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Director of accounting

County of Nyeri
Nyeri, Kenya

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Temporary

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Job Summary

(i) Relevant working experience of ten (10) years in the Accounting, Auditing or
Financial field, three (3) of which must be at a senior management position.
(ii) Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:-
Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business, Commerce or equivalent from a
recognized University in Kenya.
(iii) Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines:-
Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Commerce or equivalent from a
recognized University in Kenya.
(iv) Passed Part III of Certified Public Accountant(CPA) / ACCA
(v) Registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK)
and in good standing.
(vi) A certificate in Senior Management Course from a recognized institution;
(vii) Demonstrated professional competence in the field of Accounting Services; and
shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
(viii) Must satisfy the provisions of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya, 2010

Responsibilities

(i) Providing advisory services to the departmental heads and other stakeholders on all
financial and accounting matters;
(ii) Interpreting and implementing financial regulations and procedures, Treasury circulars,
letters and instructions;
(iii)Developing supplementary financial regulations and procedures to enhance internal
controls.
(iv)Maintaining appropriate and up to date accounting records.
(v) Preparing management financial reports which include monthly expenditure returns,
monthly bank reconciliations, revenue/AIA returns, cash flow statements, analysis of
deposits;
(vi)Submitting monthly check list confirming compliance with the requirements for
preparation and submission of management and statutory reports to the chief officer.
(vii) Authorizing payments, signing cheques, and identifying suitable cheque signatories
and setting limits as appropriate;
(viii) Monitoring implementation of Accounting Standards and systems for compliance
including Integrated Financial Management Information System (IFMIS) operations;
(ix)Following up on Audit matters including compilation of Treasury memorandum in
respect of all departments.
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(x) Following up on implementation of the Internal Auditor and Auditor General’s
recommendations.
(xi)Following up on implementation of the Senate and County Assembly Public Accounts
and Investment Committee recommendations.
(xii) Preparing of Bi-annual accounts;
(xiii) Consolidating cash flow projections and expenditure returns submitted by
departments;
(xiv) Maintaining a check-list of returns and reports received from departments/county
entities to ensure compliance with the Law and Treasury circulars.
(xv) Overseeing and directing the activities of the document/payment vouchers

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 7 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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