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Accountant

Ref: ACCT/02

Overall Purpose

Responsible to the Senior Accountant for compiling and posting general ledger information and summaries concerning various financial transactions in order to ensure accurate and timely maintenance of accounting records in accordance with prescribed financial policies.

Core Duties and Responsibilities

  • Compile and post general ledger information and summaries concerning various financial transactions in order to ensure accurate and timely maintenance of accounting records
  • Prepare general ledger journal entries to record cash, revenue, and expense activities.
  • Carry out bank reconciliation, selected account reconciliation, including cash reconciliation as well as prepare other appropriate schedules as required
  • To prepare and close monthly entries, analysis and reconcile all balance sheet accounts, prepare monthly financial statements and other accounting reports.
  • To check and verify expenditure before preparing payment vouchers, cheques and remittance payments
  • To prepare tax returns to ensure compliance with the required tax payment information and other statutory requirements
  • Proper maintenance, storage, security and filing of all financial and accounting documents in order to ensure that they are properly kept accessible for action.
  • Receive monthly levies and issue receipts in respect of all levies, license fee and all cash paid in.
  • Making cash payments in respect of staff claims.
  • To maintain and regularly reconcile assets register with the general ledger.
  • Analyse cash paid in, out and cash balance.

    Minimum Qualifications& Experience for the job

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Accounting Option) or related field
  • Hold CPA ( K ) qualification
  • Over five (5) years relevant work experience.
  • Knowledge of accounting and budgeting principles, financial management and banking.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in computer applications such as MS office and financial packages

    Terms of Offer

    An attractive remuneration package commensurate with the responsibilities of the above positions will be negotiated with the right candidates.

    If you believe you are the right candidate for the above positions and can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the qualifications given, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your position, current remuneration, qualifications, experience, names and addresses of three referees, email and telephone contacts together with copies of your certificates and testimonials to:

    The Chief Executive Officer

    Insurance Regulatory Authority

    Zep -Re Place

    P.O Box 43505-00100

    Nairobi

    IRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and canvassing will result in automatic disqualification.

    NB: Applicants who have already responded to our earlier advertisements need not re -apply


    Procurement Officer

    Ref: PO/03

    Overall Purpose

    Responsible to the Head of Procurement for providing assistance in the procurement of goods, works and services for the Authority and ensuring that procurement and supplies processes are carried out efficiently and effectively to achieve the Authority’s objectives.

    Core Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implementation and monitoring of the procurement of goods, works and services and ensure that they are in conformance with the Public Procurement & Disposal Act and Regulations.
  • Prepare periodic reports for submission to the PPOA.
  • Prepare asset disposal plans and coordinate for disposal of unserviceable, obsolete and surplus assets.
  • Designing and implementing an effective procurement records management, retention and disposal program
  • Create and maintain material codes for stock and non-stock items maintain proper inventory records to ensure adequate audit trail.
  • In charge of implementing and enforcement of stores regulations and procedures
  • Conduct periodic and annual stock taking and investigate discrepancies between inventory records and physical inventory holdings for reconciliation.
  • Timely preparation of suppliers invoices creating a linkage between procurement and payment files in accordance with section 45 (6) of the Public Procurement & Disposal Act, 2005.

    Minimum Qualifications & Experience for the job

  • Bachelor’s degree in Procurement, Business, Social Sciences or equivalent.
  • Graduate diploma from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply.
  • Must be a registered member of KISM or CIPS or any other professional body.
  • At least five (5) years relevant experience
  • Knowledge of the Public Procurement & Disposal Act, 2005 and the Regulation, 2006
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.

    Terms of Offer

    An attractive remuneration package commensurate with the responsibilities of the above positions will be negotiated with the right candidates.

    If you believe you are the right candidate for the above positions and can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the qualifications given, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your position, current remuneration, qualifications, experience, names and addresses of three referees, email and telephone contacts together with copies of your certificates and testimonials to:

    The Chief Executive Officer

    Insurance Regulatory Authority

    Zep -Re Place

    P.O Box 43505-00100

    Nairobi

    IRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and canvassing will result in automatic disqualification.

    NB: Applicants who have already responded to our earlier advertisements need not re -apply


    Knowledge Management Officer

    Ref: KMO/04

    Job Purpose

    Responsible to the Policy, Research & Development Manager the Knowledge Management Officer has responsibility for developing and implementing effective knowledge management programs and activities and will be in charge of the Authority’s Resource Centre.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement knowledge management strategy.
  • Conduct needs assessment and surveys to assess user Information needs.
  • Ensure Knowledge Management processes and procedures are understood within the Authority in terms of their effectiveness, quality and responsiveness.
  • Create, facilitate, and manage a knowledge transfer system designed to harness information on emerging issues and ensuring its accessibility and usage.
  • Create, and dissemination of knowledge within the Authority while ensuring accessibility of these resources to the staff, management and stakeholders.
  • Respond to queries and assist clients in accessing Knowledge Management tools and resources.
  • Train users in KM methods, process and tools to ensure proper use of resources
  • Conduct outreach programs and oversee training for staff and clients in use of Knowledge Management tools.

    Minimum Qualifications & Experience for the job

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information science/library science, or related discipline.
  • Holders of Master’s Degree in relevant fields will have an added advantage.
  • Membership to a relevant professional body.
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience in developing and implementing knowledge management programmes that contribute to strategic objectives in a reputable institution/library.
  • Working knowledge of educational media and technology including the internet and its utilization for electronic learning.
  • Proficiency in MS office suite.

    Terms of Offer

    An attractive remuneration package commensurate with the responsibilities of the above positions will be negotiated with the right candidates.

    If you believe you are the right candidate for the above positions and can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the qualifications given, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your position, current remuneration, qualifications, experience, names and addresses of three referees, email and telephone contacts together with copies of your certificates and testimonials to:

    The Chief Executive Officer

    Insurance Regulatory Authority

    Zep -Re Place

    P.O Box 43505-00100

    Nairobi

    IRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and canvassing will result in automatic disqualification.

    NB: Applicants who have already responded to our earlier advertisements need not re -apply


    Human Capital Development Assistant

    Ref: HCDA/06

    Reporting to the Human Capital Development & Administration Manager the Human Capital Development Assistant will be responsible for providing essential support to Human Capital Development team and support in various HR services including employee services, recruitment and development policies and procedures.

    Core Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain proper records of staff files and leave records.
  • Maintain the Human resource information system records and compile reports from data base as requested.
  • Assist with the recruitment process including scheduling interviews and processing reference checks.
  • Assist with on boarding of new staff including ensuring that work station and other equipment are ready for new employee on their start date.
  • Assist in new employee orientation and coordinate the completion of the required employment forms for new staff.
  • Prepare employment contracts and job descriptions for newly recruited staff members.
  • Provide support in managing staff benefits including medical cover, group life/group personal accident and pension scheme.
  • Provide assistance in updating HR policies and procedures manual
  • Respond to queries from staff and outside request as applicable.
  • Organize internal external meetings and appointments, and reserve meeting rooms.
  • Arrange and coordinate local and international travel arrangements for staff

    Minimum Qualifications & experience for the job

  • A Bachelors degree in Business or social sciences or equivalent.
  • A post graduate Diploma in Human resource management.
  • At least three (3) years relevant experience
  • Good interpersonal and public relations skills
  • Proficiency in MS office suite

    Terms of Offer

    An attractive remuneration package commensurate with the responsibilities of the above positions will be negotiated with the right candidates.

    If you believe you are the right candidate for the above positions and can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the qualifications given, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your position, current remuneration, qualifications, experience, names and addresses of three referees, email and telephone contacts together with copies of your certificates and testimonials to:

    The Chief Executive Officer

    Insurance Regulatory Authority

    Zep -Re Place

    P.O Box 43505-00100

    Nairobi

    IRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and canvassing will result in automatic disqualification.

    NB: Applicants who have already responded to our earlier advertisements need not re -apply


    Consumer Education Officer Jobs Kenya

    Ref: CEO/05

    Reporting to the Senior Consumer Education Officer, the officer will be responsible for planning and implementing Consumer Education activities and programmes in line with the Authority’s strategic objective of developing the Insurance Industry.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement strategies aimed at improving consumer awareness and basic knowledge to consumers on insurance matters.
  • In line with consumer education strategy, facilitate the development of suitable consumer education framework for the Authority.
  • Assist in carrying out needs assessment and to determine the information needs of specific groups of consumers of insurance services and products.
  • Design and develop Information, Education & Communication (IEC) materials for enhancing consumer education strategy.
  • Organize and conduct public education and outreach events in the Counties
  • Prepare and make presentations to diverse stakeholders on the need and benefits of insurance.
  • Develop informercials in liaison with various stakeholders for both print and electronic media.
  • Monitor and evaluate implementation of public education programs.
  • Keep abreast with any new developments in the insurance industry that may affect the policyholders and insurance policies beneficiaries.
  • Develop periodic monthly, quarterly and annual reports detailing consumer education programs and activities.

    Minimum Qualifications & Experience for the job

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related fields.

  • A Bachelors degree or postgraduate training in education would be an added advantage.
  • At least five (5) years relevant experience in assessing training needs and implementation of such training to adult learners or curriculum development.
  • Experience in the development and implementation of consumer education programmes and creation of public awareness on matters of public interest.
  • Ability to develop informative and Information Education Communication (IEC) materials.
  • Good interpersonal and public relations skills
  • Proficiency in MS office suite

    Terms of Offer

    An attractive remuneration package commensurate with the responsibilities of the above positions will be negotiated with the right candidates.

    If you believe you are the right candidate for the above positions and can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the qualifications given, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your position, current remuneration, qualifications, experience, names and addresses of three referees, email and telephone contacts together with copies of your certificates and testimonials to:

    The Chief Executive Officer

    Insurance Regulatory Authority

    Zep -Re Place

    P.O Box 43505-00100

    Nairobi

    IRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and canvassing will result in automatic disqualification.

    NB: Applicants who have already responded to our earlier advertisements need not re -apply

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