Job Ref: EHC/1353/2020.
Tax & Treasury

Centre for Public Finance and Tax (CPFT) as established by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), is intended to oversee local tax and public finance professionals in Kenya. Its inception is aligned to the objective of raising the standards of public finance and tax practice in Kenya through capacity building, regulation, research and policy development.

Job Summary:

The Candidate shall coordinate all the activities of the CPFT Board and serve as a link between the Board and the ICPAK Secretariat. He/she will be responsible for overseeing the implementation of policies, procedures and guidelines to ensure all CPFT operations conform to regulatory and statutory requirements in place.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and functionally to the Board, the candidate shall perform the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Formulate and implement the CPFT Board’s policies and broad objectives in consultation with the Board;
  • Develop consultation papers and undertake research to inform the CPFT Board in decision making on public finance, taxation and thought leadership;
  • Provide strategic linkages with business partners, government, other stakeholders and various regulatory authorities;
  • Recommend the annual corporate budget for Board’s approval and prudently manage the Centre’s resources within the approved budget guidelines;
  • Provide leadership in diversification of the CPFT’s revenue generation strategies to ensure business sustainability and continuity;
  • Support CPFT Board’s operations and administration through preparation of budgets, forecasts and workplans;
  • Advice the Board on the Centre’s performance through regular performance briefs;
  • Undertake any other function as shall be assigned from time to time.


Person Profile:

Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • University Degree in Accounting, Finance, Commerce, Law, Marketing or any other business-related field;
  • A Certified Public Accountant registered in Kenya (CPA(K)
  • Any other relevant post-graduate or certification qualifications will be an added advantage.

Key Competencies and Personal attributes

  • Ability to work effectively under multiple assignments and within set deadlines;
  • Highly motivated, energetic, go getter and a self-starter able to drive results;
  • Ability to effectively manage all key stakeholders;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to manage and grow business relationships;
  • Have excellent written English;
  • Strong planning, coordination and organizational skills;
  • Strong presentation skills;
  • Negotiation and closing skills.


Candidates will be required to satisfy the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 including:


  • Certificate of good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (CID)
  • Valid Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Clearance for the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Clearance from the Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)


How to Apply:

Interested candidates should email their application letter accompanied with a detailed CV in PDF format clearly indicating their current and expected salary to the following email address:

Applicants must also attach chapter six compliance documents or proof of having initiated compliance process.

Applications should be received on or before close of business on Wednesday 29th January, 2020. 

  Candidates are advised that Eagle HR Consultants DOES NOT charge any interview fee(s).

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.