KASNEB was established by the Government of Kenya on 24 July 1969. The Accountants Act, Cap 531 of the Laws of Kenya, which was enacted in July 1977, gave KASNEB retroactive recognition since its inception in 1969.
The mandate of KASNEB is the development of syllabuses, conduct of professional and technician examinations and certification of candidates in finance, accountancy, governance, management, information technology among other related disciplines; the promotion of its qualifications nationally and internationally and the accreditation of relevant training institutions.
In pursuance of the mandate, KASNEB enhances its existing products and introduces new ones in order to meet the needs of the marketplace.
To be a world-class professional examinations body.
To provide globally competitive professionals by offering quality examinations in finance, accountancy, governance, management, information technology and related disciplines.