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Senior Accountant

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Reporting to Principal Accountant - Costing and Management Information the job holder is responsible for preparation of periodic management reports in the Authority


Applicants will also be expected to fulfill the requirements of Chapter 6 of the constitution of Kenya. Specifically,they must obtain and submit the following certification:
  1. Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
  2. Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  3. Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  4. Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  5. Clearance from the Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
Application Procedure
If your career profile matches the requirements of any of the above positions, please submit your application with a detailed curriculum vitae indicating your qualifications, experience, present position, e-mail address and mobile telephone number with copies of certificates, testimonials and Identity Card.


  1. Taking responsibility for the reports emerging from the division and all documentation sent to the Head of Section/Head of Department
  2. Supervising, coaching and mentoring junior departmental staff
  3. Participating in departmental planning and budgeting meetings
  4. Ensuring quality control and customer service
  5. Ensuring analysis’ of trends in traffic volumes, shipping movements and classes of cargo are carried out.
  6. Liaising with other units within the department and other departments with the view of obtaining financial data for the preparation of financial Management Information reports
  7. Identifying long-term financial implications of proposed actions (i.e. effect of capital expenditure project on cash flow)
  8. Maintaining updated databank on cash flow statements, loan justification reports and traffic trends.
  9. Overseeing the day to day running of Management Information Unit
  10. Reviewing planning assumptions in the light of actual performance
  11. Preparing monthly, annual and long-term cash flow statements
  12. Calculating relevant Management Financial and statistical ratios as prescribed from time to time by the management
  13. Conducting financial appraisals for existing and proposed investments and loans
  14. Preparing financial reports as directed by the Head of Department

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Mombasa
Area of work: Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Accounting; Financial analysis; Financial reporting; CPA certification; Quality control and supervision; Mentoring and coaching
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Kenya Ports Authority

Transportation, logistics, storageCompany size: 500-1000 people

Established in January 1978 under an Act of Parliament, KPA is mandated to manage and operate the Port of Mombasa and all scheduled seaports along Kenya’s coastline that include Lamu, Malindi, Kilifi, Mtwapa, Kiunga, Shimoni, Funzi and Vanga. In addition, the Authority manages Inland Waterways as well as Inland Container Depots at Embakasi, Eldoret and Kisumu.

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