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Job Title
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
Job Description

Job Purpose

Responsible for implementation of sound accounting and financial management systems in line with Public Finance Management Act and International Public Sector Accounting Standards

  1. Job Description

The duties and responsibilities entail:

  1. Target costing of the project, prepare margin analysis and trace costs back to activities
  2. Develop cost accounting framework that facilitate reporting of contribution margins;
  • Preparation of the budget, control and periodic financial reporting;
  1. Monitor budget utilization to ensure efficient utilization of allocated funds and alert management of any risks exposure;
  2. Examine monthly expenditure controls and commitments to identify possible budget deficits and alert management to allocate additional funds or control expenditure;
  3. Review of financial procedures and policies in line with the regulations while ensuring compliance with internal controls;
  • Analyze, reconcile and maintain the general ledger accounts, while establishing any un reconciling items;
  • Prepare monthly journal entries and adjustments, including supporting document documentation and appropriate descriptions;
  1. Prepare and analyze income statement and balance sheet schedules for annual audit;
  2. Coordinate external and internal audits and ensure its effective implementation of recommendation;
  3. Preparation and submission of financial, accounting and management reports on weekly, monthly, quarterly and annually for decision making
  • Coordinate monthly cash books and bank reconciliations;
  • Preparation and management of weekly, monthly and annual cash flows forecasting and reporting;
  • Revenue collection, reconciliation and reporting
Job Specification
  1. For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
  2. Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Accounting, Economics or Business Administration, or equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPAK)n or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution
  1. At least three(3) years’ work experience, in a Private or Public Sector;
  2. A member in good standing of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK)
  3. Proficiency in computer applications;
  • Demonstrated results in work performance; and
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution

Competencies and Skills

  1. Negotiation and communication skills
  2. Management skills
  • Analytical skills
  1. Knowledge of accounting packages
  2. Attention to details
  3. Problem solving skills
Grade
ICTA 6
No Sought
1
Advert Ref
ICTA/DSS/03/2021
Recruiment
NOC Recruitment