Accountant Job in Kenya

HR/4/A/2018/30

KP/6
Ksh.104,080- 146,814 p.m.
Summary
To Ensure the effective financial and accounting affairs of the Institute as set out in various regulatory laws; maintenance of proper books of accounts; keep custody of accountable documents; Preparing periodic management and annual financial accounting reports; undertake cash and bank management activities; project finances management; the account for special funds set up under various statutes; manage accounting information,

Responsibilities
·          Preparing proper books of accounts and records;
·          Preparing periodic accounting reports;
·          Maintaining accurate accounting records of project activities;
·          Supporting in preparing annual budget estimates for the Institute;
·          Participating in coordination of internal and external audits;
·          Supervising management of petty Cash;
·          Ensuring maintenance of accurate accounting general ledgers;
·          Processing payment requisitions and process payroll payments;
·          Ensuring accurate posting of accounting transactions in the accounting system;
·          Processing requests for bank transfers;
·          Ensuring receipt of incoming funds;
·          Verify Preparation of payments to statutory accounts such as PAYE, NHIF, NSSF and HELB;
·          Assist in the development and implementation of financial controls and procedures;
·          Participating in preparation of financial statements;
·          Preparing monthly bank reconciliation reports and Ensuring accurate cashbook postings;
·          Participating in preparing investment records and documents;
·          Implementing the financial controls Established by the Institute;
·          Keeping custody of assigned accountable documents;
·          Preparing periodic accounting and financial reports;
·          Undertaking cash and bank management activities;
·          Implementing project and donor finances management activities;
·          Examining and verifying vouchers;
·          Balancing of cash book and advances ledgers; and
·          Receiving and processing invoices and claims and ensuring completeness
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
·          Master’s degree in accounting or related field or CPA (K)
·          Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or related field.
·          Active ICPAK membership
·          Knowledge of computerized accounting packages
Attributes
·          Proven ability to identify and critically assess issues and trends sound knowledge and experience in the application of advanced research methodologies
·          Demonstrated ability to make timely, fundamentally sound and quality decisions
·          Pertinent to research priorities, and identified research outcomes that impact on Kenyan people
·          Confident in networking and engaging with key institutions and relevant stakeholders to minimize research gaps
·          Communications skills
·          Networking skills
How to Apply
All applications to be addressed to:
The Executive Director,
The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis,
Upper Hill, Bishop Gardens Towers, 2nd Floor Bishop Road,
P.O. Box 56445, Nairobi, 00200 City Square,
Tel: 2719933/4, Fax 2719951
Nairobi, Kenya.
All Email applications to be sent to:  careers@kippra.or.ke
Applications should reach the Institute, not later than close of business on  Monday 13TH May 2019  at 17:00 hrs
Late applications will not be accepted, and ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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