity employer and does not ask for money from applicants under any circumstances during the recruitment process.

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