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Published: Sep 13, 2022 (18 days ago)

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Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  • a minimum of eight (8) years relevant work experience with at least three (3) years in supervisory role;
  • a minimum of Master’s Degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Business management (Finance or Accounting option) or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Business management (Finance or Accounting option) or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • certified public accountants (CPA K) examination or ACCA affiliate exams.
  • membership in good standing of the institute of certified public accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or any other recognized professional body;
  • demonstrated results in work performance;
  • shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
  • management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • proficiency in computer applications; and proven interaction with finance/accounting application/software.
  • Conversant with finance ERP;
  • Conversant with the Public Finance Management Act.


Responsibilities

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  • a minimum of eight (8) years relevant work experience with at least three (3) years in supervisory role;
  • a minimum of Master’s Degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Business management (Finance or Accounting option) or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Business management (Finance or Accounting option) or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • certified public accountants (CPA K) examination or ACCA affiliate exams.
  • membership in good standing of the institute of certified public accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or any other recognized professional body;
  • demonstrated results in work performance;
  • shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
  • management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • proficiency in computer applications; and proven interaction with finance/accounting application/software.
  • Conversant with finance ERP;
  • Conversant with the Public Finance Management Act.


Duties and responsibilities will entail:

  • Preparing EFT/RTGS files and upload in the bank payment system upon receipt of authorized voucher/imprest warrant within the day of receipt;
  • Preparing and maintaining accurate prepayments, accruals and provision schedules;
  • Posting journals to recognize bank charges on a monthly basis and submit a summary report to the Chief accountant by 5th of the following month;
  • Collecting all dishonoured payments cheques /EFTs/RTGS from the various banks, and reversing in the system and forward for replacement;
  • maintaining cheque books and cash book records as well as financial statements and entries to monthly accounts in accordance with accounting regulations;
  • preparing monthly tax returns to ensure compliance with periodic tax payments,
  • information reporting and other statutory requirements as well providing advice to Management on the effective strategies for minimizing tax liability;
  • ensuring the proper maintenance, storage and security of financial and
  • accounting documents in order to ensure that they are properly filed, secured and readily accessible for action;
  • ensuring Reconciliation of imprest Accounts and preparation of recovery reports fortnightly;
  • responsible for all organizational transactions with banks, KRA and other institutions;
  • ensuring Month end close of the General Ledger i.e. Transfer to Financial Reporting
  • ensuring timely disbursement and payments for goods and services as per contract terms;.
  • participating in preparation of Departmental Budget, work plans and procurement plans
  • any other duties as may be assigned


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