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Samuel Okero

Samuel Okero

Manager Finance


  1. To meet our customer’s statutory and regulatory requirements satisfactorily through efficient and effective management of our resources.
  2. To facilitate the College’s activities through the financing of other departments within the college to enable them to undertake their duties smoothly.
  3. General management of finance operations.

Relevance to our Clients

  1. Ensure adequate and timely provision of funds for the college operations.
  2. Works with management to prepare organization budgets and forecasts and report back on the progress against these throughout the year.
  3. it is key in preparing documents required for financing.
  4. Tracks all transactions and management of any government reporting.

Services offered at the Finance and Accounts department include:

1. Bookkeeping 

Bookkeeping is the most basic financial activity at Bukura Agricultural College this includes tracking all of the transactions in the organization, covering both sales and expenses. 

2. Financial Reporting and Control

 At Bukura Agricultural College the Financial Reporting and Control is the function that takes raw accounting entries and transforms them into usable and comparable financial statements it involves everything from ruling on how to implement accounting principles to designing financial processes of the organization, selecting accounting systems, liaising with external auditors, and ensuring that there are no gaps or oversights in existing processes.

3. Tax and Compliance

At Bukura Agricultural College, the Tax and Compliance function makes sure all of the government forms and filings are sent complete and on time to the taxman. The department ensures the timely remittance of statutory deductions to KRA, NSSF, and NHIF, it also ensures that the College's Annual Accounts are submitted to the Auditor General on time.

4. Treasury & Working Capital Management

At Bukura Agricultural College Treasury and Working Capital Management ensures that the college does not run out of cash. This means, among other things, forecasting the upcoming working capital (receivables, payables and inventory) needs of the college.

5. Budgeting

At Bukura Agricultural College budgeting is the function responsible for selecting between the various uses of capital, and resources at the disposal of the college. A strong budgeting function will not only forecast project benefits but will also track these benefits over time to determine whether the use of capital was as effective as originally anticipated. Therefore the department ensures compliance with set budgetary levels enhancing financial discipline and prudence in the utilization of College Resources.

6. Assets Management 

At Bukura Agricultural College the department manages College Assets and property to maximize taxpayers' value by maintaining and updating a catalogue of assets and property held by the College including their status in terms of working condition and also ensuring the biological assets are valued. It also identifies and recommends for disposal of all idle assets held by departments.


Bukura Agricultural College grew from the former Bukura Institute in 1974 under the Ministry of Agriculture with the mandate of offering certificate courses in Agriculture. In 1992, the Institute’s status was upgraded from awarding certificate courses to awarding Diploma courses in Agriculture and renamed Bukura Agricultural College (BAC). Following the enactment of the Bukura Agricultural College Act, Cap.348 of 1999, BAC became a state corporation under the then Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries. The College is currently operating as a State Corporation under the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation.

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