CPA Jared Okello Otieno is a seasoned professional accountant able to serve in a challenging, multi-cultural, and dynamic business environment in the areas of accounting, finance, and auditing. He graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration; Accounting and Finance (Moi University Eldoret, 2002), he holds Masters in Business Administration (MBA) in Accounting and Finance (University of Eastern Africa Baraton, Eldoret; 2013). In readiness for Doctoral adventure, he enrolled for the Doctoral Research Training Program (University of Stellenbosh, South Africa; 2014). He is currently pursuing PhD in Business Administration (University of KwaZulu-Netal, South Africa, In Progress).


Prior to serving as the chairman in the School of Business and Management – Turkana University College, CPA Okello has served in various academic institutions (Maseno University, University of Eastern Africa, Baraton; Moi University, Narok) as a lecturer in the field of accounting, finance, and audit. Further, he has worked in development and Faith-Based Organizations (World Vision; COMID Kenya, Central Kenya Conference of the SDA Church) and government parastatal in various capacities in the accounts and finance department. Being a qualified accountant and a practicing auditor with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants Kenya (ICPAK), CPA Okello is serving as Audit Partner to PJJ & Associates.


In conjunction with teaching and scholarly pursuits, CPA Okello has invested his valuable time in journal publications with different titles eg. “Knowledge Capture and Acquisition Mechanisms at Rongo University”. International Journal of Progressive Sciences and Technologies 18 (2); “Integrated Financial Management Information System: a conceptual framework for Migori County, Kenya”. Public and Municipal Finance, 6(1), 37-45 among others. He has also published a book entitled Analysis of factors Affecting Investment Decisions of Commercial Banks, London: Scholars Press.


CPA Okello is a member of the Certified Public Accountants (K), Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), and a Certified Financial Modeler – International Academy of Business and Financial Management (IABFM). Besides his academic training CPA Okello is trained on ISO QRM leadership training, ISO 9001 certification, TQM leader: Central Kenya Conference of The Seventh-day Adventist Church, and the Business Counseling Training Program by the British Council


In order to execute his duties with precision CPA Okello has proficiency in Management Accounting Software (Quick Books, Great Plains, and Sage Pastel); Sun Accounting with Vision Excel and Willow 2000. These tools aid CPA Okello in levering accounting expertise and experience into a managerial roles.