Name: Dr. Job Omagwa
Department/Unit/Section: Accounting and Finance
Contact Address: P.O. Box 70349 00400
Position: Lecturer
 

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Dr. Job Omagwa holds a PhD (Finance) degree and an MBA (Finance) degree- both from the University of Nairobi and a BBA degree (Accounting and Management- Magna Cum Laude) from The University of Eastern Africa, Baraton. Dr. Omagwa has extensive experience in Banking practice, Operations Management (in the Corporate World) and Lectureship (at the University Level).
In the context of University administration, Dr. Omagwa has served as the Examinations Coordinator for Kenyatta University (Nyeri campus) where he equally served as the Postgraduate Coordinator. In addition, he has served in several departmental committees (such as review of academic programmes) in the Department of Accounting and Finance and at the School of Business, Kenyatta University. Dr. Omagwa has also served as an academic advisor for Bcom Finance students at Nyeri Campus and Embu
Campus.
In addition, Dr. Omagwa has considerable experience in the corporate sector. He served as the Head of Credit/Advances at Consolidated Bank of Kenya Limited (Murang’a Branch) in the period 2005-2006; he also served as an Operations Officer at Dubai Bank Kenya Limited. Dr. Omagwa equally worked with Doshi Group of Companies where he served as the Operations Coordinator for the six Companies which form the Doshi Group.
Dr. Omagwa has over thirteen (13) years of experience at the University Level. He has lectured at several levels besides being an internal examiner and an external examiner in various public and private Universities in Kenya. He has actively participated in teaching PhD, Msc, MBA, BCom and BBA programmes in Accounting and Finance areas of specialization. This is in relation to postgraduate and undergraduate levels at several Universities in Kenya which include: Kenyatta University, Shandong
Normal University (PR China), Daystar University, Kenya Methodist University, Catholic University of Eastern Africa, St. Paul’s University, Riara University, Moi University (Nairobi Campus) and Kenya School of Professional Studies (KSPS). Dr. Omagwa has equally participated in curriculum development in some of these Universities besides developing Teaching Modules.
In terms of external linkages in the academic sector, Dr. Omagwa is a long-term visiting Professor at Shandong Normal University (SDNU), Jinan City, Shandong Province, PR China. In addition, he serves as an external examiner with Technical University of Mombasa (TUM) and Mount Kenya University. He has examined MBA projects and PhD work for the two institutions. Dr. Omagwa has also internally examined PhD (Finance) theses, MBA (Finance Projects) and MSc (Finance) theses for Department of
Accounting and Finance at Kenyatta University. Dr. Omagwa has reviewed several book chapters. 

Dr. Omagwa equally has extensive experience in research. He has successfully supervised three PhD (Finance) theses for Kenyatta University besides having successfully supervised more than one hundred (100) Masters Students in several programmes i.e. MBA (Finance) Projects, MSc (Finance) Thesis and
MBA (Finance) Dissertations for Daystar University and St. Paul’s University. In addition, Dr. Omagwa has published more than forty two (42) academic papers and empirical work in Refereed journals besides presenting papers in several international conferences.
Dr. Omagwa’s areas of interest include: Banking, Real Estate Finance, Corporate Finance, Public Finance and Personal Finance.

Publications

  • International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Science, Vol. V, Issue No.X, 2021, Impact of China’s Monetary Aid on Kenya’s Public Debt Stock
    Authors: Siocha Justin, Ichani Francis and Omagwa Job, PhD
  •  IOSR Journal of Economics and Finance, Vol. 12, Issue No.5, 2021, Financial Management Practices and Financial Performance of Microfinance Banks in Kenya Authors: Christine Gichobi and Job Omagwa, PhD
  • International Journal of Research in Business and Social Science, Vol. 10, Issue No. 4, 2021. Systematic Risk and Performance of Stock Market in Kenya
    Authors: Nathan Mutwiri PhD, Job Omagwa PhD & Lucy Wamugo PhD. 

  • IOSR Journal of Economics and Finance, Vol. 12, Issue No. 4, 2021 Moderating Effect of Interest Rates on the Nexus between Firm Characteristics and Financial Stability of Microfinance Banks in Kenya Authors: Robinson Kweyu, Job Omagwa PhD & Farida Abdul PhD

  • Job Omagwa (2021) Affordable Housing Programme in Kenya: Policy Guidelines and Milestones.Public Policy and Administration Research www.iiste.org ISSN 2224-5731(Paper) ISSN 2225-0972(Online) Vol.11, No.2, 2021
  • Finance and Banking Studies. Vol. 9, Issue No. 4, 2020 Short-Term Debt and Financial Performance of SMEs in Buganda Region, Uganda Authors: Henry Mugisha, Job Omagwa PhD and James Kilika PhD
  • IOSR Journal of Economics and Finance. Vol. 11, Issue No. 5, 2020 Board Characteristics and Financial Distress of Listed Commercial Banks in Kenya Authors: Sammy Njoroge Maina & Job Omagwa, PhD Dr .Job Omagwa
  • Research Journal of Finance and Accounting, Vol. No.18, 2020 Dividend Decisions, Economic Growth and Firm’s Value of Firms Listed at Nairobi Securities Exchange Kenya. Authors: Francis K. Gitagia, Lucy Wamugo PhD & Job Omagwa, PhD
  • International Journal of Current Aspects in Finance, Banking and Accounting, Volume 2, Issue No. 1 (2020). Financial Inclusion and Bank stability of Commercial Banks Listed in Nairobi Securities Exchange, Kenya. Authors: Daisy Kinyua & Job Omagwa, PhD
  • International Journal of Business, Economics and Management Works, Volume 7, Issue No.4 (2020) Corporate Governance Strategy and Firm Value in the Context of Commercial Banks in Kenya Authors: Evans Machero Ochego, Job Omagwa PhD & Stephen Muathe, PhD
  • Research Journal of Finance and Accounting, IISTE, Vol. 11, Issue No. 10, (2020) Price Levels, Exchange Rates, Interest Rates and Return on Equity of Commercial Banks in Nigeria Authors: Malgit Amos Akims, Job Omagwa, PhD & John Mungai, PhD
  • Research Journal of Finance and Accounting, IISTE, Vol. 11, Issue 6, (2020) Diaspora Remittances and Stock Market Development at Nairobi Securities Exchange, Kenya Authors: Cliff Osoro, Eddie Simiyu, PhD & Job Omagwa, PhD
  • European Journal of Business and Management, IISTE, Vol. 12, Issue No. 15, (2020) Effect of Price Levels, Exchange Rates and Interest Rates on Return on Assets of Commercial Banks in Nigeria Authors: Malgit Amos Akims, Job Omagwa, PhD & John Mungai, PhD Dr .Job Omagwa
  • Journal of Business & Economic Policy, Vol. 6, Issue No. 4, (2019) Technical Efficiency of Deposit Taking Savings and Credit Cooperative Societies in Kenya Authors: Carolyne Jebiwott Kimutai, Ambrose Jagongo, PhD & Job Omagwa,PhD
  • International Journal of Finance & Banking Studies, ISSN: 2147-4486 Vol. 8, Issue No.4, (2019) Corporate Governance, Financial Performance and Firm Value: a Case of Commercial Banks in Kenya. Authors: Evans Machero Ochego, Job Omagwa, PhD & Stephen Muathe, PhD
  • International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, Vol. 9, Issue No. 11, (2019) Asset Quality and Efficiency of Deposit Taking Savings and Credit Cooperative Societies in Kenya Authors: Carolyne Jebiwott Kimutai, Ambrose Jagongo, PhD & Job Omagwa, PhD
  • International Journal of Scientific and Education Research- Vol.3, Issue No. 3. (2019) Microfinance Services and Financial Performance of SMEs in Meru Town, Kenya Authors: George Kirima & Job Omagwa, PhD
  • IOSR Journal of Economics and Finance, Vol.11, Issue No.2, (2020) Financial Structure and Financial Performance of Domestic Commercial Airlines in Kenya Authors: Benjamin Vundi Kasomba & Job Omagwa, PhD
  • International Academic Journal of Economics and Finance, Vol. 3, Issue No. 5, 121-139, (2020) Credit Management and Loan Portfolio Performance of Savings and Credit Cooperative Societies in Nyandarua County, Kenya Authors: Anne Gichuhi & Job Omagwa, PhD
  • The International Journal of Business & Management, Volume 8, Issue No. 4, (2020) Financial Characteristics and Firm Value of Commercial Banks Listed at Nairobi Securities Exchange, Kenya Authors: Paul Njenga, Job Omagwa, PhD & Festus Mithi, PhD
  • Benson O. Manei & Job Omagwa, Accounting Practices and Financial Performance of Public Schools in Makueni County, Kenya IOSR Journal of Economics and Finance-Vol. 10, Issue No. 3 (2019) 

  • Veronicah W. Mbuthia & Job Omagwa, Effect of Budgetary Control on Financial Performance of Selected Commercial Banks in Kenya, IOSR Journal of Economics and Finance-Vol. 10, Issue No. 3 (2019)

  • Laban Kinyua Chege, Job Omagwa and Farida Abdul, Specific Characteristics, Prudential Regulations and Non-Performing Loans of Commercial

    Banks Listed At Nairobi Securities Exchange, Kenya, IOSR Journal of Economics and Finance (IOSR-JEF) e-ISSN: 2321-5933, p-ISSN, Vol. 10, Issue 5 (2019)

  • Ben Yator Kanda, John Mungai,  and Job Omagwa, Capital Structure and Profitability of Insurance Firms Listed At Nairobi Securities Exchange, Kenya, IOSR Journal of Economics and Finance (IOSR-JEF) e-ISSN: 2321-5933, p-ISSN, Vol. 10, Issue 6 (2019)

  • International Journal of Scientific and Education Research- Vol.3 Issue No. 3. (2019) Corporate Governance Structure and Profitability of Deposit Taking Savings and Credit Co-operative Societies in Nyeri County, Kenya, Peter Wanjiru Njuguna & Job Omagwa, PhD

  • International Journal of Scientific and Education Research- Vol.2, Issue No. 6. (2019) Bank Characteristics and Financial Performance of Lower Tier Commercial Banks in Kenya, Newton Maingi, John Mungai PhD & Job Omagwa, PhD

  • International Journal of Scientific and Education Research- Vol.3, Issue No. 3. (2019) Microfinance Services and Financial Performance of SMEs in Meru Town, Kenya, George Kirima & Job Omagwa, PhD

  • IOSR Journal of Economics and Finance-Vol. 10, Issue No. 3 (2019) Accounting Practices and Financial Performance of Public Schools in Makueni County, Kenya By Benson O. Manei & Job Omagwa, PhD

  • IOSR Journal of Economics and Finance-Vol. 10, Issue No. 3 (2019) Effect of Budgetary Control on Financial Performance of Selected Commercial Banks in Kenya By Veronicah W. Mbuthia & Job Omagwa, PhD

  • David Okoth Otecko & Job Omagwa,  Credit Facilities and Growth of Large-Scale Sugarcane Farms in Migori County, Kenya International Journal of Business and Management, Vol. 6, Issue No.11, 2018

  • Linda Nyambura Mwaniki & Job Omagwa, Financial Literacy and Growth of Small and Medium Enterprises in Nyeri County, Kenya,  International Journal of Economics, Business and Management Research, Vol. 2, Issue No.6, 2018

  • Robert Ngatia Wathegi & Job Omagwa, Firm Characteristics and Growth of Small and Medium Enterprises in Nyeri County, Kenya, International Journal of Economics, Business and Management Research, Vol. 2, Issue No.6, 2018

  • Irene Nyawira Gichugu & Job Omagwa, Debtors Management and Financial Performance of Microfinance Institutions in Nyeri County, Kenya, International Journal of Scientific and Education Research, Vol. 2, Issue No. 6, 2018

  • Reuben Ndege Mokaya & Job Omagwa, Financial Inclusion Tools and Profitability of Selected Commercial Banks in Kenya, International Journal of Scientific and Education Research, Vol. 2, Issue No. 6, 2018

  • Newton Murithi Maingi, John Mungai, PhD & Job Omagwa, Bank Characteristics and Financial Performance of Lower Tier Commercial Banks in Kenya. International Journal of Scientific and Education Research, Vol. 2, Issue No. 6, 2018

  • Allan Muriithi Njogu & Job Omagwa, Loan Administration and Financial Performance of Savings and Credit Co-Operative Societies in Kirinyaga County, Kenya, International Journal of Current Aspects in Finance, Vol. 4, Issue No. 2, 55-70, 2018

  • Brenda Molonko, PhD, Ambrose Jagongo, PhD & Job Omagwa, Debt Servicing and Sectoral Economic Growth in Kenya, Applied Economics and Finance Journal, Vol. 5, Issue No. 3, 100-107, (2018)

  • Kipkirui Edwin & Job Omagwa, Credit Management Practices and Financial Performance of Microfinance Institutions in Nairobi Central Business District, Kenya, International Journal of Scientific and Education Research, Vol. 2, Issue No. 04, (2018)

  • Christine Lung’aho & Job Omagwa,  Working Capital Management and Profitability of Firms Listed under Construction and Allied Sector at the Nairobi Securities Exchange, Kenya, International Journal of Scientific and Education Research, Vol. 2, Issue No. 04 (2018)

  • Lincoln Rugui & Job Omagwa, Effect of Financial Management Practices on Performance of Selected Small and Medium Enterprises in Limuru Town, Kenya, International Journal of Scientific and Education Research, Vol. 2, Issue No. 05, (2018)

  • Dennis Thairu Ndegwa & Job Omagwa,  Effect of Deposit Mobilization on Financial Performance of Deposit Taking Micro Finance Institutions in Nairobi Central Business District, Kenya, The International Journal of Business & Management, Vol. 6, Issue No.7 (2018)

  • Farhiya Ali Adan & Job Omagwa, Relationship between Firm Financials and Dividend Policy of Firms Listed at Nairobi Securities Exchange, Kenya, International Journal of Scientific and Education Research, Vol. 2, Issue No. 05, (2018)

  • Irene Njeru & Job Omagwa, 2018, MOBILE BANKING AND PROFITABILITY OF TIER 1 COMMERCIAL BANKS IN KENYA, International Journal of Scientific and Education Research Vol. 2, No. 04.

  • Farhiya Ali Adan & Job Omagwa, 2018, RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FIRM FINANCIALS AND DIVIDEND POLICY OF FIRMS LISTED AT NAIROBI SECURITIES EXCHANGE, KENYA. International Journal of Scientific and Education Research Vol. 2, No. 05.

  • Dennis Thairu Ndegwa and Job Omagwa, 2018, Effect of Deposit Mobilization on Financial Perfomance of Deposit Taking Micro Finance Institutions in Nairobi Central Business District, Kenya, THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT ISSN 2321–8916, Vol 6 Issue 7 July, 2018

  • Kipkirui Edwin & Job Omagwa, 2018, CREDIT MANAGEMENT PRACTICES AND FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF MICROFINANCE INSTITUTIONS IN NAIROBI CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT, KENYA. International Journal of Scientific and Education Research
    Vol. 2, No. 04.

  • Lincoln Rugui and Job Omagwa, 2018, EFFECT OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT PRACTICES ON PERFORMANCE OF SELECTED SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES IN LIMURU TOWN, KENYA, International Journal of Scientific and Education Research, Vol. 2, No. 05.
  • Christine Lung’aho and Job Omagwa, 2018, WORKING CAPITAL MANAGEMENT AND PROFITABILITY OF FIRMS LISTED UNDER CONSTRUCTION AND ALLIED SECTOR AT THE NAIROBI SECURITIES EXCHANGE, KENYA. International Journal of Scientific and Education Research, Vol. 2, No. 04.
  • Brenda Molonko, Ambrose Jagongo, Job Omagwa, (2018) Debt Servicing and Sectoral Economic Growth in Kenya, Applied Economics and Finance Journal, Vol. 5, Issue No. 3, 100-107, 
  • Ruri Joseph & Omagwa, Job, (2018) Capital Structure and Financial Performance of Small and Medium Enterprises in Embu County, Kenya, IOSR Journal of Business and Management, Vol. 20, Issue No. 5, 01-10 
  • Ouma, Amabel, Job Omagwa, & Ngaba D., (2018) Financial Innovations and Performance of Deposit Taking SACCOs in Nairobi City County, Kenya , International Journal of Economics, Business and Management Research, ISSN 2456-7760.Vol. 2, Issue No. 2, 515-532, 
  •  Andrew K. Govedi & Job Omagwa, (2018) Control Systems and Financial Performance of Public Institutions of Higher Learning in Vihiga County, Kenya, IOSR Journal of Business and Management, Vol. 20, Issue No. 4, 31-41 Internal 
  • Samuel Nathaniel Ampah, Jagongo Ambrose, Job Omagwa & Siaw Frimpong, (2017) Effect of Access to Credit and Financial Services on Poverty Reduction in Central Region of Ghana, Journal of Business and Social Sciences- ISSN 2219-1933; 2219-6021. Vol.8 Issue No. 8 
  • Merceline Mumbi & Job Omagwa, (2017) Credit Risk Management and Financial Performance of Selected Commercial Banks in Kenya, IOSR Journal of Business and Management-e-ISSN: 2278-487x, p-ISSN: 2319-7668. Vol. 19, Issue No. 11 
  • Moranga Getii Kevin, Job Omagwa (2017), Debtors Management and Financial Performance of Selected Microfinance Institutions at Nairobi City County In Kenya, International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, Volume 7, Issue 12, December 2017 464 ISSN 2250-3153
  • Jerop Toroitich, Dr. Job Omagwa (2017), Credit Risk Management and Performance of Loan Portfolios among Saccos in Kisumu County, Kenya The International Journal Of Business & Management (ISSN 2321–8916) Vol 5 Issue 11
  • Mumbi Wanjugu Mercylynne, Job Omagwa,(2017) Credit Risk Management And Financial Performance Of Selected Commercial Banks In Kenya,IOSR Journal of Business and Management (IOSR-JBM) e-ISSN: 2278-487X, p-ISSN: 2319-7668. Volume 19, Issue 11. Ver. VII (November. 2017), PP 92-98
  • Hassan Issack Bulle, Job Omagwa,(2017) Financial Management and Financial Performance of Firms Listed under Manufacturing and Allied Sector at the Nairobi Securities Exchange, Kenya. The International Journal Of Business & Management (ISSN 2321–8916) Vol 5 Issue 11
  • Joseph Kamunya, Job Omagwa (2017), Bancassurance and Profitability of Selected Commercial Banks in Kenya,The International Journal Of Business & Management (ISSN 2321–8916) Vol 5 Issue 11
  • Irene Njoki Mbugua, Job Omagwa,2017, Agency Banking and Financial Performance of Commercial Banks in Embu County, Kenya. International Academic Journal of Economics and Finance | Volume 2, Issue 3, pp. 348-367 
  • Amphah S., Jagongo A., Omagwa J. and Fringpong S.,Effect of Internet Banking on Financial Performance of Listed Commercial Banks in Kenya.Journal of Business & Management- Vol. 5, No. 10 (2017)
  • Edwin Mutura & Job Omagwa (2017) Challenges associated with Adoption of Agency Banking and Bank Performance: A Case of Selected Commercial Banks in Kenya. Journal of Business and Management- Vol. 19, No.4 (2017)
  • Gladys Mwaniki, Job Omagwa,(2017), Asset Structure and Financial Performance: A Case of Firms Quoted under Commercial and Services Sector at the Nairobi Securities Exchange, Kenya Research Journal of Finance and Accounting-Vol. 8, No. 4 
  • Job Omagwa, Elijah Kihooto,Grace Reardon,(2017) Oil Retail Pricing and Price Controls: A Case of Oil Marketing Sector in Kenya Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development- Vol. 8, No.2
  • Mateka M., Gogo J. & Omagwa J., Effect of Internet Banking on Financial Performance of Listed Commercial Banks in Kenya, *American Journal of Finance- Vol.1 No.2 (2016)
  • Job Omagwa & Robert Odunga,(2016), Asymmetric Information, Demographics and Housing Decisions amongst Apartment Households in Nairobi County, Kenya, Journal of Business and Management- Vol. 18, No.11 (2016), pp57-69.
  • Elijah Kihoto, Job Omagwa, Muturi Wachira, Emojong Ronald (2016), Financial Distress in Commercial and Services Companies Listed at Nairobi Securities Exchange, Kenya, European Journal of Business and Management- Vol. 8, No. 27 (2016), pp 86-89. 
  • Job Omagwa,Lucy Wamugo,(2016), A Profile of Urban Owner-Occupied Residential Households’ Characteristics in Nairobi City County, Kenya,Developing Country Studies,ISSN 2224-607X,ISSN 2225-0565,Vol 6, No.7, 2016
  • Job Omagwa,Robert Odunga (2016),Securitization and the Subprime Mortgage Crisis of 2007-2008 ,Research Journal of Finance and Accounting,Vol.7,No.10,109-115.
  • Job Omagwa and Josiah Aduda ,The Mediating Effect of Housing Search on the relationship between Demographics and Residential Housing Decisions amongst Apartment Households in Nairobi County, Kenya, Advances in Management & Applied Economics, vol. 5, no.4, 2015, 105-123,ISSN: 1792-7544 (print version), 1792-7552(online)Scienpress Ltd, 2015
  •  Job O. Omagwa1 and Josiah O. Aduda,The Influence of Demographics on Owner-Occupied Housing Decisions: A Case of Apartment Households in Nairobi County, Kenya Business & Entrepreneurship Journal, vol.4, no.1, 2015, 11-26,ISSN: 2241-3022 (print version), 2241-312X Scienpress Ltd, 2015