When you are applying for a job, your CV is what determines whether or not you get an interview. Therefore, the CV  you use should be well done and should sell you as the best candidate for the position. In this article, check out a sample CV that will help guide you when you are drafting your CV in order to get a job in Kenya.

Free Sample CV Format You Can Use

Kibet Ngeng
PO. BOX 30103-60200, Nairobi.
Tel: +254 710 000 000
Email: kibetngeng@gmail.com
PROFILE SUMMARYA keen to detail and result driven accountant with experience navigating through the roles accorded to me meticulously and diligently. My course work and work experience saw me grow in areas such as; accounting and finance. Some of the deliverables I was engaged include; Capturing information into the database, assisted in processing loans to the clients, evaluation of loan applications to determine loan eligibility and offering financial advice and recommendations to clients by systematically guiding them on how to use the acquired capital to grow their business in order to achieve profits. In addition, I also possess the ability to lead teams and ensure proficiency in all the duties they undertake. I am now seeking an opportunity in a suitable position in Accounting where I can implement sound Accounting Policies and interpret guidance in regards to financial transactions.

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Year of birth:

  • Bachelor of Economics – KLM University; 2011 to 2015
  • Certified Public Accountants, CPA 4-MPT 2012 to date
  • Certificate in Computer Studies- JP College; 2010
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education – GHC Girls High School; 2006 to 2009


  • Economics: I am highly skilled in all elements of economics for example micro and macro economics, production and consumption.
  • Accounting: Skilled in handling general accounting principles such as reconciliations, petty cash management, preparing management accounts, the general ledgers, balancing of accounts among other accounting functions.
  • Financial skills: I have gained substantial knowledge in summarizing financial status by collecting information and preparing statement of financial position, monitoring actual expenditure against the budget
  • Auditing: Knowledgeable in statutory audit; verifying the reliability, authenticity and integrity of payment vouchers, schedules and financial data and providing independent assurance to the management on the implementation and effectiveness of the internal control system.
  • Financial Accounting: Knowledge in analyzing business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice.
  • Tax and statutory: Well versed in various taxes (VAT, income tax and withholding) with knowledge in the preparation of statutory payments i.e. (PAYE, NSSF, NHIF) and payroll.
  • Detail oriented: I value accuracy and ensure every duty I undertake pays close attention to details and captures all the valuable data in terms of cost monitoring and compilation of detailed financial reports
  • Integrity and Discipline: High levels of integrity demonstrated in my ability to follow instructions from my superiors without question as well as handling financial information with confidentiality.
  • ICT Competence: Proficient in navigating MS. Office suites, email and internet. Additionally, I am also skilled in using sage pastel and QuickBooks.

Credit Assistant
XYZ Limited; January 2016 to date
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Capturing information into the database.
  • Assisted in processing loans to the clients.
  • Evaluation of loan applications to determine loan eligibility.
  • Offering financial advice and recommendations to clients by systematically guiding them on how to use the acquired capital to grow their business in order to achieve profits.
  • Conducting research on market intelligence and writing reports.

Accounts Assistant
ABC Advocates; April 2015 to December 2015
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing daily transactions and maintaining financial statements of the firm.
  • Reconcile customer’s accounts and payments.
  • Provide daily reports on clients.
  • Preparing requested quotations.

Accounts Assistant
ECD Advocates; February 2012 to May 2012
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintained books of accounts.
  • Prepared financial Statements.
  • Processing customers’ invoices and filing payment vouchers.

Mrs. Jane Chela
Director School of Economics
AGC University
Mr. Mary Njagi
Chief Executive Officer
ABC Advocates

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There you go you can use this sample CV format to come up with your own resume. If you feel you are unable to come up with a good CV format you can get in touch with a CV writing professional who will draft one on your behalf.